The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SGSN 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
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 128 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.12% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £43,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-24.34% +21.05%
SGSN
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

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SGSN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SGSN Salary Trend in Reading

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (100.00%) GGSN
2 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (70.00%) GPRS
3 14 (70.00%) 3GPP
3 14 (70.00%) WCDMA
4 13 (65.00%) Wireless
5 11 (55.00%) Huawei
6 10 (50.00%) MGW
7 9 (45.00%) Sybase
7 9 (45.00%) UNIX
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) Ericsson
9 7 (35.00%) UMTS
9 7 (35.00%) GSM
9 7 (35.00%) SS7
9 7 (35.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (35.00%) SIGTRAN
10 6 (30.00%) Marketing
11 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
11 5 (25.00%) Validation
11 5 (25.00%) Internet
11 5 (25.00%) 3G
11 5 (25.00%) Broadband
11 5 (25.00%) LTE
12 3 (15.00%) CDMA
12 3 (15.00%) ISDN
12 3 (15.00%) PSTN
12 3 (15.00%) ATM
12 3 (15.00%) Megaco
12 3 (15.00%) ISUP

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (100.00%) GGSN
2 14 (70.00%) GPRS
2 14 (70.00%) 3GPP
2 14 (70.00%) WCDMA
3 13 (65.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) MGW
5 7 (35.00%) UMTS
5 7 (35.00%) GSM
5 7 (35.00%) SS7
5 7 (35.00%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) 3G
6 5 (25.00%) Broadband
6 5 (25.00%) LTE
7 3 (15.00%) CDMA
7 3 (15.00%) ISDN
7 3 (15.00%) PSTN
7 3 (15.00%) ATM
7 3 (15.00%) Megaco
7 3 (15.00%) ISUP
General
1 17 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Huawei
2 9 (45.00%) Sybase
3 8 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (35.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia
6 1 (5.00%) Siemens