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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 358 348 315
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -33
Permanent jobs citing GSM 77 62 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.49% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 117
Average salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +22 57 £44,250 +18.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £55,000 +26.43%
Surrey -14 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire -18 2 £42,000 -11.57% 2
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 138 (79.77%) UMTS
2 106 (61.27%) Telecoms
3 78 (45.09%) LTE
4 73 (42.20%) Wireless
5 58 (33.53%) 3G
5 58 (33.53%) UNIX
6 57 (32.95%) Degree
7 56 (32.37%) Service Delivery
8 52 (30.06%) GPRS
9 49 (28.32%) Linux
10 47 (27.17%) Marketing
11 46 (26.59%) WiMAX
12 41 (23.70%) 2G
13 39 (22.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 32 (18.50%) Radio Access Network
14 32 (18.50%) Product Marketing
14 32 (18.50%) QA
14 32 (18.50%) Change Management
14 32 (18.50%) TIBCO
14 32 (18.50%) SS7
14 32 (18.50%) NDS
15 31 (17.92%) Ericsson
15 31 (17.92%) C++
16 30 (17.34%) RNC
17 29 (16.76%) Nokia
17 29 (16.76%) Nortel
18 27 (15.61%) HNC
18 27 (15.61%) HND
18 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (13.87%) Cisco

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 138 (79.77%) UMTS
2 78 (45.09%) LTE
3 73 (42.20%) Wireless
4 58 (33.53%) 3G
5 52 (30.06%) GPRS
6 46 (26.59%) WiMAX
7 41 (23.70%) 2G
8 32 (18.50%) Radio Access Network
8 32 (18.50%) SS7
9 30 (17.34%) RNC
10 22 (12.72%) VPN
11 20 (11.56%) CDMA
12 19 (10.98%) SGSN
12 19 (10.98%) WCDMA
13 17 (9.83%) HSPA
13 17 (9.83%) 3GPP
13 17 (9.83%) CDMA2000
14 15 (8.67%) RANAP
14 15 (8.67%) Asterisk PBX
14 15 (8.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.67%) GCC
1 15 (8.67%) GDB
1 15 (8.67%) Trac
1 15 (8.67%) Subversion
General
1 106 (61.27%) Telecoms
2 47 (27.17%) Marketing
3 5 (2.89%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.58%) Finance
4 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (16.76%) Support Engineer
2 24 (13.87%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.87%) Technical Engineer
3 20 (11.56%) Wireless Engineer
4 18 (10.40%) RAN Engineer
5 17 (9.83%) Radio Engineer
5 17 (9.83%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.25%) Radio Network Engineer
6 16 (9.25%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 15 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Embedded Software Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.78%) Developer
9 8 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Core Network Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) 3G Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Transmission Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 15 (8.67%) STL
2 14 (8.09%) SOAP
3 12 (6.94%) Web Services
3 12 (6.94%) XML
3 12 (6.94%) LAMP
3 12 (6.94%) XML-RPC
3 12 (6.94%) REST
4 10 (5.78%) MAPI
4 10 (5.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
3 2 (1.16%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.53%) UNIX
2 49 (28.32%) Linux
3 10 (5.78%) Solaris
4 9 (5.20%) Windows NT
4 9 (5.20%) Windows 2000
4 9 (5.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.37%) Service Delivery
2 32 (18.50%) Product Marketing
2 32 (18.50%) Change Management
3 23 (13.29%) Network Planning
4 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
5 16 (9.25%) Project Management
5 16 (9.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (8.67%) Multithreading
6 15 (8.67%) OO
6 15 (8.67%) OOD
7 10 (5.78%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.78%) Capacity Management
8 6 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.47%) Network Architecture
9 5 (2.89%) Test Strategy
9 5 (2.89%) OpenUP
10 4 (2.31%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (2.31%) Security Management
10 4 (2.31%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (2.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.92%) C++
2 23 (13.29%) C
3 12 (6.94%) PHP
4 4 (2.31%) Java
4 4 (2.31%) Perl
5 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.73%) Python
5 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.16%) SQL
6 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 57 (32.95%) Degree
2 27 (15.61%) HNC
2 27 (15.61%) HND
3 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.50%) QA
2 16 (9.25%) SLA
3 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (18.50%) NDS
2 12 (6.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.58%) Netcool
1 1 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 39 (22.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 32 (18.50%) TIBCO
3 31 (17.92%) Ericsson
4 29 (16.76%) Nokia
4 29 (16.76%) Nortel
5 24 (13.87%) Cisco
6 20 (11.56%) Microsoft
6 20 (11.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 11 (6.36%) Huawei
8 9 (5.20%) Sybase
9 4 (2.31%) BT
10 1 (0.58%) Cramer
10 1 (0.58%) Juniper
10 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
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