Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 344 344
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.010% 0.055% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
South West median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -15.51% +23.03%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,450 £40,900
90th Percentile £41,250 £54,150 £51,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £49,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.21%

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 South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1817 2004 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.69% 18.41% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1646 1975
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in the South West

GSM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for GSM in the South West

GSM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Bristol -21 1 £37,500 -31.82%
GSM
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West region with a requirement for GSM.

1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA