The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / London
Rank 552 635 621
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -14
Permanent jobs citing GSM 22 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.041% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 27
Median salary £65,000 £53,750 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -40.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,650 £43,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5235 6513 7536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.71% 15.83% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4403 5524 6317
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in London

GSM
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the London region.

GSM Salary Trend in London

GSM
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

GSM Salary Histogram in London

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GSM.

1 42 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 41 (89.13%) C
2 41 (89.13%) C++
3 40 (86.96%) Linux
3 40 (86.96%) 3G
3 40 (86.96%) VMware
3 40 (86.96%) Multithreading
3 40 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (86.96%) 4G
3 40 (86.96%) KVM
4 39 (84.78%) Ansible
4 39 (84.78%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (84.78%) OpenFlow
4 39 (84.78%) Puppet
4 39 (84.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 33 (71.74%) Translating Business Requirements
6 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.22%) Banking
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 5 (10.87%) C#
10 4 (8.70%) Degree
11 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
11 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.35%) Polycom
11 2 (4.35%) NFC
11 2 (4.35%) SCCM
11 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
11 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
11 2 (4.35%) Windows 10

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 40 (86.96%) 3G
1 40 (86.96%) 4G
2 39 (84.78%) OpenFlow
3 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) NFC
4 2 (4.35%) UMTS
4 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) GPRS
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
General
1 42 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) C++ Developer
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Linux Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Lead Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Telecoms Developer
4 12 (26.09%) C Developer
4 12 (26.09%) C/C++ Developer
5 11 (23.91%) Senior C++ Developer
5 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior C Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Principal Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Mac Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Multithreading
2 33 (71.74%) Translating Business Requirements
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C
1 41 (89.13%) C++
2 5 (10.87%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MBA
System Software
1 40 (86.96%) KVM
1 40 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (84.78%) Ansible
1 39 (84.78%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (84.78%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) Cognizant
2 2 (4.35%) Polycom
3 1 (2.17%) EMC