The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 254 295
Rank change year-on-year -6 +41  
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.032% 0.15% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.89% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Median salary £49,000 £46,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.94% +54.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.25% +17.50%  

GSM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1103 1127 1666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.72% 16.72% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 920 938 1247
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing GSM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in the East of England

GSM
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM in the East of England.

Salary trend for GSM in the East of England

GSM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -11 2 £49,000 +8.88%
GSM
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for GSM.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) GPRS
3 3 (60.00%) UMTS
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) VoLTE
3 3 (60.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) ThreadX
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) PhD
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) Firmware
5 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (60.00%) GPRS
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) VoLTE
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 1 (20.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware