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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 589 577 583
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing GSM 33 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 40
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £22,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% -10.00%
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
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 7 £52,500 +14.13%
Brentford +2 2 £85,000 +30.76%
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 39 (50.00%) LTE
3 34 (43.59%) Wireless
4 24 (30.77%) UMTS
5 22 (28.21%) 3GPP
6 21 (26.92%) Handset
6 21 (26.92%) Degree
7 20 (25.64%) Project Management
8 19 (24.36%) WCDMA
9 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (20.51%) Computer Science
10 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.95%) Billing
11 14 (17.95%) Marketing
12 12 (15.38%) VoIP
12 12 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
13 11 (14.10%) 3G
14 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
14 10 (12.82%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (12.82%) C++
14 10 (12.82%) CRM
15 9 (11.54%) Linux
15 9 (11.54%) OO
15 9 (11.54%) LAN
15 9 (11.54%) Java
15 9 (11.54%) SQL
15 9 (11.54%) SS7
15 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
16 8 (10.26%) INAP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.56%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.00%) LTE
2 34 (43.59%) Wireless
3 24 (30.77%) UMTS
4 22 (28.21%) 3GPP
5 19 (24.36%) WCDMA
6 12 (15.38%) VoIP
6 12 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.10%) 3G
8 9 (11.54%) SS7
8 9 (11.54%) LAN
9 8 (10.26%) PSTN
9 8 (10.26%) GPRS
9 8 (10.26%) INAP
9 8 (10.26%) 4G
10 7 (8.97%) RTP
10 7 (8.97%) HSPA
10 7 (8.97%) VLAN
10 7 (8.97%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (8.97%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MySQL
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) OpenSTA
General
1 60 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.95%) Billing
2 14 (17.95%) Marketing
3 6 (7.69%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.85%) Finance
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) French Language
6 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 13 (16.67%) Technical Account Manager
2 13 (16.67%) Account Manager
3 11 (14.10%) Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Technical Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Author
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Author
6 5 (6.41%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Writer
6 5 (6.41%) Sales Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
1 7 (8.97%) STL
1 7 (8.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) OLE
4 1 (1.28%) Ajax
4 1 (1.28%) Django
4 1 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.28%) XHTML
4 1 (1.28%) WAP
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Handset
2 17 (21.79%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (20.51%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.41%) Wiki
6 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) EPoS
7 1 (1.28%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.85%) Android
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Project Management
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.82%) CRM
3 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 9 (11.54%) OO
5 8 (10.26%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
6 7 (8.97%) SDLC
6 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.97%) Network Design
7 5 (6.41%) Content Management
7 5 (6.41%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.41%) SOA
7 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL
8 4 (5.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) C++
2 9 (11.54%) Java
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.28%) CCNA
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) iptables
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.69%) Siebel
2 6 (7.69%) Cerillion
3 5 (6.41%) Perforce
4 3 (3.85%) VMware
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) Apple
4 3 (3.85%) Actix
4 3 (3.85%) Assembla
4 3 (3.85%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.56%) Huawei
6 1 (1.28%) BT
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Voxsmart
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 18 days ago