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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 421 400 407
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 17 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 19
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +2.63%
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
4418 4222 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 20.32% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3405 3287 3916
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 5 March 2015. 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 0 15 £43,500 -0.57%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (75.00%) GPRS
2 26 (65.00%) GGSN
3 24 (60.00%) UNIX
4 22 (55.00%) GSM
4 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
5 20 (50.00%) Internet
6 17 (42.50%) Wireless
6 17 (42.50%) Firewall
6 17 (42.50%) CDMA
7 16 (40.00%) VPN
7 16 (40.00%) Solaris
7 16 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (40.00%) VLAN
8 15 (37.50%) IMAP
8 15 (37.50%) Load Balancing
8 15 (37.50%) HTML
8 15 (37.50%) MAPI
8 15 (37.50%) HTTP
8 15 (37.50%) POP3
8 15 (37.50%) SMTP
9 14 (35.00%) 3GPP
9 14 (35.00%) WCDMA
10 11 (27.50%) Huawei
11 10 (25.00%) Windows
12 9 (22.50%) Sybase
12 9 (22.50%) MGW
13 8 (20.00%) LTE
13 8 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
13 8 (20.00%) UMTS
13 8 (20.00%) 3G

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 30 (75.00%) GPRS
2 26 (65.00%) GGSN
3 22 (55.00%) GSM
4 20 (50.00%) Internet
5 17 (42.50%) Wireless
5 17 (42.50%) Firewall
5 17 (42.50%) CDMA
6 16 (40.00%) VPN
6 16 (40.00%) VLAN
7 15 (37.50%) IMAP
7 15 (37.50%) HTTP
7 15 (37.50%) POP3
7 15 (37.50%) SMTP
8 14 (35.00%) 3GPP
8 14 (35.00%) WCDMA
9 9 (22.50%) MGW
10 8 (20.00%) LTE
10 8 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
10 8 (20.00%) UMTS
10 8 (20.00%) 3G
General
1 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Support
4 6 (15.00%) Design Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
1 15 (37.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) UNIX
2 16 (40.00%) Solaris
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCIP
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) CCDA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Huawei
2 9 (22.50%) Sybase
3 8 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (17.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) NetHawk
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.50%) Radware
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) Siemens
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) IBM