Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 260 296
Rank change year-on-year +47 +36 +10
Permanent jobs citing GSM 54 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.87% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 1.09% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 14 13
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,125 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £54,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -11.11%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1186 1375 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.02% 20.61% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1140 1628
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing GSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in Surrey

GSM
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for GSM in Surrey

GSM
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GSM in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GSM in Surrey

GSM
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 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
Camberley +17 49 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Staines - 1 £36,000 -
GSM
South East

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

1 54 (100.00%) UMTS
2 53 (98.15%) LTE
3 51 (94.44%) Telecoms
4 45 (83.33%) Linux
5 43 (79.63%) Cisco
6 42 (77.78%) Software Engineering
7 35 (64.81%) Wireshark
8 32 (59.26%) RANAP
8 32 (59.26%) C++
8 32 (59.26%) Diameter Protocol
9 28 (51.85%) GCC
10 26 (48.15%) PBX
10 26 (48.15%) RTP
10 26 (48.15%) STL
10 26 (48.15%) OO
10 26 (48.15%) Subversion
10 26 (48.15%) GDB
10 26 (48.15%) Trac
10 26 (48.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 26 (48.15%) Asterisk PBX
10 26 (48.15%) Multithreading
10 26 (48.15%) Cross-Platform Development
11 25 (46.30%) SGSN
11 25 (46.30%) MGW
12 24 (44.44%) GGSN
13 21 (38.89%) VoIP
14 17 (31.48%) Python
14 17 (31.48%) Perl
14 17 (31.48%) TCAP
14 17 (31.48%) SCCP

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 54 (100.00%) UMTS
2 53 (98.15%) LTE
3 35 (64.81%) Wireshark
4 32 (59.26%) Diameter Protocol
4 32 (59.26%) RANAP
5 26 (48.15%) Asterisk PBX
5 26 (48.15%) PBX
5 26 (48.15%) RTP
6 25 (46.30%) MGW
6 25 (46.30%) SGSN
7 24 (44.44%) GGSN
8 21 (38.89%) VoIP
9 17 (31.48%) IPsec
9 17 (31.48%) M3UA
9 17 (31.48%) SCCP
9 17 (31.48%) SCTP
9 17 (31.48%) TCAP
9 17 (31.48%) VPN
10 6 (11.11%) 5G
11 2 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) GCC
2 26 (48.15%) GDB
2 26 (48.15%) Subversion
2 26 (48.15%) Trac
General
1 51 (94.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 28 (51.85%) Software Engineer
3 26 (48.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (40.74%) Core Network Engineer
4 22 (40.74%) Network Engineer
5 21 (38.89%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
6 11 (20.37%) Telecoms Support Engineer
7 10 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (12.96%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) Architect
9 6 (11.11%) Senior Architect
9 6 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (11.11%) Senior Systems Architect
9 6 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (11.11%) Systems Architect
9 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) Telecoms Architect
10 5 (9.26%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (48.15%) STL
2 1 (1.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 26 (48.15%) Cross-Platform Development
2 26 (48.15%) Multithreading
2 26 (48.15%) OO
3 6 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 6 (11.11%) Presales
4 5 (9.26%) OOP
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) Test Management
5 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) C++
2 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
2 17 (31.48%) Perl
2 17 (31.48%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) C
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Cisco