The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 180 172
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.057% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Median salary - £48,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +62.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.65% +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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 634 530 505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.13% 15.15% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 536 465 424
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,036 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

GSM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for GSM in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple