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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 159 182 185
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Permanent jobs citing GSM 17 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
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
512 558 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 13.91% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 426 491 502
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

GSM Salary Histogram in Manchester

GSM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Altrincham - 2 £43,500 -
GSM
North West

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) UMTS
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
3 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (39.13%) C
3 9 (39.13%) GPRS
4 8 (34.78%) MPEG
4 8 (34.78%) Flash
4 8 (34.78%) J2ME
4 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
4 8 (34.78%) Symbian
4 8 (34.78%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) VoIP
4 8 (34.78%) WLAN
4 8 (34.78%) SVG
4 8 (34.78%) OpenGL
4 8 (34.78%) Middleware
4 8 (34.78%) DVB
4 8 (34.78%) Mobile Commerce
4 8 (34.78%) DRM
4 8 (34.78%) UIQ
4 8 (34.78%) Series 60
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Automotive
4 8 (34.78%) Device Driver
4 8 (34.78%) Multimedia
4 8 (34.78%) Speech Recognition
4 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) AutoCAD
1 5 (21.74%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) UMTS
2 9 (39.13%) GPRS
2 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (34.78%) Bluetooth
3 8 (34.78%) DVB
3 8 (34.78%) NFC
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
3 8 (34.78%) WLAN
4 6 (26.09%) WiMAX
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
4 6 (26.09%) LTE
4 6 (26.09%) 4G
4 6 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (21.74%) 2G
5 5 (21.74%) RNC
5 5 (21.74%) 3G
6 4 (17.39%) PBX
6 4 (17.39%) PSTN
7 3 (13.04%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (4.35%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Automotive
2 8 (34.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Flash
1 8 (34.78%) J2ME
1 8 (34.78%) SVG
1 8 (34.78%) OpenGL
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
1 8 (34.78%) UIQ
1 8 (34.78%) Series 60
1 8 (34.78%) BREW
1 8 (34.78%) Qt
1 8 (34.78%) OpenAL
1 8 (34.78%) OpenCL
2 5 (21.74%) OLE
3 4 (17.39%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) MPEG
1 8 (34.78%) Device Driver
1 8 (34.78%) iPhone
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (34.78%) Nucleus RTOS
2 8 (34.78%) Android
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (17.39%) SUSE
4 3 (13.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (34.78%) DRM
1 8 (34.78%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
1 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
2 8 (34.78%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) HAProxy
1 4 (17.39%) Opsview
1 4 (17.39%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Symbian
2 6 (26.09%) Ericsson
3 5 (21.74%) Nokia
3 5 (21.74%) Nortel
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Huawei
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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