The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 182 183 159
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.024% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.17% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 16
Average salary £32,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
559 581 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.16% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 492 505 464
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
North West

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 30 July 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 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) DoubleClick
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) PPC Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) PPC Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PPC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PPC Executive
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) DoubleClick
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft