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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 213 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 9 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -10.52%
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
1470 1598 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.33% 28.38% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1073 1261
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 -17 5 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -
GGSN
South East

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (82.14%) Telecoms
2 22 (78.57%) SGSN
3 14 (50.00%) Wireless
4 12 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 12 (42.86%) 3G
5 11 (39.29%) GPRS
5 11 (39.29%) GSM
5 11 (39.29%) LTE
6 10 (35.71%) WCDMA
7 9 (32.14%) SIGTRAN
8 8 (28.57%) UNIX
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) MGW
9 7 (25.00%) Sybase
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) SS7
10 6 (21.43%) Broadband
10 6 (21.43%) Linux
10 6 (21.43%) UMTS
10 6 (21.43%) VLAN
10 6 (21.43%) 2.5G
10 6 (21.43%) Internet
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 6 (21.43%) Huawei
11 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
11 5 (17.86%) Validation
11 5 (17.86%) LAN
11 5 (17.86%) C
11 5 (17.86%) Ericsson

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) SGSN
2 14 (50.00%) Wireless
3 12 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 12 (42.86%) 3G
4 11 (39.29%) GPRS
4 11 (39.29%) GSM
4 11 (39.29%) LTE
5 10 (35.71%) WCDMA
6 9 (32.14%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (28.57%) MGW
8 6 (21.43%) Internet
8 6 (21.43%) SS7
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 6 (21.43%) 2.5G
8 6 (21.43%) VLAN
8 6 (21.43%) Broadband
8 6 (21.43%) UMTS
8 6 (21.43%) VPN
9 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 4 (14.29%) CDMA
General
1 23 (82.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Design Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) UNIX
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
3 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Validation
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Security Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCIP
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCDA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Iperf
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Sybase
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Huawei
3 5 (17.86%) Ericsson
4 4 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Mitel
6 2 (7.14%) NetHawk
6 2 (7.14%) Panasonic
7 1 (3.57%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Radware
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Empirix