The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 22.22% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

GSM
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the M4 Corridor region.

GSM Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

GSM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) MGW
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) MGW
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper