The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 181 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.95% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £57,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
GSM
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
504 528 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.96% 16.08% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 437 431 437
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GSM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

GSM Salary Trend in Manchester

GSM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) ISUP
1 1 (100.00%) INAP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) RANAP
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) MGW
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) VoWiFi
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) INAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISUP
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) MGW
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) RANAP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) VoWiFi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Core Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia