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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 378 313 326
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +13
Permanent jobs citing GSM 65 119 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 2.60% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 76 101
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
4977 4581 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.62% 22.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3557 4366
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 -15 45 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Surrey -20 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 7 £50,250 -4.28%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £42,500 - 2
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 104 (67.97%) UMTS
2 85 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 60 (39.22%) LTE
4 49 (32.03%) Software Engineering
4 49 (32.03%) GPRS
5 43 (28.10%) Linux
5 43 (28.10%) Wireless
6 41 (26.80%) Degree
7 36 (23.53%) UNIX
7 36 (23.53%) C++
8 35 (22.88%) Marketing
9 31 (20.26%) Cisco
10 30 (19.61%) C#
11 29 (18.95%) SS7
12 28 (18.30%) Windows
13 27 (17.65%) C
13 27 (17.65%) Service Delivery
13 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (17.65%) Product Marketing
13 27 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 26 (16.99%) Change Management
14 26 (16.99%) TIBCO
14 26 (16.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 26 (16.99%) NDS
15 25 (16.34%) HNC
15 25 (16.34%) HND
15 25 (16.34%) OO
16 24 (15.69%) Subversion
17 21 (13.73%) Electronics
17 21 (13.73%) 3G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
2 5 (3.27%) AutoCAD
2 5 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (67.97%) UMTS
2 60 (39.22%) LTE
3 49 (32.03%) GPRS
4 43 (28.10%) Wireless
5 29 (18.95%) SS7
6 21 (13.73%) 3G
7 16 (10.46%) PBX
7 16 (10.46%) Asterisk PBX
7 16 (10.46%) 4G
8 15 (9.80%) RANAP
8 15 (9.80%) WCDMA
8 15 (9.80%) Ethernet
8 15 (9.80%) RTP
9 14 (9.15%) TCP/IP
9 14 (9.15%) 3GPP
9 14 (9.15%) VoIP
10 13 (8.50%) SGSN
11 12 (7.84%) SMS
11 12 (7.84%) 2G
12 11 (7.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Subversion
2 15 (9.80%) GCC
2 15 (9.80%) GDB
2 15 (9.80%) Trac
General
1 85 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 35 (22.88%) Marketing
3 21 (13.73%) Electronics
4 6 (3.92%) Finance
5 5 (3.27%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.96%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) Software Engineer
2 23 (15.03%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.42%) Network Engineer
4 16 (10.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Developer
6 9 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 9 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.58%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Core Network Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.07%) .NET
2 15 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (9.80%) STL
3 12 (7.84%) WPF
3 12 (7.84%) LINQ
4 10 (6.54%) HTML
5 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (5.23%) jQuery
5 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.23%) MFC
6 7 (4.58%) CSS
6 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (4.58%) HTML5
7 4 (2.61%) Ajax
8 3 (1.96%) MAPI
9 1 (0.65%) XML
9 1 (0.65%) WML
9 1 (0.65%) WAP
9 1 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) Firmware
2 8 (5.23%) Home Automation
2 8 (5.23%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.92%) Telematics
4 5 (3.27%) Physics
4 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.96%) User Experience
6 2 (1.31%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.65%) Handset
7 1 (0.65%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.10%) Linux
2 36 (23.53%) UNIX
3 28 (18.30%) Windows
4 7 (4.58%) Android
4 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.61%) Windows NT
5 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.03%) Software Engineering
2 27 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.65%) Product Marketing
3 26 (16.99%) Change Management
4 25 (16.34%) OO
5 20 (13.07%) Network Planning
6 15 (9.80%) OOD
7 9 (5.88%) UML
8 8 (5.23%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (5.23%) Multithreading
8 8 (5.23%) Web Development
9 7 (4.58%) MVC
9 7 (4.58%) Product Management
9 7 (4.58%) Android Development
9 7 (4.58%) iOS Development
10 6 (3.92%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.92%) Project Management
11 5 (3.27%) Service Management
11 5 (3.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.53%) C++
2 30 (19.61%) C#
3 27 (17.65%) C
4 21 (13.73%) Embedded C
5 18 (11.76%) SQL
6 13 (8.50%) Python
7 9 (5.88%) Perl
8 8 (5.23%) Assembly Language
8 8 (5.23%) Embedded C++
8 8 (5.23%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (26.80%) Degree
2 25 (16.34%) HNC
2 25 (16.34%) HND
3 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) PMP
5 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CCIE
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (16.99%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Netcool
2 2 (1.31%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.65%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (20.26%) Cisco
2 27 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 26 (16.99%) TIBCO
3 26 (16.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 13 (8.50%) EMC
5 12 (7.84%) Oracle
6 8 (5.23%) NEC
7 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.27%) Cramer
8 5 (3.27%) Huawei
9 4 (2.61%) Juniper
9 4 (2.61%) Sybase
10 3 (1.96%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.65%) HP
11 1 (0.65%) Avaya
11 1 (0.65%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.65%) Ruckus Wireless
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