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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 199 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing GSM 9 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.23% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.31% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
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
981 915 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.30% 17.41% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 867 736 957
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +6 5 £50,000 -
Epsom - 4 £32,500 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) UMTS
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (75.00%) LTE
2 10 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (62.50%) Subversion
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) RANAP
2 10 (62.50%) RTP
2 10 (62.50%) OO
2 10 (62.50%) C++
2 10 (62.50%) PBX
2 10 (62.50%) Trac
3 7 (43.75%) GCC
3 7 (43.75%) GDB
3 7 (43.75%) STL
3 7 (43.75%) OOD
3 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
4 5 (31.25%) SCTP
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) GPRS
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) TCAP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) UMTS
1 12 (75.00%) LTE
2 10 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (62.50%) RANAP
2 10 (62.50%) PBX
2 10 (62.50%) RTP
3 5 (31.25%) SCTP
4 4 (25.00%) GPRS
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) M3UA
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) TCAP
6 2 (12.50%) SCCP
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
1 10 (62.50%) Trac
2 7 (43.75%) GCC
2 7 (43.75%) GDB
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
1 10 (62.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (43.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) OO
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 7 (43.75%) OOD
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco