The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 203 225 221
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 22 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £48,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-19.13% +21.05%
GGSN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GGSN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the Berkshire region.

GGSN Salary Trend in Berkshire

GGSN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 21 £48,250 -
GGSN
South East

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN.

1 26 (86.67%) SGSN
2 24 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 18 (60.00%) GPRS
4 16 (53.33%) 3GPP
5 15 (50.00%) WCDMA
6 14 (46.67%) Wireless
7 12 (40.00%) GSM
8 11 (36.67%) 3G
8 11 (36.67%) Huawei
8 11 (36.67%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (36.67%) LTE
9 10 (33.33%) UNIX
9 10 (33.33%) UMTS
9 10 (33.33%) MGW
10 9 (30.00%) Sybase
10 9 (30.00%) Windows
10 9 (30.00%) Ericsson
11 7 (23.33%) SS7
11 7 (23.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 6 (20.00%) Internet
12 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) Marketing
13 5 (16.67%) Broadband
13 5 (16.67%) VPN
13 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.67%) 2G
13 5 (16.67%) Validation
13 5 (16.67%) Smartphone
14 4 (13.33%) C
14 4 (13.33%) Linux

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) SGSN
2 18 (60.00%) GPRS
3 16 (53.33%) 3GPP
4 15 (50.00%) WCDMA
5 14 (46.67%) Wireless
6 12 (40.00%) GSM
7 11 (36.67%) 3G
7 11 (36.67%) LTE
7 11 (36.67%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (33.33%) MGW
8 10 (33.33%) UMTS
9 7 (23.33%) SS7
10 6 (20.00%) Firewall
10 6 (20.00%) Internet
11 5 (16.67%) 2G
11 5 (16.67%) Broadband
11 5 (16.67%) VPN
12 4 (13.33%) CDMA
12 4 (13.33%) VLAN
13 3 (10.00%) 4G
General
1 24 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Design Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Support
6 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Director
8 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) MAPI
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (10.00%) Security Management
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security
2 3 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) WFM
4 1 (3.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) CCIP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Huawei
2 9 (30.00%) Sybase
2 9 (30.00%) Ericsson
3 7 (23.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) Empirix
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Panasonic