The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 838 856 822
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Permanent jobs citing GSM 72 110 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 86 106
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16133 18186 20683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.94% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13195 15112 16297
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GSM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM within the UK.

GSM Salary Trend in the UK

GSM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

GSM Salary Histogram in the UK

GSM
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 64 £48,750 +2.63% 6
South East +8 22 £50,000 +25.00% 2
London +40 15 £65,000 +8.33%
North West -2 12 £48,750 +12.06% 2
Manchester -2 12 £48,750 +12.06% 2
Berkshire +13 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +27 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
East Midlands +19 8 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Camberley - 8 £50,000 - 1
Reading +20 5 £87,500 +153.62%
Mansfield - 5 £35,000 -
South West - 5 £47,250 -
Nottingham +1 3 - - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £39,500 -
East of England +18 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -11 2 £28,000 -42.26%
Newbury -11 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxford - 2 £28,000 -
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £51,250 -
City of London +45 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Milton Keynes +19 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Slough +10 1 £41,500 -51.17% 1
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £39,500 -

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GSM.

1 83 (54.61%) Telecoms
2 63 (41.45%) UMTS
3 61 (40.13%) LTE
4 46 (30.26%) 3G
5 35 (23.03%) 4G
6 32 (21.05%) C++
7 29 (19.08%) Linux
8 28 (18.42%) Windows
8 28 (18.42%) 2G
8 28 (18.42%) Wireshark
9 27 (17.76%) Electronics
9 27 (17.76%) Project Management
10 25 (16.45%) VoIP
10 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
11 24 (15.79%) PBX
11 24 (15.79%) SQL
12 23 (15.13%) HP
12 23 (15.13%) Wireless
13 22 (14.47%) Multithreading
13 22 (14.47%) Radio Access Network
14 21 (13.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 21 (13.82%) WCDMA
15 20 (13.16%) Cisco
15 20 (13.16%) GPRS
15 20 (13.16%) C
15 20 (13.16%) Diameter Protocol
16 19 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 19 (12.50%) SS7
17 16 (10.53%) WAN
17 16 (10.53%) VMware

GSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.87%) IIS
2 4 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (41.45%) UMTS
2 61 (40.13%) LTE
3 46 (30.26%) 3G
4 35 (23.03%) 4G
5 28 (18.42%) 2G
5 28 (18.42%) Wireshark
6 25 (16.45%) VoIP
7 24 (15.79%) PBX
8 23 (15.13%) Wireless
9 22 (14.47%) Radio Access Network
10 21 (13.82%) WCDMA
11 20 (13.16%) Diameter Protocol
11 20 (13.16%) GPRS
12 19 (12.50%) SS7
13 16 (10.53%) WAN
14 15 (9.87%) DNS
14 15 (9.87%) SCCP
14 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
14 15 (9.87%) VPN
15 13 (8.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) Big Data
2 4 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) GIS
4 1 (0.66%) HBase
4 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.66%) MS Access
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) GCC
1 9 (5.92%) GDB
1 9 (5.92%) Subversion
1 9 (5.92%) Trac
2 4 (2.63%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.32%) JMeter
4 1 (0.66%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (54.61%) Telecoms
2 27 (17.76%) Electronics
3 9 (5.92%) Billing
4 7 (4.61%) Marketing
5 5 (3.29%) Finance
6 4 (2.63%) Automotive
6 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.97%) Advertising
8 2 (1.32%) Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 14 (9.21%) Developer
2 13 (8.55%) Monitoring Engineer
3 12 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Account Manager
4 11 (7.24%) C++ Developer
4 11 (7.24%) Technical Account Manager
4 11 (7.24%) Technical Manager
4 11 (7.24%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Analyst
6 9 (5.92%) Design Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Designer
6 9 (5.92%) Electronics Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Linux Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Network Analyst
6 9 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.92%) Senior Designer
6 9 (5.92%) Telecoms Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (5.92%) STL
3 3 (1.97%) .NET
4 2 (1.32%) Ajax
4 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.32%) CSS
4 2 (1.32%) HTML
4 2 (1.32%) HTML5
4 2 (1.32%) jQuery
4 2 (1.32%) LINQ
4 2 (1.32%) WPF
5 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.66%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.66%) Java ME
5 1 (0.66%) Node.js
5 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.55%) IVR
3 8 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.29%) CPLD
6 4 (2.63%) Clustering
7 3 (1.97%) Mechatronics
8 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.66%) Arduino
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.66%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.08%) Linux
2 28 (18.42%) Windows
3 14 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.26%) Unix
6 4 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.97%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.66%) Android
8 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.76%) Project Management
2 22 (14.47%) Multithreading
3 16 (10.53%) Presales
4 14 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (9.21%) Defect Management
4 14 (9.21%) Network Design
5 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (8.55%) Software Engineering
5 13 (8.55%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.89%) Change Control
6 12 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
6 12 (7.89%) Service Design
7 10 (6.58%) Network Planning
8 9 (5.92%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (5.92%) OO
8 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (5.92%) Test Planning
9 7 (4.61%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.95%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) C++
2 24 (15.79%) SQL
3 20 (13.16%) C
4 6 (3.95%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.95%) Java
4 6 (3.95%) Python
5 5 (3.29%) C#
6 4 (2.63%) Perl
6 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.32%) MapBasic
7 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) ISEB
2 12 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.24%) Degree
4 10 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.32%) HNC
5 2 (1.32%) HND
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.21%) Firmware
4 12 (7.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 13 (8.55%) HP SIM
1 13 (8.55%) SCOM
1 13 (8.55%) SCOrch
2 11 (7.24%) Ansible
2 11 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.24%) Puppet
3 4 (2.63%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.13%) HP
3 20 (13.16%) Cisco
4 16 (10.53%) VMware
5 12 (7.89%) Huawei
5 12 (7.89%) Nokia
6 9 (5.92%) Ericsson
7 8 (5.26%) Actix
7 8 (5.26%) Nortel
8 5 (3.29%) EMC
9 4 (2.63%) Apple
9 4 (2.63%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.63%) Polycom
10 3 (1.97%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.97%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle
10 3 (1.97%) Sybase
11 2 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
Slough, Berkshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago