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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 208 210 204
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 16 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.00% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -7.36%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +2.63%
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
1572 1502 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.46% 27.83% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1058 1186
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GGSN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

GGSN Salary Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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 -3 13 £45,000 +2.27%
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -
GGSN
South East

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) Telecoms
2 26 (81.25%) SGSN
3 17 (53.13%) Wireless
4 16 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 16 (50.00%) GPRS
5 14 (43.75%) WCDMA
6 12 (37.50%) GSM
6 12 (37.50%) 3G
6 12 (37.50%) SIGTRAN
6 12 (37.50%) LTE
7 11 (34.38%) Huawei
8 10 (31.25%) UNIX
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 9 (28.13%) Sybase
9 9 (28.13%) MGW
10 8 (25.00%) UMTS
10 8 (25.00%) SS7
10 8 (25.00%) Ericsson
11 7 (21.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 7 (21.88%) Firewall
12 6 (18.75%) 2.5G
12 6 (18.75%) VLAN
12 6 (18.75%) Marketing
12 6 (18.75%) VPN
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.75%) Internet
12 6 (18.75%) Broadband
12 6 (18.75%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) C
13 5 (15.63%) LAN

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) SGSN
2 17 (53.13%) Wireless
3 16 (50.00%) GPRS
3 16 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 14 (43.75%) WCDMA
5 12 (37.50%) GSM
5 12 (37.50%) 3G
5 12 (37.50%) SIGTRAN
5 12 (37.50%) LTE
6 9 (28.13%) MGW
7 8 (25.00%) SS7
7 8 (25.00%) UMTS
8 7 (21.88%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 6 (18.75%) 2.5G
9 6 (18.75%) VLAN
9 6 (18.75%) VPN
9 6 (18.75%) Broadband
10 5 (15.63%) LAN
10 5 (15.63%) 2G
General
1 27 (84.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Director
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) XMPP
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) UNIX
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Validation
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Information Security
2 4 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (6.25%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.13%) WFM
4 1 (3.13%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCIP
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCDA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Huawei
2 9 (28.13%) Sybase
3 8 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (21.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Mitel
7 2 (6.25%) NetHawk
7 2 (6.25%) Panasonic
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.13%) Empirix
8 1 (3.13%) Nokia
8 1 (3.13%) Siemens
8 1 (3.13%) Radware