The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 142 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.29% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
GGSN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GGSN
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the Reading region.

GGSN Salary Trend in Reading

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing GGSN 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 GGSN.

1 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 13 (68.42%) SGSN
3 10 (52.63%) 3GPP
4 9 (47.37%) GSM
4 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 9 (47.37%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (42.11%) GPRS
5 8 (42.11%) WCDMA
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) 3G
6 7 (36.84%) SIGTRAN
6 7 (36.84%) MGW
7 6 (31.58%) LTE
7 6 (31.58%) Sybase
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) UMTS
8 5 (26.32%) Huawei
9 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Information Security
9 4 (21.05%) 2G
9 4 (21.05%) 2.5G
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Security Management
9 4 (21.05%) DMZ
9 4 (21.05%) SS7
9 4 (21.05%) LAN
9 4 (21.05%) VPN

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing GGSN 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 GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SGSN
2 10 (52.63%) 3GPP
3 9 (47.37%) GSM
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 9 (47.37%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (42.11%) GPRS
4 8 (42.11%) WCDMA
5 7 (36.84%) 3G
5 7 (36.84%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (36.84%) MGW
6 6 (31.58%) LTE
7 5 (26.32%) UMTS
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) 2G
8 4 (21.05%) 2.5G
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) DMZ
8 4 (21.05%) SS7
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
General
1 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Director
5 1 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows NT
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security
1 4 (21.05%) Security Management
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.26%) WFM
4 1 (5.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Iperf
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Sybase
3 5 (26.32%) Huawei
4 4 (21.05%) Ericsson
5 3 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Mitel
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Panasonic
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Empirix