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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 620 634 606
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs citing GSM 16 41 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.092% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.59% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 74
Median salary £50,250 £57,500 £60,951
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.60% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,250 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £70,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
GSM
England

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
6286 6965 7872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.95% 15.66% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5402 5892 6526
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in London

GSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 16 (64.00%) Management Information System
2 15 (60.00%) Project Management
3 14 (56.00%) Electronics
4 12 (48.00%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (48.00%) Change Control
4 12 (48.00%) Service Design
5 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (32.00%) VoIP
7 6 (24.00%) UMTS
8 5 (20.00%) 3GPP
8 5 (20.00%) GPRS
8 5 (20.00%) Validation
8 5 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) M3UA
9 4 (16.00%) SCTP
9 4 (16.00%) 4G
9 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (16.00%) 2G
9 4 (16.00%) SOAP
9 4 (16.00%) HTTP
9 4 (16.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB
9 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) SMPP
9 4 (16.00%) TCAP
9 4 (16.00%) SCCP
9 4 (16.00%) INAP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) VoIP
2 6 (24.00%) UMTS
3 5 (20.00%) 3GPP
3 5 (20.00%) GPRS
3 5 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (16.00%) 2G
4 4 (16.00%) 3G
4 4 (16.00%) 4G
4 4 (16.00%) HTTP
4 4 (16.00%) INAP
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) M3UA
4 4 (16.00%) SCCP
4 4 (16.00%) SCTP
4 4 (16.00%) SMPP
4 4 (16.00%) TCAP
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) PBX
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 14 (56.00%) Electronics
2 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Account Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Account Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications Manager
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.00%) Velocity
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Project Management
2 12 (48.00%) Change Control
2 12 (48.00%) Knowledge Management
2 12 (48.00%) Service Design
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) KVM
1 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) 3Com
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent plus benefits and company
Posted: 5 days ago