The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 842 853 854
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 23 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.057% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 19
Average salary £46,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.13% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £51,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-19.13% +21.05%
GGSN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in England

GGSN
Salary Trend in England

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

GGSN Salary Trend in England

GGSN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
South East +1 22 £48,250 -16.08%
London - 1 £40,000 -
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 34 (89.47%) SGSN
2 31 (81.58%) Telecoms
3 19 (50.00%) 3G
4 18 (47.37%) GPRS
4 18 (47.37%) 3GPP
4 18 (47.37%) LTE
5 15 (39.47%) WCDMA
6 14 (36.84%) Wireless
7 13 (34.21%) GSM
8 12 (31.58%) UNIX
9 11 (28.95%) UMTS
9 11 (28.95%) Huawei
9 11 (28.95%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (26.32%) Windows
10 10 (26.32%) Broadband
10 10 (26.32%) MGW
11 9 (23.68%) Sybase
11 9 (23.68%) Ericsson
12 8 (21.05%) 2G
12 8 (21.05%) Network Architecture
13 7 (18.42%) SS7
13 7 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 6 (15.79%) CCNP
14 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (15.79%) Internet
14 6 (15.79%) Firewall
14 6 (15.79%) Marketing
15 5 (13.16%) Linux
15 5 (13.16%) VPN
15 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) SGSN
2 19 (50.00%) 3G
3 18 (47.37%) GPRS
3 18 (47.37%) 3GPP
3 18 (47.37%) LTE
4 15 (39.47%) WCDMA
5 14 (36.84%) Wireless
6 13 (34.21%) GSM
7 11 (28.95%) UMTS
7 11 (28.95%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (26.32%) MGW
8 10 (26.32%) Broadband
9 8 (21.05%) 2G
10 7 (18.42%) SS7
11 6 (15.79%) Firewall
11 6 (15.79%) Internet
12 5 (13.16%) VPN
13 4 (10.53%) CDMA
13 4 (10.53%) VLAN
14 3 (7.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DTS
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 31 (81.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Design Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
3 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Lead Tester
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Support
5 3 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Director
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) MAPI
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Smartphone
1 5 (13.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Validation
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (7.89%) Security Management
3 3 (7.89%) Information Security
3 3 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (2.63%) WFM
5 1 (2.63%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CCNP
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) CCIP
4 1 (2.63%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Huawei
2 9 (23.68%) Sybase
2 9 (23.68%) Ericsson
3 7 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Siemens
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (2.63%) Mitel
6 1 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.63%) Empirix
6 1 (2.63%) Cerillion
6 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.63%) Comverse