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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 602 629 644
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +15
Permanent jobs citing GSM 15 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.071% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 40
Median salary £65,000 £56,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +22.28%
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
5923 6925 7832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.47% 15.88% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 5924 6459
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 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 September 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
City of London +52 1 £60,000 +14.28%
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (51.61%) Project Management
1 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (45.16%) Electronics
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) C
3 13 (41.94%) C++
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) 3G
4 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
4 12 (38.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
4 12 (38.71%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (38.71%) 4G
4 12 (38.71%) Change Control
4 12 (38.71%) KVM
4 12 (38.71%) Service Design
5 11 (35.48%) Ansible
5 11 (35.48%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (35.48%) OpenFlow
5 11 (35.48%) Puppet
6 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) PBX
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) IVR

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) 3G
1 12 (38.71%) 4G
2 11 (35.48%) OpenFlow
3 3 (9.68%) PABX
3 3 (9.68%) PBX
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 3 (9.68%) VoIP
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (3.23%) SS7
4 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 16 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (45.16%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C++ Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Linux Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Telecoms Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Account Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Technical Account Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Technical Manager
5 6 (19.35%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) C Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C/C++ Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications Manager
6 3 (9.68%) VoIP Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Project Management
2 12 (38.71%) Change Control
2 12 (38.71%) Knowledge Management
2 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
2 12 (38.71%) Service Design
3 11 (35.48%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) KVM
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Ansible
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
2 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.23%) Polycom