The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 591 540 595
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +55
Permanent jobs citing GSM 43 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.93% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 52
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
7715 7109 8647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.97% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6382 6037 7314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in London

GSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 23 £26,000 -50.47% 4
Brentford - 4 £65,000 -
Feltham - 1 £47,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GSM.

1 96 (76.80%) Telecoms
2 49 (39.20%) Linux
3 37 (29.60%) VoIP
3 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
4 36 (28.80%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (28.00%) LTE
6 34 (27.20%) Software Engineering
7 33 (26.40%) Degree
7 33 (26.40%) C++
8 31 (24.80%) LAN
8 31 (24.80%) UMTS
9 28 (22.40%) SQL
9 28 (22.40%) Computer Science
10 26 (20.80%) SS7
11 25 (20.00%) Wireless
11 25 (20.00%) UNIX
12 23 (18.40%) Marketing
13 22 (17.60%) Java
13 22 (17.60%) Handset
13 22 (17.60%) Mobile App
14 21 (16.80%) VLAN
14 21 (16.80%) Network Design
15 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 20 (16.00%) RTP
15 20 (16.00%) INAP
15 20 (16.00%) STL
16 19 (15.20%) Electronics
16 19 (15.20%) Multithreading
16 19 (15.20%) Radio Access Network

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) MS Office
2 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) GitHub
2 6 (4.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.60%) VoIP
1 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
2 35 (28.00%) LTE
3 31 (24.80%) UMTS
3 31 (24.80%) LAN
4 26 (20.80%) SS7
5 25 (20.00%) Wireless
6 21 (16.80%) VLAN
7 20 (16.00%) INAP
7 20 (16.00%) RTP
8 19 (15.20%) Radio Access Network
9 18 (14.40%) SIGTRAN
9 18 (14.40%) TCAP
9 18 (14.40%) DSL
10 17 (13.60%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (9.60%) SMS
11 12 (9.60%) GPRS
12 10 (8.00%) 3G
12 10 (8.00%) MVNO
13 8 (6.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) MySQL
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.60%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) JIRA
2 10 (8.00%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.20%) Robotium
4 8 (6.40%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.80%) Moq
5 1 (0.80%) JMeter
5 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 96 (76.80%) Telecoms
2 23 (18.40%) Marketing
3 19 (15.20%) Electronics
3 19 (15.20%) Billing
4 4 (3.20%) Dutch Language
4 4 (3.20%) German Language
5 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Finance
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (28.80%) Developer
2 16 (12.80%) Technical Manager
3 15 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Sales Manager
4 13 (10.40%) Python Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Python/Django Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Telecoms Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) IP Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior IP Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Android Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Django Developer
9 8 (6.40%) C++ Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Architect
10 7 (5.60%) Senior C++ Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) STL
1 20 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (11.20%) Django
2 14 (11.20%) RESTful
3 12 (9.60%) .NET
4 10 (8.00%) JNI
4 10 (8.00%) J2SE
5 9 (7.20%) XMPP
6 8 (6.40%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (6.40%) SQLAlchemy
6 8 (6.40%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.60%) HTML
8 1 (0.80%) Web Services
8 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.80%) Java SE
8 1 (0.80%) WCF
8 1 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.80%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.80%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (22.40%) Computer Science
3 22 (17.60%) Mobile App
3 22 (17.60%) Handset
4 9 (7.20%) Open Source
5 3 (2.40%) Social Media
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Statistics
6 2 (1.60%) SCADA
6 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.60%) CCTV
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.80%) iPhone
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.20%) Linux
2 25 (20.00%) UNIX
3 14 (11.20%) Windows
4 13 (10.40%) Android
5 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.80%) Network Design
3 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.20%) Multithreading
5 16 (12.80%) CRM
6 12 (9.60%) Time Management
6 12 (9.60%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (8.80%) OO
8 10 (8.00%) Android Development
9 9 (7.20%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.80%) Product Management
11 5 (4.00%) ITIL
12 4 (3.20%) Change Management
12 4 (3.20%) Performance Engineering
13 3 (2.40%) Line Management
13 3 (2.40%) Network Management
13 3 (2.40%) Service Management
13 3 (2.40%) Validation
13 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
14 2 (1.60%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) C++
2 28 (22.40%) SQL
3 22 (17.60%) Java
4 17 (13.60%) Python
5 12 (9.60%) C
6 11 (8.80%) C#
7 7 (5.60%) PowerHouse
8 4 (3.20%) Perl
9 2 (1.60%) PHP
9 2 (1.60%) VB
9 2 (1.60%) Ruby
9 2 (1.60%) Lua
10 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.60%) ISEB
2 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.00%) Google
3 8 (6.40%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle
6 4 (3.20%) HP
7 3 (2.40%) JBoss
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco
8 2 (1.60%) BT
9 1 (0.80%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.80%) SGI
9 1 (0.80%) EMC
9 1 (0.80%) Nokia
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Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago