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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 217 219
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.057% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%

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
786 753 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.46% 14.27% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 635 652 705
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,373 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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