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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 142 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 1 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.047% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 1.64% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £43,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
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
615 731 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.20% 30.36% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 470 415 520
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) ISUP
1 2 (100.00%) MGW
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SCTP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) M3UA
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) HSDPA

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) ISUP
1 2 (100.00%) MGW
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) Megaco
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) SMPP
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) TCAP
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Symbian