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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 205 225
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.37% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 9
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
976 930 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.22% 16.87% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 845 707 980
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) GPRS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) CDMA2000
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) HSPA
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) GPRS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) CDMA2000
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) HSPA
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
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