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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 402 403 418
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing GSM 21 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.35% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 30
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £31,400 £38,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
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
3744 4217 5065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 20.20% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 3416 3716
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -4 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +19 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £28,000 -42.26%
Buckinghamshire +19 1 - -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 40 (76.92%) UMTS
2 32 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 32 (61.54%) LTE
3 19 (36.54%) Diameter Protocol
4 17 (32.69%) Wireshark
4 17 (32.69%) C++
5 16 (30.77%) Cisco
6 15 (28.85%) SCCP
7 14 (26.92%) SS7
7 14 (26.92%) Linux
8 13 (25.00%) ISEB
9 12 (23.08%) 3G
9 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
10 11 (21.15%) SIGTRAN
10 11 (21.15%) tcpdump
10 11 (21.15%) 4G
10 11 (21.15%) ISUP
10 11 (21.15%) 2G
10 11 (21.15%) PBX
11 10 (19.23%) HP
11 10 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (19.23%) Defect Management
11 10 (19.23%) Presales
11 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 10 (19.23%) Asterisk PBX
12 9 (17.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
12 9 (17.31%) Subversion
12 9 (17.31%) RANAP
12 9 (17.31%) Test Planning

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 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (76.92%) UMTS
2 32 (61.54%) LTE
3 19 (36.54%) Diameter Protocol
4 17 (32.69%) Wireshark
5 15 (28.85%) SCCP
6 14 (26.92%) SS7
7 12 (23.08%) 3G
8 11 (21.15%) 2G
8 11 (21.15%) 4G
8 11 (21.15%) ISUP
8 11 (21.15%) PBX
8 11 (21.15%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (21.15%) tcpdump
9 10 (19.23%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (17.31%) RANAP
10 9 (17.31%) RTP
11 8 (15.38%) GPRS
11 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.38%) VoIP
12 7 (13.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) HBase
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) GCC
1 9 (17.31%) GDB
1 9 (17.31%) Subversion
1 9 (17.31%) Trac
2 1 (1.92%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 3 (5.77%) Automotive
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Billing
5 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Network Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) GSM Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.77%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (5.77%) LTE Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (17.31%) STL
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) LINQ
2 2 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) IVR
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.77%) Mechatronics
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Unix
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
4 3 (5.77%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Defect Management
1 10 (19.23%) Presales
1 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.31%) Cross-Platform Development
2 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
2 9 (17.31%) OO
2 9 (17.31%) Test Planning
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.77%) B2B
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Process Management
6 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) C++
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.69%) C
4 4 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) ISEB
2 12 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 10 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) HNC
5 2 (3.85%) HND
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) CCNP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco
2 10 (19.23%) HP
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) Mitel
5 2 (3.85%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (3.85%) Nortel
5 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Genesys
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
Slough, Berkshire
Nanotek Limited
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