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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 370 447 350
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -97
Permanent jobs citing GSM 30 30 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.14% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.71% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 36
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £47,900 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £43,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.71% +4.21%
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
3579 4245 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.10% 19.75% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2861 3512 3706
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +56 20 £77,500 +181.81% 3
Surrey +23 4 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Oxfordshire +35 2 - -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GSM.

1 44 (81.48%) UMTS
2 35 (64.81%) Telecoms
3 27 (50.00%) LTE
4 17 (31.48%) Service Delivery
5 16 (29.63%) Cisco
5 16 (29.63%) SS7
6 15 (27.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 15 (27.78%) Presales
7 14 (25.93%) Wireshark
7 14 (25.93%) Linux
7 14 (25.93%) C++
7 14 (25.93%) Unix
7 14 (25.93%) Change Management
8 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
8 13 (24.07%) Diameter Protocol
8 13 (24.07%) Value-Added Service
9 12 (22.22%) TIBCO
10 11 (20.37%) PBX
10 11 (20.37%) Marketing
11 9 (16.67%) RTP
11 9 (16.67%) Subversion
11 9 (16.67%) OO
11 9 (16.67%) STL
11 9 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
11 9 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
11 9 (16.67%) GCC
11 9 (16.67%) GDB
11 9 (16.67%) Trac
11 9 (16.67%) RANAP
11 9 (16.67%) Multithreading

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
1 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (81.48%) UMTS
2 27 (50.00%) LTE
3 16 (29.63%) SS7
4 14 (25.93%) Wireshark
5 13 (24.07%) Diameter Protocol
5 13 (24.07%) Value-Added Service
6 11 (20.37%) PBX
7 9 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
7 9 (16.67%) RANAP
7 9 (16.67%) RTP
8 8 (14.81%) GPRS
8 8 (14.81%) SCCP
8 8 (14.81%) Wireless
9 7 (12.96%) VPN
10 6 (11.11%) 3G
10 6 (11.11%) CDMA
11 5 (9.26%) 2G
11 5 (9.26%) 4G
11 5 (9.26%) GGSN
11 5 (9.26%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) GCC
1 9 (16.67%) GDB
1 9 (16.67%) Subversion
1 9 (16.67%) Trac
General
1 35 (64.81%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.37%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
1 12 (22.22%) VAS Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Telecoms Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Communications Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Handset
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Physics
3 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
1 14 (25.93%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Service Delivery
2 15 (27.78%) Presales
3 14 (25.93%) Change Management
4 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
5 9 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 9 (16.67%) OO
5 9 (16.67%) Product Marketing
6 4 (7.41%) Defect Management
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Business Development
7 3 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.70%) Network Design
8 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C++
2 5 (9.26%) Perl
2 5 (9.26%) Python
3 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.41%) C
3 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) HNC
1 6 (11.11%) HND
1 6 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 12 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 9 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
5 7 (12.96%) Nokia
6 5 (9.26%) Mitel
7 4 (7.41%) HP
7 4 (7.41%) Huawei
8 3 (5.56%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.70%) Cognizant
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.70%) Nortel
9 2 (3.70%) Polycom
9 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.85%) F5
10 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
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