The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 187 174 174
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.026% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.18% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
566 544 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.05% 14.27% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 486 470 465
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) DoubleClick
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) PPC Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) PPC Manager
2 2 (33.33%) PPC Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) PPC Executive
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) DoubleClick
1 2 (33.33%) Google