The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 439 420 441
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.041% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £53,750 £47,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.87%
SGSN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5038 4835 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.25% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 3754 4311
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SGSN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SGSN Salary Trend in the South East

SGSN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 11 £53,750 +13.75%
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (100.00%) GGSN
2 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 12 (52.17%) LTE
3 12 (52.17%) GPRS
3 12 (52.17%) UMTS
3 12 (52.17%) 3G
4 11 (47.83%) 3GPP
4 11 (47.83%) GSM
4 11 (47.83%) WCDMA
5 10 (43.48%) Wireless
6 9 (39.13%) Validation
6 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
6 9 (39.13%) Broadband
6 9 (39.13%) Internet
7 7 (30.43%) Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Huawei
9 3 (13.04%) MGW
9 3 (13.04%) Megaco
9 3 (13.04%) ISUP
9 3 (13.04%) CDMA
9 3 (13.04%) ATM
9 3 (13.04%) ISDN
9 3 (13.04%) PSTN
10 2 (8.70%) Sybase
10 2 (8.70%) UNIX
10 2 (8.70%) Windows
10 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
10 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.70%) CCNP

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (100.00%) GGSN
2 12 (52.17%) LTE
2 12 (52.17%) GPRS
2 12 (52.17%) UMTS
2 12 (52.17%) 3G
3 11 (47.83%) 3GPP
3 11 (47.83%) GSM
3 11 (47.83%) WCDMA
4 10 (43.48%) Wireless
5 9 (39.13%) Broadband
5 9 (39.13%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) MGW
6 3 (13.04%) Megaco
6 3 (13.04%) ISUP
6 3 (13.04%) CDMA
6 3 (13.04%) ATM
6 3 (13.04%) ISDN
6 3 (13.04%) PSTN
7 2 (8.70%) 4G
8 1 (4.35%) SCTP
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Design Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
1 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Validation
2 1 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
2 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Huawei
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco