The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / South West
Rank - 236 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.091% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £44,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
805 1003 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.30% 18.18% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 641 864 843
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

GSM
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the South West region.

GSM Salary Trend in the South West

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for GSM.

1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) XCAP
2 2 (50.00%) Actix
2 2 (50.00%) Anite
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) MapBasic
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) IMAP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) XCAP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) IMAP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) POP3
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) RF Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) MapBasic
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (50.00%) Actix
2 2 (50.00%) Anite
2 2 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft