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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 137 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 5 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.31% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -7.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% -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
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
1 22 (78.57%) SGSN
2 16 (57.14%) 3GPP
3 14 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 14 (50.00%) GPRS
3 14 (50.00%) Wireless
4 11 (39.29%) Huawei
4 11 (39.29%) GSM
4 11 (39.29%) SIGTRAN
5 10 (35.71%) MGW
5 10 (35.71%) Sybase
5 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) 3G
6 9 (32.14%) LTE
7 8 (28.57%) Ericsson
8 7 (25.00%) UMTS
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Marketing
8 7 (25.00%) SS7
8 7 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
9 5 (17.86%) Validation
9 5 (17.86%) Internet
9 5 (17.86%) Broadband
10 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) LAN
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) C

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) SGSN
2 16 (57.14%) 3GPP
3 14 (50.00%) GPRS
3 14 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 14 (50.00%) Wireless
4 11 (39.29%) SIGTRAN
4 11 (39.29%) GSM
5 10 (35.71%) 3G
5 10 (35.71%) MGW
6 9 (32.14%) LTE
7 7 (25.00%) SS7
7 7 (25.00%) UMTS
8 5 (17.86%) Broadband
8 5 (17.86%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (14.29%) DMZ
9 4 (14.29%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) 2G
9 4 (14.29%) 2.5G
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
3 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Validation
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) Security Management
2 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Iperf
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Huawei
2 10 (35.71%) Sybase
3 8 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Panasonic
6 1 (3.57%) Nokia
6 1 (3.57%) Siemens
6 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.57%) Empirix