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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 860 879 855
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 6 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.11% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £47,250
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
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 -2 4 £50,000 -
London +22 1 - -
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (75.00%) GPRS
1 18 (75.00%) GGSN
2 14 (58.33%) GSM
3 11 (45.83%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (37.50%) CDMA
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) VPN
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 7 (29.17%) Huawei
6 7 (29.17%) IMAP
6 7 (29.17%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) MAPI
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
6 7 (29.17%) 3GPP
6 7 (29.17%) UMTS
6 7 (29.17%) WCDMA
6 7 (29.17%) POP3
6 7 (29.17%) SMTP
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
7 5 (20.83%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (20.83%) Ericsson
7 5 (20.83%) Marketing
8 4 (16.67%) Nokia
8 4 (16.67%) DNS
8 4 (16.67%) MVNO

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (75.00%) GPRS
1 18 (75.00%) GGSN
2 14 (58.33%) GSM
3 11 (45.83%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) CDMA
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 8 (33.33%) VPN
5 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 7 (29.17%) IMAP
6 7 (29.17%) 3GPP
6 7 (29.17%) UMTS
6 7 (29.17%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) WCDMA
6 7 (29.17%) POP3
6 7 (29.17%) SMTP
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
7 5 (20.83%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (16.67%) MVNO
8 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) 3G
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) MAPI
2 3 (12.50%) WAP
3 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 8 (33.33%) Solaris
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCIP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CCDA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Huawei
2 5 (20.83%) Ericsson
3 4 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (8.33%) NetHawk
4 2 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Radware