Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 545 561
Rank change year-on-year +49 +16 -58
Permanent jobs citing GSM 45 79 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.98% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 59
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.36% -6.32%
10th Percentile £31,750 £36,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.46% -4.00% -

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 5582 8033 9153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.80% 21.11% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 6663 7095
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +60 23 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Thames Valley +26 18 £40,000 -30.43%
Berkshire +14 12 £40,000 -30.43%
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - -
Kent +29 4 £31,750 -0.78%
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
GSM
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (77.78%) UMTS
2 33 (73.33%) LTE
3 30 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 26 (57.78%) C++
6 23 (51.11%) Linux
7 20 (44.44%) GPRS
8 17 (37.78%) Cisco
9 16 (35.56%) Degree
10 14 (31.11%) Subversion
10 14 (31.11%) C
11 12 (26.67%) Wireless
11 12 (26.67%) Electronics
11 12 (26.67%) GCC
11 12 (26.67%) Diameter Protocol
12 11 (24.44%) RANAP
12 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
12 11 (24.44%) OO
12 11 (24.44%) Embedded C
12 11 (24.44%) RTP
13 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
13 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 10 (22.22%) PBX
13 10 (22.22%) STL
13 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
13 10 (22.22%) Cross-Platform Development
13 10 (22.22%) Trac
13 10 (22.22%) RS-232
13 10 (22.22%) GDB
13 10 (22.22%) Test Automation

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 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Infor M3
2 4 (8.89%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) UMTS
2 33 (73.33%) LTE
3 20 (44.44%) GPRS
4 12 (26.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (26.67%) Wireless
5 11 (24.44%) RANAP
5 11 (24.44%) RTP
6 10 (22.22%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 10 (22.22%) PBX
6 10 (22.22%) RS-232
6 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
7 9 (20.00%) MGW
7 9 (20.00%) RS-485
7 9 (20.00%) SGSN
8 7 (15.56%) 3G
9 6 (13.33%) 2G
9 6 (13.33%) GGSN
9 6 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Subversion
2 12 (26.67%) GCC
3 10 (22.22%) GDB
3 10 (22.22%) Trac
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 3 (6.67%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.67%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Core Network Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Telecoms Software Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Junior
8 4 (8.89%) Network Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Network Operations Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Network Performance Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (22.22%) STL
2 9 (20.00%) MFC
3 4 (8.89%) Spring
3 4 (8.89%) WAP
4 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Kafka
5 1 (2.22%) Swing
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) WML
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Home Automation
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Handset
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) CentOS
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
2 11 (24.44%) OO
3 10 (22.22%) Cross-Platform Development
3 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Presales
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Kanban
6 4 (8.89%) Network Performance Management
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.67%) Test Management
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.44%) OpenUP
9 1 (2.22%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C++
2 14 (31.11%) C
3 11 (24.44%) Embedded C
4 9 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 9 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
5 6 (13.33%) Python
5 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Netcool
1 4 (8.89%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) EMC
2 9 (20.00%) NEC
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Mitel
4 1 (2.22%) Vertica
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