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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 865 818 872
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +54
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 15 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.16% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 8
Average salary £51,250 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £44,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £59,950
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +20.00%
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
19099 17526 21064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.55% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15216 14324 17469
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 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -16 8 £52,500 +9.37%
London -1 6 - -
East of England -16 1 £50,000 -
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (65.71%) 3G
4 22 (62.86%) LTE
5 18 (51.43%) Broadband
6 13 (37.14%) GPRS
7 12 (34.29%) UMTS
8 11 (31.43%) GSM
8 11 (31.43%) 3GPP
8 11 (31.43%) CCNP
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (28.57%) WCDMA
9 10 (28.57%) CCNA
9 10 (28.57%) Internet
9 10 (28.57%) Smart Meter
9 10 (28.57%) Network Architecture
10 9 (25.71%) Wireless
10 9 (25.71%) Validation
10 9 (25.71%) Multimedia
10 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Smartphone
11 6 (17.14%) Marketing
12 4 (11.43%) CDMA
12 4 (11.43%) Huawei
13 3 (8.57%) UNIX
13 3 (8.57%) ATM
13 3 (8.57%) ISDN
13 3 (8.57%) PSTN
13 3 (8.57%) Megaco
13 3 (8.57%) ISUP

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (100.00%) SGSN
2 23 (65.71%) 3G
3 22 (62.86%) LTE
4 18 (51.43%) Broadband
5 13 (37.14%) GPRS
6 12 (34.29%) UMTS
7 11 (31.43%) GSM
7 11 (31.43%) 3GPP
8 10 (28.57%) WCDMA
8 10 (28.57%) Internet
9 9 (25.71%) Wireless
10 4 (11.43%) CDMA
11 3 (8.57%) ATM
11 3 (8.57%) ISDN
11 3 (8.57%) PSTN
11 3 (8.57%) 2G
11 3 (8.57%) MGW
11 3 (8.57%) Megaco
11 3 (8.57%) ISUP
11 3 (8.57%) Firewall
General
1 28 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Multimedia
3 6 (17.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Design Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Test Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Lead Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Design Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Support
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
6 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 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
2 2 (5.71%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
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
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 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCIP
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Huawei
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco