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

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 415 431
Rank change year-on-year +48 +16  
Permanent jobs citing GSM 24 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.11% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 28
Median salary £40,000 £53,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.58% +23.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.97% +1.17%  

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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2861 4342 4785
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.16% 22.28% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 3641 3626
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

GSM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GSM in the South East

GSM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GSM in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for GSM in the South East

GSM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Berkshire +11 10 £40,000 -30.43%
Surrey +56 8 £60,000 +55.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 3 - -
Kent +20 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
GSM
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for GSM.

1 35 (67.31%) UMTS
2 33 (63.46%) Telecoms
3 26 (50.00%) LTE
4 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 22 (42.31%) C++
6 18 (34.62%) GPRS
6 18 (34.62%) Degree
7 16 (30.77%) Linux
8 14 (26.92%) Subversion
8 14 (26.92%) Wireless
9 13 (25.00%) Cisco
10 11 (21.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (21.15%) Asterisk PBX
10 11 (21.15%) GCC
10 11 (21.15%) GDB
10 11 (21.15%) Trac
10 11 (21.15%) Diameter Protocol
10 11 (21.15%) RS-232
10 11 (21.15%) Cross-Platform Development
10 11 (21.15%) Electronics
10 11 (21.15%) RANAP
10 11 (21.15%) Wireshark
10 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
10 11 (21.15%) PBX
10 11 (21.15%) RTP
10 11 (21.15%) Firmware
10 11 (21.15%) OO
10 11 (21.15%) STL
11 10 (19.23%) C
11 10 (19.23%) Ethernet

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Infor M3
2 4 (7.69%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) UMTS
2 26 (50.00%) LTE
3 18 (34.62%) GPRS
4 14 (26.92%) Wireless
5 11 (21.15%) Asterisk PBX
5 11 (21.15%) Diameter Protocol
5 11 (21.15%) PBX
5 11 (21.15%) RANAP
5 11 (21.15%) RS-232
5 11 (21.15%) RTP
5 11 (21.15%) Wireshark
6 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
6 10 (19.23%) SGSN
6 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 9 (17.31%) RS-485
8 8 (15.38%) 3G
8 8 (15.38%) GGSN
9 7 (13.46%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (13.46%) Value-Added Service
10 6 (11.54%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Subversion
2 11 (21.15%) GCC
2 11 (21.15%) GDB
2 11 (21.15%) Trac
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 33 (63.46%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.15%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Software Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Core Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Firmware Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Telecoms Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) VAS Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Network Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Network Performance Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Communications Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Desktop Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Mac Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (21.15%) STL
2 9 (17.31%) MFC
3 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) JavaFX
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) Swing
4 1 (1.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Home Automation
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Handset
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.15%) Cross-Platform Development
2 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
2 11 (21.15%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) Presales
3 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.69%) Network Performance Management
7 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Business Development
8 3 (5.77%) Product Marketing
9 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.85%) Kanban
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C++
2 10 (19.23%) C
2 10 (19.23%) Embedded C
3 9 (17.31%) Embedded C++
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) HNC
2 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Netcool
1 4 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco
2 9 (17.31%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 9 (17.31%) EMC
2 9 (17.31%) NEC
3 7 (13.46%) Nokia
4 6 (11.54%) TIBCO
5 4 (7.69%) Huawei
5 4 (7.69%) Mitel
6 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
6 3 (5.77%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (3.85%) Cognizant
7 2 (3.85%) Polycom
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.92%) Apple
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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