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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 239 - 211
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
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
1227 1050 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.36% 16.93% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 829 728
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
1 5 (83.33%) GPRS
1 5 (83.33%) PSTN
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) SS7
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (83.33%) GPRS
1 5 (83.33%) PSTN
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) SS7
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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