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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 873 826 884
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +58
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 17 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.78%
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
19393 17335 21219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.34% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15430 14163 17495
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 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 -16 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
London - 5 - -
East of England -19 1 £50,000 -
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (87.80%) GGSN
2 31 (75.61%) Telecoms
3 26 (63.41%) 3G
4 23 (56.10%) LTE
5 18 (43.90%) GPRS
5 18 (43.90%) Broadband
6 15 (36.59%) GSM
7 13 (31.71%) UMTS
7 13 (31.71%) Internet
8 12 (29.27%) 3GPP
9 11 (26.83%) CCNP
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (24.39%) CCNA
10 10 (24.39%) WCDMA
10 10 (24.39%) Smart Meter
10 10 (24.39%) Network Architecture
11 9 (21.95%) Validation
11 9 (21.95%) Wireless
11 9 (21.95%) Multimedia
11 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
11 9 (21.95%) Smartphone
12 8 (19.51%) Firewall
13 7 (17.07%) CDMA
13 7 (17.07%) UNIX
14 6 (14.63%) 2G
14 6 (14.63%) Marketing
15 5 (12.20%) Linux
15 5 (12.20%) VPN
16 4 (9.76%) MAPI
16 4 (9.76%) HTTP

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (87.80%) GGSN
2 26 (63.41%) 3G
3 23 (56.10%) LTE
4 18 (43.90%) GPRS
4 18 (43.90%) Broadband
5 15 (36.59%) GSM
6 13 (31.71%) UMTS
6 13 (31.71%) Internet
7 12 (29.27%) 3GPP
8 10 (24.39%) WCDMA
9 9 (21.95%) Wireless
10 8 (19.51%) Firewall
11 7 (17.07%) CDMA
12 6 (14.63%) 2G
13 5 (12.20%) VPN
14 4 (9.76%) POP3
14 4 (9.76%) SMTP
14 4 (9.76%) VLAN
14 4 (9.76%) IMAP
14 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 31 (75.61%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.95%) Multimedia
3 6 (14.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Tester
1 11 (26.83%) Design Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Lead Tester
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Design Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Test Manager
3 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Network Support
6 4 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Sales Director
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Director
9 1 (2.44%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
1 4 (9.76%) MAPI
2 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Smart Meter
2 9 (21.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Network Architecture
2 9 (21.95%) Validation
2 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
3 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CCNP
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) CCIP
4 1 (2.44%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Huawei
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.88%) Sybase
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco