The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 231 - 229
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.068% - 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
GSM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
917 886 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.67% 15.47% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 737 793 736
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GSM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

GSM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

GSM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GSM.

1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) IVR
2 6 (85.71%) PBX
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (85.71%) Unified Communications
3 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) 4G
6 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) 3G
6 1 (14.29%) DVB
6 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (14.29%) UMTS
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
6 1 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (14.29%) LTE
6 1 (14.29%) Validation

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) PBX
2 6 (85.71%) Unified Communications
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 1 (14.29%) DVB
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
5 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (14.29%) UMTS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications Manager
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) 3G Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) 4G Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) RF Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) MATLAB