The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 187 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing GSM 12 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.84% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 17
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
GSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
922 958 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.04% 18.70% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 809 788 1012
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

GSM
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

GSM Salary Trend in Surrey

GSM
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

GSM Salary Histogram in Surrey

GSM
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Guildford +9 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Epsom - 4 £32,500 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (75.00%) UMTS
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (75.00%) LTE
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) RTP
3 7 (43.75%) OO
3 7 (43.75%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) PBX
3 7 (43.75%) SCTP
3 7 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (43.75%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (43.75%) Trac
3 7 (43.75%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (43.75%) Subversion
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) RANAP
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) GCC
4 4 (25.00%) GDB
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) M3UA
4 4 (25.00%) STL
4 4 (25.00%) OOD
4 4 (25.00%) GPRS
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) UMTS
1 12 (75.00%) LTE
2 7 (43.75%) RTP
2 7 (43.75%) PBX
2 7 (43.75%) SCTP
2 7 (43.75%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (43.75%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (43.75%) RANAP
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) M3UA
3 4 (25.00%) GPRS
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) TCAP
3 4 (25.00%) SCCP
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) DAB
5 1 (6.25%) 3G
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Trac
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) GCC
2 4 (25.00%) GDB
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) OO
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (25.00%) OOD
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago