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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 232 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.066% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
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
1032 1250 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 20.75% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1050 823
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in the South West

GSM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Bristol - 5 £55,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West region with a requirement for GSM.

1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
2 10 (90.91%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (63.64%) Huawei
4 6 (54.55%) Network Design
4 6 (54.55%) 2G
4 6 (54.55%) Nokia
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (45.45%) GPRS
5 5 (45.45%) UMTS
5 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) 3G
6 4 (36.36%) 4G
7 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
7 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
7 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
7 3 (27.27%) SMS
7 3 (27.27%) Billing
8 2 (18.18%) HSPA
8 2 (18.18%) Actix
8 2 (18.18%) Nortel
8 2 (18.18%) High Availability
9 1 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (9.09%) VoWiFi
9 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
9 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (9.09%) ETL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LTE
1 11 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 10 (90.91%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (54.55%) 2G
4 5 (45.45%) GPRS
4 5 (45.45%) UMTS
4 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
5 4 (36.36%) 3G
5 4 (36.36%) 4G
6 3 (27.27%) SMS
7 2 (18.18%) HSPA
8 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (9.09%) INAP
8 1 (9.09%) ISUP
8 1 (9.09%) SS7
8 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
8 1 (9.09%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Designer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Designer
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Huawei
2 6 (54.55%) Nokia
3 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
4 2 (18.18%) Actix
4 2 (18.18%) Nortel
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia Networks