The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 620 621
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 16 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.25% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 60
Median salary £58,750 £50,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.91% -12.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £42,500 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £56,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £47,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +4.25% +13.93%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5796 6352 7254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.96% 16.09% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 5485 6173
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

GSM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GSM in London

GSM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GSM in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GSM in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for GSM.

1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) C
3 14 (82.35%) 3G
3 14 (82.35%) C++
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Multithreading
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (82.35%) Puppet
3 14 (82.35%) 4G
3 14 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (82.35%) OpenFlow
3 14 (82.35%) KVM
3 14 (82.35%) Ansible
4 11 (64.71%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) LTE
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (5.88%) SaaS
9 1 (5.88%) Network Management
9 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
9 1 (5.88%) iptables
9 1 (5.88%) User Experience
9 1 (5.88%) People Management

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) 3G
1 14 (82.35%) 4G
1 14 (82.35%) OpenFlow
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) LTE
4 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (5.88%) GPRS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) UMTS
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) C++ Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Linux Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Field Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Multithreading
2 11 (64.71%) Translating Business Requirements
3 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C
1 14 (82.35%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) KVM
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Ansible
1 14 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (82.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
South London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
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