Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for GSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GSM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 339 325
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.97% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 22
North West median annual salary - £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.71% +30.77%
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £49,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.76%

GSM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1952 1961 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.74% 15.68% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1612 1497
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in the North West

GSM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for GSM in the North West