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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 207 199 180
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing GSM 12 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.19% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.96% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 38
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
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
1021 940 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.97% 19.96% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 903 795 939
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 31 October 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 +6 12 £50,000 -14.89% 1
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) UMTS
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (100.00%) LTE
2 14 (82.35%) Subversion
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 14 (82.35%) RANAP
2 14 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (82.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (82.35%) GCC
2 14 (82.35%) GDB
2 14 (82.35%) STL
2 14 (82.35%) Trac
2 14 (82.35%) RTP
2 14 (82.35%) OOD
2 14 (82.35%) PBX
2 14 (82.35%) OO
3 11 (64.71%) Multithreading
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) TCAP
5 3 (17.65%) SCCP
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) SCTP
5 3 (17.65%) M3UA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (100.00%) UMTS
1 17 (100.00%) LTE
2 14 (82.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (82.35%) PBX
2 14 (82.35%) RANAP
2 14 (82.35%) RTP
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) TCAP
4 3 (17.65%) SCCP
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) M3UA
4 3 (17.65%) SCTP
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Subversion
1 14 (82.35%) GCC
1 14 (82.35%) GDB
1 14 (82.35%) Trac
General
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) STL
1 14 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) OO
1 14 (82.35%) OOD
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago