The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 401 369 377
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Permanent jobs citing GSM 41 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.75% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 54
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,800 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
GSM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4401 4911 5312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 21.48% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3453 3818 4231
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GSM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GSM Salary Trend in the South East

GSM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

GSM Salary Histogram in the South East

GSM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 July 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
Berkshire -16 22 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Surrey +22 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Middlesex +10 4 £30,000 -50.00%
Hampshire 0 2 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £34,500 -13.75%
West Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 70 (70.71%) UMTS
2 61 (61.62%) Telecoms
3 49 (49.49%) LTE
4 34 (34.34%) Wireless
5 30 (30.30%) Linux
6 29 (29.29%) UNIX
6 29 (29.29%) GPRS
7 28 (28.28%) 3G
8 20 (20.20%) Radio Access Network
9 19 (19.19%) WiMAX
9 19 (19.19%) Degree
9 19 (19.19%) 2G
10 18 (18.18%) 4G
11 17 (17.17%) Marketing
11 17 (17.17%) CDMA
12 16 (16.16%) VPN
12 16 (16.16%) SS7
13 15 (15.15%) Firewall
14 14 (14.14%) Cisco
14 14 (14.14%) Windows
14 14 (14.14%) HTML
14 14 (14.14%) SGSN
15 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
16 12 (12.12%) Internet
17 11 (11.11%) Electronics
17 11 (11.11%) C++
17 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
17 11 (11.11%) QA
18 10 (10.10%) IMAP
18 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.01%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 70 (70.71%) UMTS
2 49 (49.49%) LTE
3 34 (34.34%) Wireless
4 29 (29.29%) GPRS
5 28 (28.28%) 3G
6 20 (20.20%) Radio Access Network
7 19 (19.19%) 2G
7 19 (19.19%) WiMAX
8 18 (18.18%) 4G
9 17 (17.17%) CDMA
10 16 (16.16%) SS7
10 16 (16.16%) VPN
11 15 (15.15%) Firewall
12 14 (14.14%) SGSN
13 12 (12.12%) Internet
14 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.10%) HTTP
15 10 (10.10%) POP3
15 10 (10.10%) SMTP
15 10 (10.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.01%) HBase
2 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Subversion
2 4 (4.04%) Trac
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.01%) GCC
4 1 (1.01%) GDB
4 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (61.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (17.17%) Marketing
3 11 (11.11%) Electronics
4 5 (5.05%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Finance
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.01%) French Language
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
2 9 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Telecoms Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Radio Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Transmission Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Developer
6 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.04%) Tester
6 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Applications Tester
6 4 (4.04%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (4.04%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) HTML
2 10 (10.10%) MAPI
3 5 (5.05%) .NET
3 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.05%) jQuery
4 4 (4.04%) WAP
4 4 (4.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.04%) HTML5
4 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (4.04%) CSS
4 4 (4.04%) Ajax
4 4 (4.04%) WPF
4 4 (4.04%) LINQ
5 1 (1.01%) STL
5 1 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) XML
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.05%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Physics
5 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.02%) Handset
6 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.01%) VHDL
7 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.01%) IPTV
7 1 (1.01%) CPLD
7 1 (1.01%) SCADA
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Linux
2 29 (29.29%) UNIX
3 14 (14.14%) Windows
4 10 (10.10%) Solaris
5 4 (4.04%) Android
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.03%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.02%) Fedora
7 2 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
2 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.10%) Network Planning
2 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.09%) Project Management
4 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.07%) Change Management
5 7 (7.07%) Product Marketing
5 7 (7.07%) Capacity Management
6 6 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.06%) OO
7 4 (4.04%) Web Development
8 3 (3.03%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.03%) MVC
8 3 (3.03%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.02%) SDLC
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.02%) Network Design
9 2 (2.02%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) C++
2 10 (10.10%) SQL
3 7 (7.07%) Perl
3 7 (7.07%) C
4 6 (6.06%) C#
4 6 (6.06%) Python
4 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.03%) Assembly Language
6 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (1.01%) VC++
8 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) HND
3 7 (7.07%) HNC
4 2 (2.02%) MCP
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.01%) PMP
5 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.01%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) NDS
2 1 (1.01%) Firmware
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) OpenView
2 1 (1.01%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Cisco
2 10 (10.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 7 (7.07%) TIBCO
4 7 (7.07%) Huawei
5 6 (6.06%) HP
6 5 (5.05%) Nortel
6 5 (5.05%) Nokia
7 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.04%) BT
7 4 (4.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.04%) VMware
8 3 (3.03%) Sybase
8 3 (3.03%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) Wind River
9 2 (2.02%) Perforce
10 1 (1.01%) Altera
10 1 (1.01%) Atmel
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