The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 39 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing GSM 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.17% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 1.16% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 86 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.37% 25.60% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 88
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

GSM
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

GSM Salary Trend in Middlesex

GSM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
1 4 (80.00%) WLAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) TETRA
1 4 (80.00%) WiMAX
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CDMA
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) IMAP
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) SGSN
2 1 (20.00%) POP3
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) MAPI
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
1 4 (80.00%) WLAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) TETRA
1 4 (80.00%) WiMAX
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) IMAP
2 1 (20.00%) SGSN
2 1 (20.00%) CDMA
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) POP3
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing