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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 896 911 897
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 13 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +9 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) 4G
2 24 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 24 (70.59%) SGSN
2 24 (70.59%) 3G
3 16 (47.06%) Unix
4 15 (44.12%) Solaris
4 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) SS7
6 13 (38.24%) MPLS
6 13 (38.24%) Ericsson
6 13 (38.24%) ATM
7 12 (35.29%) SDH
7 12 (35.29%) Ethernet
7 12 (35.29%) VPN
8 11 (32.35%) 2G
8 11 (32.35%) Network Architecture
8 11 (32.35%) VoLTE
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco
10 9 (26.47%) Juniper
10 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
10 9 (26.47%) VoWiFi
11 8 (23.53%) HSRP
11 8 (23.53%) RSVP
11 8 (23.53%) Huawei
11 8 (23.53%) Redback
11 8 (23.53%) Network Design
11 8 (23.53%) SONET
11 8 (23.53%) OSPF
11 8 (23.53%) BGP
11 8 (23.53%) VRRP

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) 4G
2 24 (70.59%) 3G
2 24 (70.59%) SGSN
3 14 (41.18%) SS7
4 13 (38.24%) ATM
4 13 (38.24%) MPLS
5 12 (35.29%) Ethernet
5 12 (35.29%) SDH
5 12 (35.29%) VPN
6 11 (32.35%) 2G
6 11 (32.35%) VoLTE
7 9 (26.47%) VoWiFi
8 8 (23.53%) BGP
8 8 (23.53%) Frame Relay
8 8 (23.53%) HSRP
8 8 (23.53%) OSPF
8 8 (23.53%) Packet Switching
8 8 (23.53%) RSVP
8 8 (23.53%) SONET
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
General
1 24 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Design Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Ericsson Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IP Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Unix
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Solaris
3 6 (17.65%) HPUX
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Network Architecture
2 8 (23.53%) Network Design
3 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
3 6 (17.65%) Validation
4 5 (14.71%) Line Management
4 5 (14.71%) OpenUP
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CISSP
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Ericsson
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) Juniper
4 8 (23.53%) Huawei
4 8 (23.53%) Redback
5 6 (17.65%) Remedy
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Symbian
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) Sybase