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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 233 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.019% 0.17% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.93% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Median salary £36,000 £46,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.99% +41.66%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.19%
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
906 1076 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 18.83% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 742 947 921
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £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
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 8 December 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £36,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
3 3 (50.00%) Actix
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) XCAP
4 2 (33.33%) MapBasic
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) Mapinfo
4 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) Anite
4 2 (33.33%) Huawei
5 1 (16.67%) IMAP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) SCADA
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) HSPA
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) 3G

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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) WCDMA
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) XCAP
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) HSPA
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) IMAP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) POP3
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) RF Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Doctrine
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) MapBasic
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 3 (50.00%) Actix
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) Anite
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel