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 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
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 126 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 21 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £48,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 - £47,500
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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
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 18 (81.82%) SGSN
3 13 (59.09%) 3GPP
4 12 (54.55%) GPRS
4 12 (54.55%) WCDMA
5 11 (50.00%) Wireless
5 11 (50.00%) Huawei
6 10 (45.45%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (36.36%) LTE
7 8 (36.36%) MGW
7 8 (36.36%) 3G
7 8 (36.36%) GSM
7 8 (36.36%) Ericsson
8 7 (31.82%) Sybase
8 7 (31.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (31.82%) UNIX
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) SS7
9 5 (22.73%) Broadband
9 5 (22.73%) UMTS
9 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 5 (22.73%) Smartphone
10 4 (18.18%) Marketing
11 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
11 3 (13.64%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (13.64%) Security Management
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) SGSN
2 13 (59.09%) 3GPP
3 12 (54.55%) GPRS
3 12 (54.55%) WCDMA
4 11 (50.00%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) SIGTRAN
6 8 (36.36%) LTE
6 8 (36.36%) MGW
6 8 (36.36%) 3G
6 8 (36.36%) GSM
7 7 (31.82%) SS7
8 5 (22.73%) Broadband
8 5 (22.73%) UMTS
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) DMZ
9 3 (13.64%) LAN
9 3 (13.64%) 2G
9 3 (13.64%) 2.5G
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall
General
1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Design Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Director
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Validation
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) Security Management
2 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.55%) WFM
3 1 (4.55%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Huawei
2 8 (36.36%) Ericsson
3 7 (31.82%) Sybase
3 7 (31.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (4.55%) Empirix
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) Siemens
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Panasonic