The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 166 - 154
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% - 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
GSM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
369 477 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.20% 12.93% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 234 297 222
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GSM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

GSM Salary Trend in Scotland

GSM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Glasgow - 1 £60,000 -
GSM
UK

GSM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) WiMAX
2 3 (75.00%) RNC
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) UMTS
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) WiMAX
2 3 (75.00%) RNC
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) RAN Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Nortel
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft