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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 443 445 429
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 10 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.091% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -13.00%
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
4005 4634 4316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.78% 22.18% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3567 3391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SGSN across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SGSN Salary Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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 -11 10 £50,000 +14.94%
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) GGSN
2 18 (85.71%) 4G
2 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 17 (80.95%) 3G
4 14 (66.67%) SS7
5 13 (61.90%) Ericsson
5 13 (61.90%) MPLS
5 13 (61.90%) ATM
6 12 (57.14%) SDH
6 12 (57.14%) Ethernet
6 12 (57.14%) VPN
7 11 (52.38%) VoLTE
8 9 (42.86%) VoWiFi
8 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco
9 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) Packet Switching
9 8 (38.10%) OSPF
9 8 (38.10%) BGP
9 8 (38.10%) Juniper
9 8 (38.10%) SONET
9 8 (38.10%) VRRP
9 8 (38.10%) Frame Relay
9 8 (38.10%) RSVP
9 8 (38.10%) Redback
9 8 (38.10%) Network Design
9 8 (38.10%) HSRP
10 7 (33.33%) Unix
11 6 (28.57%) Solaris
11 6 (28.57%) Linux

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) GGSN
2 18 (85.71%) 4G
3 17 (80.95%) 3G
4 14 (66.67%) SS7
5 13 (61.90%) ATM
5 13 (61.90%) MPLS
6 12 (57.14%) Ethernet
6 12 (57.14%) SDH
6 12 (57.14%) VPN
7 11 (52.38%) VoLTE
8 9 (42.86%) VoWiFi
9 8 (38.10%) BGP
9 8 (38.10%) Frame Relay
9 8 (38.10%) HSRP
9 8 (38.10%) OSPF
9 8 (38.10%) Packet Switching
9 8 (38.10%) RSVP
9 8 (38.10%) SONET
9 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) VRRP
General
1 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Design Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (9.52%) VMS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Validation
4 5 (23.81%) Line Management
4 5 (23.81%) OpenUP
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Ericsson
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) Redback
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Symbian
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase