The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SGSN 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
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 897 910 898
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 12 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
SGSN
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% -

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SGSN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in England

SGSN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SGSN across the England region.

SGSN Salary Trend in England

SGSN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SGSN across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SGSN Salary Histogram in England

SGSN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN 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
(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 +7 10 £50,000 +14.94%
Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing SGSN 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 SGSN.

1 24 (100.00%) GGSN
2 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 19 (79.17%) 4G
4 18 (75.00%) 3G
5 14 (58.33%) SS7
6 13 (54.17%) Ericsson
6 13 (54.17%) MPLS
6 13 (54.17%) ATM
7 12 (50.00%) SDH
7 12 (50.00%) Ethernet
7 12 (50.00%) VPN
8 11 (45.83%) Network Architecture
8 11 (45.83%) VoLTE
9 10 (41.67%) Cisco
10 9 (37.50%) Juniper
10 9 (37.50%) VoWiFi
11 8 (33.33%) HSRP
11 8 (33.33%) Redback
11 8 (33.33%) Network Design
11 8 (33.33%) RSVP
11 8 (33.33%) VRRP
11 8 (33.33%) OSPF
11 8 (33.33%) BGP
11 8 (33.33%) SONET
11 8 (33.33%) Frame Relay
11 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (33.33%) Packet Switching
12 7 (29.17%) Unix
13 6 (25.00%) Solaris
13 6 (25.00%) Linux

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing SGSN 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 SGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) GGSN
2 19 (79.17%) 4G
3 18 (75.00%) 3G
4 14 (58.33%) SS7
5 13 (54.17%) ATM
5 13 (54.17%) MPLS
6 12 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 12 (50.00%) SDH
6 12 (50.00%) VPN
7 11 (45.83%) VoLTE
8 9 (37.50%) VoWiFi
9 8 (33.33%) BGP
9 8 (33.33%) Frame Relay
9 8 (33.33%) HSRP
9 8 (33.33%) OSPF
9 8 (33.33%) Packet Switching
9 8 (33.33%) RSVP
9 8 (33.33%) SONET
9 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 8 (33.33%) VRRP
General
1 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (8.33%) VMS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Network Architecture
2 8 (33.33%) Network Design
3 6 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (25.00%) Validation
4 5 (20.83%) Line Management
4 5 (20.83%) OpenUP
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.17%) Presales
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Ericsson
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) Juniper
4 8 (33.33%) Redback
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Huawei
5 2 (8.33%) Symbian
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase