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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 213 189 200
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing GSM 9 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.89% 2.55% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 24
Average salary £45,000 £53,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% +38.70%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
1016 1057 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.61% 21.85% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 881 832 982
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 2 September 2014. 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 +7 9 £45,000 -25.00% 3
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) UMTS
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 18 (100.00%) LTE
2 15 (83.33%) Subversion
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) RANAP
2 15 (83.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (83.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 15 (83.33%) GCC
2 15 (83.33%) GDB
2 15 (83.33%) STL
2 15 (83.33%) Trac
2 15 (83.33%) RTP
2 15 (83.33%) OOD
2 15 (83.33%) PBX
2 15 (83.33%) OO
3 12 (66.67%) VoIP
4 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) TCAP
5 3 (16.67%) SCCP
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) SCTP
5 3 (16.67%) M3UA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) UMTS
1 18 (100.00%) LTE
2 15 (83.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 15 (83.33%) PBX
2 15 (83.33%) RANAP
2 15 (83.33%) RTP
3 12 (66.67%) VoIP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) TCAP
4 3 (16.67%) SCCP
4 3 (16.67%) IPsec
4 3 (16.67%) M3UA
4 3 (16.67%) SCTP
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Subversion
1 15 (83.33%) GCC
1 15 (83.33%) GDB
1 15 (83.33%) Trac
General
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) STL
1 15 (83.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) OO
1 15 (83.33%) OOD
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + car, fuel, bonus, pension
Posted: 13 days ago