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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 830 831 853
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 20 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 16
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 30 January 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
South East -20 20 £45,000 -10.00%
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) SGSN
2 28 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 20 (57.14%) 3GPP
4 19 (54.29%) GPRS
5 16 (45.71%) WCDMA
6 15 (42.86%) GSM
6 15 (42.86%) Wireless
7 14 (40.00%) 3G
8 13 (37.14%) UNIX
8 13 (37.14%) LTE
9 12 (34.29%) UMTS
10 11 (31.43%) Windows
10 11 (31.43%) MGW
10 11 (31.43%) SIGTRAN
10 11 (31.43%) Huawei
11 10 (28.57%) Sybase
12 9 (25.71%) 2G
13 8 (22.86%) Ericsson
14 7 (20.00%) SS7
14 7 (20.00%) Firewall
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.00%) Marketing
14 7 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 6 (17.14%) Linux
15 6 (17.14%) Internet
16 5 (14.29%) Validation
16 5 (14.29%) Broadband
16 5 (14.29%) CDMA
16 5 (14.29%) C
16 5 (14.29%) VPN

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) SGSN
2 20 (57.14%) 3GPP
3 19 (54.29%) GPRS
4 16 (45.71%) WCDMA
5 15 (42.86%) GSM
5 15 (42.86%) Wireless
6 14 (40.00%) 3G
7 13 (37.14%) LTE
8 12 (34.29%) UMTS
9 11 (31.43%) MGW
9 11 (31.43%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (25.71%) 2G
11 7 (20.00%) SS7
11 7 (20.00%) Firewall
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
13 5 (14.29%) Broadband
13 5 (14.29%) CDMA
13 5 (14.29%) VPN
13 5 (14.29%) VLAN
14 4 (11.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DTS
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Director
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Support
6 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XMPP
2 1 (2.86%) MAPI
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) UNIX
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows NT
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Validation
2 4 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (11.43%) Network Architecture
2 4 (11.43%) Security Management
2 4 (11.43%) Information Security
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.86%) WFM
4 1 (2.86%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HND
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Huawei
2 10 (28.57%) Sybase
3 8 (22.86%) Ericsson
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.71%) Mitel
5 2 (5.71%) Panasonic
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) Siemens
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) Sage
6 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.86%) Empirix
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Comverse
6 1 (2.86%) Cerillion