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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 860 867 831
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 7 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 13
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £48,000
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
17290 19530 18855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.94% 17.85% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14315 15685 15222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 +4 5 £50,000 -
London +13 1 - -
GGSN
UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (100.00%) SGSN
2 12 (66.67%) GPRS
3 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (44.44%) Huawei
5 7 (38.89%) GSM
6 6 (33.33%) WCDMA
6 6 (33.33%) 3GPP
6 6 (33.33%) UMTS
6 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
6 6 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (27.78%) MVNO
7 5 (27.78%) Nokia
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) WAP
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
9 3 (16.67%) Perl
9 3 (16.67%) 3G
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
10 2 (11.11%) 2.5G
10 2 (11.11%) Firewall
10 2 (11.11%) SS7
10 2 (11.11%) UNIX
10 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) Solaris
10 2 (11.11%) Linux
10 2 (11.11%) Python
10 2 (11.11%) ATM
10 2 (11.11%) CDMA

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) SGSN
2 12 (66.67%) GPRS
3 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) GSM
5 6 (33.33%) WCDMA
5 6 (33.33%) 3GPP
5 6 (33.33%) UMTS
5 6 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (27.78%) MVNO
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) 3G
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
8 2 (11.11%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) LTE
8 2 (11.11%) MGW
8 2 (11.11%) 2.5G
8 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) Ethereal
8 2 (11.11%) CDMA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) WAP
2 1 (5.56%) MAPI
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Solaris
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCDA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Huawei
2 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 5 (27.78%) Nokia
4 2 (11.11%) NetHawk
5 1 (5.56%) Radware
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper