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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 860 846 854
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 16 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £48,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%
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
19221 17728 20919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.44% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15309 14445 17200
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 £27,500 £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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GGSN across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

GGSN Salary Histogram 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 October 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 -14 13 £51,250 +4.59%
London - 2 £40,000 -
East of England -19 1 £50,000 -
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (100.00%) SGSN
2 28 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 25 (71.43%) 3G
4 24 (68.57%) LTE
5 18 (51.43%) Broadband
6 11 (31.43%) CCNP
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (28.57%) CCNA
7 10 (28.57%) Internet
7 10 (28.57%) GPRS
7 10 (28.57%) Smart Meter
7 10 (28.57%) Network Architecture
8 9 (25.71%) Smartphone
8 9 (25.71%) Multimedia
8 9 (25.71%) Validation
8 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.71%) 3GPP
9 8 (22.86%) UMTS
10 7 (20.00%) WCDMA
10 7 (20.00%) GSM
10 7 (20.00%) UNIX
11 6 (17.14%) Wireless
12 5 (14.29%) 2G
12 5 (14.29%) Windows
12 5 (14.29%) Huawei
12 5 (14.29%) MGW
13 4 (11.43%) Marketing
13 4 (11.43%) Sybase
13 4 (11.43%) CDMA
13 4 (11.43%) Ericsson

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) SGSN
2 25 (71.43%) 3G
3 24 (68.57%) LTE
4 18 (51.43%) Broadband
5 10 (28.57%) GPRS
5 10 (28.57%) Internet
6 9 (25.71%) 3GPP
7 8 (22.86%) UMTS
8 7 (20.00%) GSM
8 7 (20.00%) WCDMA
9 6 (17.14%) Wireless
10 5 (14.29%) 2G
10 5 (14.29%) MGW
11 4 (11.43%) CDMA
12 3 (8.57%) ISDN
12 3 (8.57%) PSTN
12 3 (8.57%) ATM
12 3 (8.57%) Megaco
12 3 (8.57%) ISUP
12 3 (8.57%) Firewall
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 9 (25.71%) Multimedia
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Design Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Test Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Lead Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Design Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Support
6 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Sales Director
8 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Director
8 1 (2.86%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) MAPI
1 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 9 (25.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
3 2 (5.71%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 9 (25.71%) Validation
2 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) CCNP
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCIP
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Huawei
2 4 (11.43%) Sybase
2 4 (11.43%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.86%) Comverse
4 1 (2.86%) Cerillion
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) Sage