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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 439 432 438
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 4 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.053% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £47,250
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 -3 4 £50,000 -
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (68.42%) GPRS
1 13 (68.42%) GGSN
2 9 (47.37%) GSM
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) CDMA
3 8 (42.11%) VLAN
4 7 (36.84%) IMAP
4 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (36.84%) HTTP
4 7 (36.84%) Internet
4 7 (36.84%) MAPI
4 7 (36.84%) POP3
4 7 (36.84%) SMTP
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 5 (26.32%) Ericsson
6 5 (26.32%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (21.05%) MVNO
7 4 (21.05%) Huawei
7 4 (21.05%) Nokia
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) WAP
8 3 (15.79%) Perl
8 3 (15.79%) 3G
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (68.42%) GPRS
1 13 (68.42%) GGSN
2 9 (47.37%) GSM
3 8 (42.11%) CDMA
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) VLAN
4 7 (36.84%) IMAP
4 7 (36.84%) POP3
4 7 (36.84%) SMTP
4 7 (36.84%) Internet
4 7 (36.84%) HTTP
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 5 (26.32%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (21.05%) MVNO
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) 3G
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
8 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
9 2 (10.53%) 2.5G
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) CS Core Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) MAPI
2 3 (15.79%) WAP
3 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Solaris
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCIP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCDA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Ericsson
2 4 (21.05%) Nokia
2 4 (21.05%) Huawei
3 2 (10.53%) NetHawk
4 1 (5.26%) Radware
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper