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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 134 131 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 7 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.31% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 1.05% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Average salary £43,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +5.26%
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
692 669 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.40% 30.00% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 379 476 585
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 4 March 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 19 (95.00%) GGSN
2 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (70.00%) GPRS
4 13 (65.00%) 3GPP
4 13 (65.00%) WCDMA
4 13 (65.00%) Wireless
5 11 (55.00%) Huawei
6 10 (50.00%) UNIX
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 9 (45.00%) Sybase
7 9 (45.00%) MGW
8 8 (40.00%) Ericsson
9 7 (35.00%) SS7
9 7 (35.00%) GSM
9 7 (35.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (35.00%) SIGTRAN
10 6 (30.00%) Marketing
10 6 (30.00%) UMTS
10 6 (30.00%) Internet
11 5 (25.00%) 3G
11 5 (25.00%) Broadband
11 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
11 5 (25.00%) Validation
11 5 (25.00%) LTE
12 3 (15.00%) CDMA
13 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
13 2 (10.00%) Megaco
13 2 (10.00%) ISUP
13 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (10.00%) ISDN

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (95.00%) GGSN
2 14 (70.00%) GPRS
3 13 (65.00%) 3GPP
3 13 (65.00%) WCDMA
3 13 (65.00%) Wireless
4 9 (45.00%) MGW
5 7 (35.00%) SS7
5 7 (35.00%) GSM
5 7 (35.00%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (30.00%) UMTS
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) 3G
7 5 (25.00%) Broadband
7 5 (25.00%) LTE
8 3 (15.00%) CDMA
9 2 (10.00%) Megaco
9 2 (10.00%) ISUP
9 2 (10.00%) ISDN
9 2 (10.00%) PSTN
9 2 (10.00%) ATM
General
1 16 (80.00%) 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 Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
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