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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 218 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 8 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.28% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.98% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
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
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Slough - 2 £38,500 -
Newbury +6 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Reading -6 1 £52,500 +9.37%
GGSN
South East

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (100.00%) SGSN
2 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 13 (56.52%) 3G
3 13 (56.52%) LTE
4 11 (47.83%) GPRS
5 10 (43.48%) UMTS
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
6 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
6 9 (39.13%) GSM
6 9 (39.13%) Broadband
6 9 (39.13%) Validation
7 8 (34.78%) 3GPP
7 8 (34.78%) WCDMA
8 7 (30.43%) Wireless
9 5 (21.74%) Marketing
10 4 (17.39%) CDMA
11 3 (13.04%) ISDN
11 3 (13.04%) PSTN
11 3 (13.04%) UNIX
11 3 (13.04%) ATM
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) Megaco
11 3 (13.04%) ISUP
11 3 (13.04%) MGW
11 3 (13.04%) 4G
12 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
12 2 (8.70%) Degree
12 2 (8.70%) Network Design
12 2 (8.70%) Huawei
12 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SGSN
2 13 (56.52%) 3G
2 13 (56.52%) LTE
3 11 (47.83%) GPRS
4 10 (43.48%) UMTS
4 10 (43.48%) Internet
5 9 (39.13%) GSM
5 9 (39.13%) Broadband
6 8 (34.78%) 3GPP
6 8 (34.78%) WCDMA
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) CDMA
9 3 (13.04%) ISDN
9 3 (13.04%) PSTN
9 3 (13.04%) ATM
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) Megaco
9 3 (13.04%) ISUP
9 3 (13.04%) MGW
9 3 (13.04%) 4G
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Design Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) MAPI
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
2 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Huawei
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Ericsson