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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 830 832 851
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 20 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 17
Average salary £43,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.34% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-24.34% +21.05%
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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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

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
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 30 January 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 -19 20 £43,500 -24.34%
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (76.32%) GGSN
2 28 (73.68%) GPRS
3 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
4 22 (57.89%) UNIX
5 20 (52.63%) GSM
6 18 (47.37%) 3GPP
7 16 (42.11%) WCDMA
8 15 (39.47%) Internet
8 15 (39.47%) Wireless
9 14 (36.84%) CDMA
10 12 (31.58%) Firewall
10 12 (31.58%) UMTS
11 11 (28.95%) Huawei
11 11 (28.95%) Windows
11 11 (28.95%) Linux
11 11 (28.95%) MGW
12 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
12 10 (26.32%) Solaris
12 10 (26.32%) HTML
12 10 (26.32%) Sybase
12 10 (26.32%) POP3
12 10 (26.32%) SMTP
12 10 (26.32%) HTTP
12 10 (26.32%) VPN
12 10 (26.32%) MAPI
12 10 (26.32%) VLAN
12 10 (26.32%) IMAP
12 10 (26.32%) 3G
13 9 (23.68%) LTE
14 8 (21.05%) Ericsson

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) GGSN
2 28 (73.68%) GPRS
3 20 (52.63%) GSM
4 18 (47.37%) 3GPP
5 16 (42.11%) WCDMA
6 15 (39.47%) Internet
6 15 (39.47%) Wireless
7 14 (36.84%) CDMA
8 12 (31.58%) Firewall
8 12 (31.58%) UMTS
9 11 (28.95%) MGW
10 10 (26.32%) POP3
10 10 (26.32%) SMTP
10 10 (26.32%) HTTP
10 10 (26.32%) VPN
10 10 (26.32%) VLAN
10 10 (26.32%) IMAP
10 10 (26.32%) 3G
11 9 (23.68%) LTE
12 7 (18.42%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) DTS
General
1 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.42%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Support
3 7 (18.42%) Design Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Support
8 1 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Sales Director
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Director
8 1 (2.63%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) Windows NT
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Validation
2 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Huawei
2 10 (26.32%) Sybase
3 8 (21.05%) Ericsson
4 7 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Siemens
6 1 (2.63%) Lotus
6 1 (2.63%) Sage
6 1 (2.63%) Cerillion
6 1 (2.63%) Comverse