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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 122 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 19 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 1.40% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
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 £43,500 £44,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £44,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 20 (76.92%) SGSN
3 16 (61.54%) 3GPP
4 14 (53.85%) WCDMA
4 14 (53.85%) GPRS
5 13 (50.00%) Wireless
6 11 (42.31%) Huawei
6 11 (42.31%) GSM
6 11 (42.31%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (38.46%) MGW
8 9 (34.62%) LTE
8 9 (34.62%) Sybase
8 9 (34.62%) UNIX
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) 3G
9 8 (30.77%) Ericsson
10 7 (26.92%) UMTS
10 7 (26.92%) SS7
10 7 (26.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 6 (23.08%) Marketing
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 5 (19.23%) Broadband
12 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
12 5 (19.23%) Validation
12 5 (19.23%) Internet
13 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
13 4 (15.38%) VLAN
13 4 (15.38%) 2G
13 4 (15.38%) 2.5G
13 4 (15.38%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) SGSN
2 16 (61.54%) 3GPP
3 14 (53.85%) WCDMA
3 14 (53.85%) GPRS
4 13 (50.00%) Wireless
5 11 (42.31%) GSM
5 11 (42.31%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (38.46%) MGW
7 9 (34.62%) LTE
7 9 (34.62%) 3G
8 7 (26.92%) UMTS
8 7 (26.92%) SS7
9 5 (19.23%) Broadband
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) VLAN
10 4 (15.38%) 2G
10 4 (15.38%) 2.5G
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 4 (15.38%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) VPN
General
1 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Design Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Director
4 1 (3.85%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows NT
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Validation
2 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Security Management
2 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) WFM
4 1 (3.85%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Huawei
2 9 (34.62%) Sybase
3 8 (30.77%) Ericsson
4 7 (26.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Panasonic
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.85%) Empirix
7 1 (3.85%) Nokia
7 1 (3.85%) Siemens