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 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
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 207 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 17 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.00% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 16
Average salary £43,500 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +5.26%
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
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

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
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 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 -6 8 £43,500 -
Slough - 3 £43,500 -
Newbury 0 1 £35,000 +79.48%
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
SGSN
South East

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (72.97%) GPRS
2 26 (70.27%) GGSN
3 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
4 21 (56.76%) UNIX
5 19 (51.35%) GSM
6 17 (45.95%) Wireless
6 17 (45.95%) Internet
7 14 (37.84%) 3GPP
7 14 (37.84%) Firewall
7 14 (37.84%) CDMA
7 14 (37.84%) WCDMA
8 13 (35.14%) VPN
8 13 (35.14%) Solaris
8 13 (35.14%) Linux
8 13 (35.14%) VLAN
9 12 (32.43%) IMAP
9 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
9 12 (32.43%) HTML
9 12 (32.43%) MAPI
9 12 (32.43%) HTTP
9 12 (32.43%) POP3
9 12 (32.43%) SMTP
10 11 (29.73%) Huawei
11 10 (27.03%) Windows
12 9 (24.32%) Sybase
12 9 (24.32%) MGW
13 8 (21.62%) SIGTRAN
13 8 (21.62%) LTE
13 8 (21.62%) SS7
13 8 (21.62%) UMTS

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (72.97%) GPRS
2 26 (70.27%) GGSN
3 19 (51.35%) GSM
4 17 (45.95%) Internet
4 17 (45.95%) Wireless
5 14 (37.84%) 3GPP
5 14 (37.84%) WCDMA
5 14 (37.84%) Firewall
5 14 (37.84%) CDMA
6 13 (35.14%) VLAN
6 13 (35.14%) VPN
7 12 (32.43%) POP3
7 12 (32.43%) SMTP
7 12 (32.43%) HTTP
7 12 (32.43%) IMAP
8 9 (24.32%) MGW
9 8 (21.62%) LTE
9 8 (21.62%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (21.62%) UMTS
9 8 (21.62%) 3G
General
1 22 (59.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Support
4 6 (16.22%) Design Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) HTML
1 12 (32.43%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) UNIX
2 13 (35.14%) Solaris
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.51%) Validation
2 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Network Design
3 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCIP
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCDA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Huawei
2 9 (24.32%) Sybase
3 8 (21.62%) Ericsson
4 7 (18.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.41%) NetHawk
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Nokia
6 1 (2.70%) Siemens
6 1 (2.70%) Radware