The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 857 841 850
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 21 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.064% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19297 18721 19922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.38% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15601 15150 16677
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SGSN
UK

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 24 July 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
London -24 11 £35,000 -36.36%
South East -24 10 - - 1
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (93.02%) GGSN
2 30 (69.77%) Telecoms
3 24 (55.81%) 3G
4 21 (48.84%) LTE
5 19 (44.19%) GPRS
6 18 (41.86%) Broadband
6 18 (41.86%) UMTS
7 17 (39.53%) GSM
7 17 (39.53%) 3GPP
7 17 (39.53%) Wireless
8 16 (37.21%) WCDMA
9 11 (25.58%) Marketing
9 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
10 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
10 10 (23.26%) CCNP
10 10 (23.26%) CCNA
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.93%) Internet
11 9 (20.93%) Validation
11 9 (20.93%) Multimedia
11 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Smartphone
12 5 (11.63%) Huawei
13 3 (6.98%) 2G
14 2 (4.65%) SCCP
14 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
14 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (4.65%) 2.5G
14 2 (4.65%) Advertising
14 2 (4.65%) JIRA

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (93.02%) GGSN
2 24 (55.81%) 3G
3 21 (48.84%) LTE
4 19 (44.19%) GPRS
5 18 (41.86%) Broadband
5 18 (41.86%) UMTS
6 17 (39.53%) GSM
6 17 (39.53%) 3GPP
6 17 (39.53%) Wireless
7 16 (37.21%) WCDMA
8 9 (20.93%) Internet
9 3 (6.98%) 2G
10 2 (4.65%) SCCP
10 2 (4.65%) 2.5G
10 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.65%) Firewall
10 2 (4.65%) 4G
10 2 (4.65%) MGW
11 1 (2.33%) NGN
11 1 (2.33%) Megaco
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 30 (69.77%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.58%) Marketing
3 9 (20.93%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Tester
2 11 (25.58%) Core Network Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Test Manager
3 9 (20.93%) Design Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Lead Tester
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Design Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Support
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
2 9 (20.93%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
2 9 (20.93%) Validation
2 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNP
1 10 (23.26%) CCNA
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Huawei
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.33%) Agilent
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase
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