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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 863 903 857
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -46
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 8 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.046% 0.073% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.26%
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
17425 19196 19903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.70% 17.37% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14085 15397 16228
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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
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 29 May 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 +9 8 £42,750 -
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (75.00%) GPRS
2 19 (67.86%) GSM
3 17 (60.71%) UNIX
3 17 (60.71%) GGSN
4 15 (53.57%) CDMA
5 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 13 (46.43%) Solaris
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Internet
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Wireless
5 13 (46.43%) VLAN
6 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
6 12 (42.86%) IMAP
6 12 (42.86%) POP3
6 12 (42.86%) SMTP
6 12 (42.86%) HTML
6 12 (42.86%) MAPI
6 12 (42.86%) HTTP
7 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
8 9 (32.14%) 3GPP
8 9 (32.14%) WCDMA
9 7 (25.00%) UMTS
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) Huawei
10 6 (21.43%) Marketing
10 6 (21.43%) MGW
11 5 (17.86%) Sybase
12 4 (14.29%) ATM
12 4 (14.29%) SS7

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) GPRS
2 19 (67.86%) GSM
3 17 (60.71%) GGSN
4 15 (53.57%) CDMA
5 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 13 (46.43%) Internet
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Wireless
5 13 (46.43%) VLAN
6 12 (42.86%) IMAP
6 12 (42.86%) POP3
6 12 (42.86%) SMTP
6 12 (42.86%) HTTP
7 9 (32.14%) 3GPP
7 9 (32.14%) WCDMA
8 7 (25.00%) UMTS
9 6 (21.43%) MGW
10 4 (14.29%) ATM
10 4 (14.29%) SS7
10 4 (14.29%) 3G
General
1 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
1 12 (42.86%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) Solaris
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) CCIP
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCDA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Huawei
2 5 (17.86%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (7.14%) NetHawk
5 1 (3.57%) Radware
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) IBM