The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 215 217 223
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 10 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.68% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £47,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.78%
SGSN
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
1787 1606 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.19% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1144 1120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SGSN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SGSN Salary Trend in Berkshire

SGSN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SGSN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SGSN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SGSN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +8 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Reading -8 1 £52,500 +5.00%
SGSN
South East

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SGSN 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 SGSN.

1 25 (92.59%) GGSN
2 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
3 15 (55.56%) GPRS
4 13 (48.15%) GSM
4 13 (48.15%) 3G
4 13 (48.15%) LTE
5 12 (44.44%) Internet
5 12 (44.44%) UMTS
6 10 (37.04%) 3GPP
6 10 (37.04%) WCDMA
7 9 (33.33%) Broadband
7 9 (33.33%) Wireless
7 9 (33.33%) Validation
7 9 (33.33%) Smartphone
8 6 (22.22%) Marketing
8 6 (22.22%) CDMA
9 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
10 4 (14.81%) Huawei
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) VPN
11 3 (11.11%) MAPI
11 3 (11.11%) POP3
11 3 (11.11%) SMTP
11 3 (11.11%) ATM
11 3 (11.11%) ISDN
11 3 (11.11%) PSTN
11 3 (11.11%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) Solaris
11 3 (11.11%) Linux

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SGSN 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 SGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) GGSN
2 15 (55.56%) GPRS
3 13 (48.15%) GSM
3 13 (48.15%) LTE
3 13 (48.15%) 3G
4 12 (44.44%) Internet
4 12 (44.44%) UMTS
5 10 (37.04%) WCDMA
5 10 (37.04%) 3GPP
6 9 (33.33%) Broadband
6 9 (33.33%) Wireless
7 6 (22.22%) CDMA
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) VPN
10 3 (11.11%) POP3
10 3 (11.11%) SMTP
10 3 (11.11%) ATM
10 3 (11.11%) ISDN
10 3 (11.11%) PSTN
10 3 (11.11%) MGW
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Design Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Core Network Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Support
6 3 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) MAPI
2 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
3 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCIP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Huawei
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco