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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 560 565 584
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing GSM 61 51 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 61
Average salary £60,000 £46,250 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% -3.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,500 £80,000
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
7790 7361 8396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.42% 16.38% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6452 6149 7116
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +7 28 £48,500 -14.15%
Brentford - 10 £65,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 98 (77.17%) Telecoms
2 53 (41.73%) Linux
3 37 (29.13%) VoIP
3 37 (29.13%) LTE
4 35 (27.56%) C++
5 34 (26.77%) SQL
5 34 (26.77%) TCP/IP
6 33 (25.98%) Software Engineering
6 33 (25.98%) Degree
7 30 (23.62%) UMTS
8 27 (21.26%) SS7
8 27 (21.26%) Computer Science
9 26 (20.47%) LAN
10 25 (19.69%) Java
10 25 (19.69%) UNIX
10 25 (19.69%) Wireless
11 23 (18.11%) Mobile App
12 22 (17.32%) Marketing
12 22 (17.32%) Handset
13 21 (16.54%) Python
13 21 (16.54%) Network Design
14 20 (15.75%) Billing
14 20 (15.75%) VLAN
14 20 (15.75%) Radio Access Network
14 20 (15.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 20 (15.75%) STL
14 20 (15.75%) RTP
14 20 (15.75%) INAP
15 19 (14.96%) SIGTRAN
15 19 (14.96%) Multithreading

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Office
2 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) GitHub
2 6 (4.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.13%) VoIP
1 37 (29.13%) LTE
2 34 (26.77%) TCP/IP
3 30 (23.62%) UMTS
4 27 (21.26%) SS7
5 26 (20.47%) LAN
6 25 (19.69%) Wireless
7 20 (15.75%) VLAN
7 20 (15.75%) Radio Access Network
7 20 (15.75%) RTP
7 20 (15.75%) INAP
8 19 (14.96%) SIGTRAN
9 18 (14.17%) TCAP
10 16 (12.60%) DSL
11 14 (11.02%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (9.45%) HTTP
12 12 (9.45%) SMS
13 9 (7.09%) MVNO
13 9 (7.09%) GPRS
14 7 (5.51%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) MySQL
2 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) JIRA
2 12 (9.45%) SoapUI
2 12 (9.45%) Selenium
3 11 (8.66%) Subversion
3 11 (8.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.66%) Robotium
4 1 (0.79%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.79%) JMeter
General
1 98 (77.17%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.32%) Marketing
3 20 (15.75%) Billing
4 18 (14.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.36%) Dutch Language
5 3 (2.36%) German Language
6 2 (1.57%) Finance
6 2 (1.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Developer
2 16 (12.60%) Technical Manager
3 14 (11.02%) Python Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Python/Django Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Sales Manager
5 12 (9.45%) Android Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Django Developer
6 10 (7.87%) IP Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior IP Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior C++ Developer
8 7 (5.51%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 20 (15.75%) STL
2 18 (14.17%) Django
2 18 (14.17%) RESTful
3 12 (9.45%) J2SE
3 12 (9.45%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (9.45%) SQLAlchemy
3 12 (9.45%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (9.45%) JNI
4 11 (8.66%) XMPP
4 11 (8.66%) .NET
5 2 (1.57%) HTML
6 1 (0.79%) Java SE
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.11%) Mobile App
3 22 (17.32%) Handset
4 11 (8.66%) Open Source
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Statistics
5 2 (1.57%) SCADA
5 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.57%) CCTV
5 2 (1.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.79%) IPTV
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.73%) Linux
2 25 (19.69%) UNIX
3 14 (11.02%) Android
4 13 (10.24%) Windows
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.54%) Network Design
3 19 (14.96%) Multithreading
4 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.02%) Mobile Application Development
5 14 (11.02%) CRM
6 12 (9.45%) Android Development
7 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.87%) Time Management
8 9 (7.09%) OO
9 7 (5.51%) Product Management
10 5 (3.94%) Change Management
11 4 (3.15%) Validation
11 4 (3.15%) ITIL
11 4 (3.15%) Performance Engineering
12 3 (2.36%) Network Management
12 3 (2.36%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (2.36%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.36%) Use Case
12 3 (2.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.56%) C++
2 34 (26.77%) SQL
3 25 (19.69%) Java
4 21 (16.54%) Python
5 14 (11.02%) C
6 10 (7.87%) C#
7 7 (5.51%) PowerHouse
8 5 (3.94%) Perl
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
9 2 (1.57%) VB
9 2 (1.57%) Lua
9 2 (1.57%) Ruby
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) ISEB
2 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) VMware
2 12 (9.45%) Google
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle
3 6 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.15%) JBoss
4 4 (3.15%) HP
5 3 (2.36%) Cisco
6 2 (1.57%) BT
6 2 (1.57%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.57%) Huawei
6 2 (1.57%) ZTE
6 2 (1.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.79%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.79%) Motorola
7 1 (0.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.79%) SGI
7 1 (0.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.79%) Anite
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