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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 846 843 868
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 23 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.061% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,700 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £49,450
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.87%
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
19575 18136 20292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.83% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14758 16868
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 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -19 11 £53,750 +13.75%
London - 11 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) GGSN
2 30 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (69.44%) 3G
4 22 (61.11%) LTE
5 18 (50.00%) Broadband
6 14 (38.89%) GPRS
7 13 (36.11%) 3GPP
7 13 (36.11%) UMTS
8 11 (30.56%) CCNP
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (30.56%) GSM
8 11 (30.56%) WCDMA
8 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
9 10 (27.78%) Smart Meter
9 10 (27.78%) Wireless
9 10 (27.78%) CCNA
10 9 (25.00%) Validation
10 9 (25.00%) Internet
10 9 (25.00%) Multimedia
10 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Smartphone
11 7 (19.44%) Marketing
12 5 (13.89%) 2G
13 4 (11.11%) Huawei
14 3 (8.33%) Firewall
14 3 (8.33%) Megaco
14 3 (8.33%) ISUP
14 3 (8.33%) ISDN
14 3 (8.33%) PSTN
14 3 (8.33%) CDMA

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) GGSN
2 25 (69.44%) 3G
3 22 (61.11%) LTE
4 18 (50.00%) Broadband
5 14 (38.89%) GPRS
6 13 (36.11%) 3GPP
6 13 (36.11%) UMTS
7 11 (30.56%) GSM
7 11 (30.56%) WCDMA
8 10 (27.78%) Wireless
9 9 (25.00%) Internet
10 5 (13.89%) 2G
11 3 (8.33%) Firewall
11 3 (8.33%) Megaco
11 3 (8.33%) ISUP
11 3 (8.33%) ISDN
11 3 (8.33%) PSTN
11 3 (8.33%) CDMA
11 3 (8.33%) ATM
11 3 (8.33%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 30 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 7 (19.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Tester
2 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Design Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Lead Tester
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Network Support
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Smart Meter
2 9 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
1 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
2 9 (25.00%) Validation
2 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Network Design
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) CCNP
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
3 1 (2.78%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Huawei
2 2 (5.56%) Sybase
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Agilent
3 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco