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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 398 369 353
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -16
Permanent jobs citing GSM 56 84 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.70% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 65
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,900 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
4712 4947 5410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 20.65% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 3843 4314
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -5 37 £43,500 -5.94% 5
Surrey +6 8 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 7 - -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 97 (69.78%) UMTS
2 85 (61.15%) Telecoms
3 53 (38.13%) LTE
4 51 (36.69%) UNIX
5 47 (33.81%) GPRS
5 47 (33.81%) Wireless
5 47 (33.81%) 3G
6 41 (29.50%) Linux
7 40 (28.78%) Service Delivery
8 37 (26.62%) Marketing
9 35 (25.18%) Degree
10 34 (24.46%) 2G
11 30 (21.58%) WiMAX
12 29 (20.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 29 (20.86%) SS7
13 26 (18.71%) Radio Access Network
14 24 (17.27%) QA
14 24 (17.27%) Product Marketing
14 24 (17.27%) TIBCO
14 24 (17.27%) Change Management
14 24 (17.27%) NDS
15 22 (15.83%) Firewall
16 21 (15.11%) Ericsson
16 21 (15.11%) CDMA
16 21 (15.11%) C++
16 21 (15.11%) RNC
17 20 (14.39%) HNC
17 20 (14.39%) HND
18 19 (13.67%) Nortel
18 19 (13.67%) Nokia

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (0.72%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 97 (69.78%) UMTS
2 53 (38.13%) LTE
3 47 (33.81%) Wireless
3 47 (33.81%) GPRS
3 47 (33.81%) 3G
4 34 (24.46%) 2G
5 30 (21.58%) WiMAX
6 29 (20.86%) SS7
7 26 (18.71%) Radio Access Network
8 22 (15.83%) Firewall
9 21 (15.11%) RNC
9 21 (15.11%) CDMA
10 19 (13.67%) SGSN
10 19 (13.67%) 4G
11 18 (12.95%) VPN
12 17 (12.23%) VLAN
13 16 (11.51%) Internet
14 15 (10.79%) HTTP
15 13 (9.35%) MPLS
15 13 (9.35%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) MySQL
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Subversion
2 11 (7.91%) Trac
3 8 (5.76%) GCC
3 8 (5.76%) GDB
General
1 85 (61.15%) Telecoms
2 37 (26.62%) Marketing
3 6 (4.32%) Billing
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Finance
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (12.95%) Technical Engineer
2 16 (11.51%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.51%) RAN Engineer
3 14 (10.07%) Network Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Wireless Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Radio Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Radio Network Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Network Optimisation Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Transmission Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.04%) Developer
9 6 (4.32%) 3G Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded Software Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Coordinator
11 4 (2.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.79%) HTML
2 13 (9.35%) MAPI
3 11 (7.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (6.47%) SOAP
5 8 (5.76%) STL
5 8 (5.76%) XML
6 7 (5.04%) Web Services
6 7 (5.04%) REST
6 7 (5.04%) LAMP
6 7 (5.04%) XML-RPC
7 4 (2.88%) WAP
8 2 (1.44%) .NET
8 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.44%) CSS
8 2 (1.44%) Ajax
8 2 (1.44%) WPF
8 2 (1.44%) LINQ
8 2 (1.44%) jQuery
8 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.44%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.44%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.72%) VHDL
5 1 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.72%) IPTV
5 1 (0.72%) CPLD
5 1 (0.72%) SCADA
5 1 (0.72%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.69%) UNIX
2 41 (29.50%) Linux
3 14 (10.07%) Windows
4 13 (9.35%) Solaris
5 7 (5.04%) Windows 2000
5 7 (5.04%) Windows NT
6 4 (2.88%) Android
6 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.78%) Service Delivery
2 24 (17.27%) Change Management
2 24 (17.27%) Product Marketing
3 15 (10.79%) Network Planning
3 15 (10.79%) Project Management
4 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
4 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
5 11 (7.91%) Capacity Management
5 11 (7.91%) OO
6 8 (5.76%) OOD
6 8 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.76%) Multithreading
7 5 (3.60%) Network Architecture
8 4 (2.88%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (2.88%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (2.88%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (2.88%) Information Security
8 4 (2.88%) Security Management
9 3 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) C++
2 18 (12.95%) C
3 7 (5.04%) PHP
4 5 (3.60%) SQL
5 4 (2.88%) Java
6 3 (2.16%) C#
6 3 (2.16%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.44%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) VC++
8 1 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Degree
2 20 (14.39%) HNC
2 20 (14.39%) HND
3 2 (1.44%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) PMP
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.27%) QA
2 10 (7.19%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (17.27%) NDS
2 8 (5.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) OpenView
2 1 (0.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (20.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 24 (17.27%) TIBCO
3 21 (15.11%) Ericsson
4 19 (13.67%) Nokia
4 19 (13.67%) Nortel
5 16 (11.51%) Cisco
6 15 (10.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
8 10 (7.19%) Huawei
9 7 (5.04%) Oracle
9 7 (5.04%) Sybase
10 6 (4.32%) HP
10 6 (4.32%) BT
11 4 (2.88%) VMware
11 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.44%) EMC
13 1 (0.72%) Remedy
13 1 (0.72%) QNX
13 1 (0.72%) Xilinx
13 1 (0.72%) Altera
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