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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 842 855 844
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 24 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.050% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 19
Average salary £41,500 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 - £47,500
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SGSN across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 19 December 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 +24 22 £43,250 -
London - 2 £40,000 -
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (82.93%) GGSN
2 28 (68.29%) Telecoms
3 25 (60.98%) GPRS
4 18 (43.90%) UNIX
5 17 (41.46%) 3GPP
5 17 (41.46%) 3G
6 16 (39.02%) GSM
7 15 (36.59%) WCDMA
7 15 (36.59%) LTE
8 14 (34.15%) Wireless
9 12 (29.27%) Internet
10 11 (26.83%) UMTS
10 11 (26.83%) Huawei
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) Broadband
11 10 (24.39%) CDMA
11 10 (24.39%) Firewall
11 10 (24.39%) MGW
12 9 (21.95%) Sybase
12 9 (21.95%) Ericsson
13 8 (19.51%) Linux
13 8 (19.51%) VPN
13 8 (19.51%) SIGTRAN
14 7 (17.07%) VLAN
14 7 (17.07%) IMAP
14 7 (17.07%) HTML
14 7 (17.07%) MAPI
14 7 (17.07%) HTTP
14 7 (17.07%) POP3
14 7 (17.07%) SMTP

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 34 (82.93%) GGSN
2 25 (60.98%) GPRS
3 17 (41.46%) 3GPP
3 17 (41.46%) 3G
4 16 (39.02%) GSM
5 15 (36.59%) WCDMA
5 15 (36.59%) LTE
6 14 (34.15%) Wireless
7 12 (29.27%) Internet
8 11 (26.83%) UMTS
9 10 (24.39%) Broadband
9 10 (24.39%) CDMA
9 10 (24.39%) Firewall
9 10 (24.39%) MGW
10 8 (19.51%) SIGTRAN
10 8 (19.51%) VPN
11 7 (17.07%) HTTP
11 7 (17.07%) POP3
11 7 (17.07%) SMTP
11 7 (17.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DTS
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 28 (68.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Design Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Support
3 6 (14.63%) Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Support
6 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Sales Director
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Director
8 1 (2.44%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
1 5 (12.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.20%) Validation
2 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
2 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
2 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
3 2 (4.88%) Network Design
3 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) CCNP
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCIP
3 1 (2.44%) HND
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Huawei
2 9 (21.95%) Sybase
2 9 (21.95%) Ericsson
3 7 (17.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Nokia
5 1 (2.44%) Siemens
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Comverse
5 1 (2.44%) Cerillion
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle