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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 848 835 871
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 21 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.10% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 6
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £44,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +21.51%
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
19575 18136 20292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.83% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14758 16868
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £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 22 August 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
South East -24 11 £53,750 +11.97%
London +1 9 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (100.00%) SGSN
2 28 (82.35%) Telecoms
3 23 (67.65%) 3G
4 22 (64.71%) LTE
5 18 (52.94%) Broadband
6 13 (38.24%) 3GPP
6 13 (38.24%) UMTS
7 12 (35.29%) GPRS
8 11 (32.35%) GSM
8 11 (32.35%) WCDMA
8 11 (32.35%) CCNP
8 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (32.35%) Network Architecture
9 10 (29.41%) Wireless
9 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
9 10 (29.41%) CCNA
10 9 (26.47%) Validation
10 9 (26.47%) Multimedia
10 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
10 9 (26.47%) Smartphone
10 9 (26.47%) Internet
11 7 (20.59%) Marketing
12 4 (11.76%) Huawei
13 3 (8.82%) 2G
13 3 (8.82%) Megaco
13 3 (8.82%) ISUP
13 3 (8.82%) ISDN
13 3 (8.82%) PSTN
13 3 (8.82%) CDMA
13 3 (8.82%) ATM

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) SGSN
2 23 (67.65%) 3G
3 22 (64.71%) LTE
4 18 (52.94%) Broadband
5 13 (38.24%) 3GPP
5 13 (38.24%) UMTS
6 12 (35.29%) GPRS
7 11 (32.35%) GSM
7 11 (32.35%) WCDMA
8 10 (29.41%) Wireless
9 9 (26.47%) Internet
10 3 (8.82%) 2G
10 3 (8.82%) Megaco
10 3 (8.82%) ISUP
10 3 (8.82%) ISDN
10 3 (8.82%) PSTN
10 3 (8.82%) CDMA
10 3 (8.82%) ATM
10 3 (8.82%) MGW
10 3 (8.82%) 4G
General
1 28 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 9 (26.47%) Multimedia
3 7 (20.59%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Tester
2 9 (26.47%) Test Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Lead Tester
2 9 (26.47%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Support
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 9 (26.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Network Architecture
2 9 (26.47%) Validation
2 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Network Design
3 1 (2.94%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) CCNP
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Huawei
2 2 (5.88%) Sybase
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Agilent