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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 580 574 585
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing GSM 47 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.06% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 46 74 25
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
6894 8005 7889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.68% 16.10% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5843 6607 6510
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +33 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Brentford -6 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 59 (81.94%) Telecoms
2 42 (58.33%) LTE
3 29 (40.28%) Wireless
4 26 (36.11%) UMTS
5 24 (33.33%) Degree
6 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (26.39%) Marketing
7 19 (26.39%) Handset
7 19 (26.39%) Project Management
8 18 (25.00%) 3GPP
8 18 (25.00%) WCDMA
9 17 (23.61%) Computer Science
9 17 (23.61%) Radio Access Network
10 13 (18.06%) Billing
11 12 (16.67%) Electronics
11 12 (16.67%) LAN
11 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.89%) VoIP
13 10 (13.89%) SQL
13 10 (13.89%) Linux
14 9 (12.50%) Java
14 9 (12.50%) CRM
14 9 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (11.11%) SS7
15 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 8 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
16 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
16 7 (9.72%) INAP
17 6 (8.33%) Siebel

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.78%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) LTE
2 29 (40.28%) Wireless
3 26 (36.11%) UMTS
4 18 (25.00%) 3GPP
4 18 (25.00%) WCDMA
5 17 (23.61%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (16.67%) LAN
7 10 (13.89%) VoIP
8 8 (11.11%) SS7
9 7 (9.72%) INAP
10 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.94%) Bluetooth
11 5 (6.94%) TCAP
11 5 (6.94%) RTP
11 5 (6.94%) VLAN
11 5 (6.94%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (5.56%) MVNO
12 4 (5.56%) PSTN
12 4 (5.56%) 3G
13 3 (4.17%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) OpenSTA
General
1 59 (81.94%) Telecoms
2 19 (26.39%) Marketing
3 13 (18.06%) Billing
4 12 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Technical Manager
2 14 (19.44%) Account Manager
3 12 (16.67%) Technical Account Manager
4 11 (15.28%) Sales Manager
5 9 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Technical Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Writer
8 5 (6.94%) Author
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Author
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Manager
8 5 (6.94%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.17%) Product Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
1 5 (6.94%) STL
1 5 (6.94%) Web Services
1 5 (6.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) Ajax
2 3 (4.17%) Django
2 3 (4.17%) XML
2 3 (4.17%) XSLT
2 3 (4.17%) XHTML
2 3 (4.17%) J2EE
2 3 (4.17%) CSS
2 3 (4.17%) Servlets
3 2 (2.78%) OLE
4 1 (1.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (26.39%) Handset
3 17 (23.61%) Computer Science
4 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.94%) Wiki
6 1 (1.39%) Telematics
6 1 (1.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Project Management
2 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.50%) CRM
4 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
6 6 (8.33%) SDLC
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.94%) Content Management
7 5 (6.94%) Network Design
7 5 (6.94%) SOA
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) C#
3 5 (6.94%) C++
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) CCNA
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) iptables
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.33%) Siebel
2 6 (8.33%) Cerillion
3 5 (6.94%) Perforce
4 3 (4.17%) Actix
5 2 (2.78%) Huawei
5 2 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.78%) Nokia
6 1 (1.39%) EMC
6 1 (1.39%) BT
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Posted: Yesterday
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