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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 200
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -15.00%
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
757 800 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 650 691 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Operations
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft