Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 - 313
Rank change year-on-year - +313 +4
Permanent jobs citing GSM 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% - 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 - £49,500
10th Percentile £31,250 - £39,375
90th Percentile £33,750 - £51,750
England median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +5.56%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,446 1,706 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.70% 16.25% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,317 1,354
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,325
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GSM in the West Midlands

GSM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for GSM in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GSM.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Automotive
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Telematics
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Presales

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Presales Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Telematics
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree