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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 430 442 415
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 8 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £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 28 August 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 +8 8 £50,000 -6.97%
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (87.50%) GGSN
2 12 (75.00%) GPRS
3 8 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 7 (43.75%) Ericsson
5 6 (37.50%) Nokia
5 6 (37.50%) Huawei
5 6 (37.50%) GSM
5 6 (37.50%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) MVNO
6 5 (31.25%) WAP
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) CDMA
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) MAPI
8 3 (18.75%) HTTP
8 3 (18.75%) POP3
8 3 (18.75%) SMTP
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) IMAP
8 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) SS7
8 3 (18.75%) MGW

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (87.50%) GGSN
2 12 (75.00%) GPRS
3 8 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (37.50%) MVNO
4 6 (37.50%) GSM
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) CDMA
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) POP3
6 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) SS7
6 3 (18.75%) MGW
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) IMAP
6 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
7 2 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) WAP
2 3 (18.75%) MAPI
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.25%) VMS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Ericsson
2 6 (37.50%) Nokia
2 6 (37.50%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft