The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 874 890 857
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 19 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 15
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £48,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20215 19108 21977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.27% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16167 15275 18065
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GGSN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN within the UK.

GGSN Salary Trend in the UK

GGSN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GGSN over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

GGSN Salary Histogram in the UK

GGSN
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
England -18 17 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +20 15 £47,500 -9.52% 1
South East -15 15 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Reading +6 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
County Antrim - 2 £32,500 -
Belfast - 2 £32,500 -
London - 2 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Slough - 1 £38,500 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 -

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GGSN 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 GGSN.

1 43 (100.00%) SGSN
2 35 (81.40%) Telecoms
3 26 (60.47%) 3G
3 26 (60.47%) LTE
4 19 (44.19%) Broadband
5 16 (37.21%) GPRS
6 14 (32.56%) 3GPP
7 13 (30.23%) Internet
8 11 (25.58%) CCNP
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (25.58%) UMTS
8 11 (25.58%) WCDMA
8 11 (25.58%) GSM
8 11 (25.58%) UNIX
8 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
9 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
9 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 10 (23.26%) Smartphone
9 10 (23.26%) Validation
9 10 (23.26%) CCNA
10 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Multimedia
11 7 (16.28%) Huawei
11 7 (16.28%) MGW
11 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 6 (13.95%) Sybase
12 6 (13.95%) CDMA
12 6 (13.95%) Ericsson
13 5 (11.63%) Firewall
13 5 (11.63%) 2G

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GGSN 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 GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) SGSN
2 26 (60.47%) LTE
2 26 (60.47%) 3G
3 19 (44.19%) Broadband
4 16 (37.21%) GPRS
5 14 (32.56%) 3GPP
6 13 (30.23%) Internet
7 11 (25.58%) UMTS
7 11 (25.58%) GSM
7 11 (25.58%) WCDMA
8 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 7 (16.28%) MGW
10 6 (13.95%) CDMA
11 5 (11.63%) 2G
11 5 (11.63%) Firewall
11 5 (11.63%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (9.30%) SS7
12 4 (9.30%) VPN
13 3 (6.98%) ATM
13 3 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DTS
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 35 (81.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.93%) Multimedia
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Design Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Test Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Design Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Tester
3 9 (20.93%) Lead Tester
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Core Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Support
6 3 (6.98%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Sales Director
8 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Director
8 1 (2.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Smartphone
1 10 (23.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Network Architecture
2 10 (23.26%) Validation
3 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.33%) Test Management
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) C
2 3 (6.98%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) CCNP
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.26%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) CCIP
4 1 (2.33%) HND
4 1 (2.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Huawei
2 6 (13.95%) Sybase
2 6 (13.95%) Ericsson
3 4 (9.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Nokia
5 1 (2.33%) Siemens
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) Comverse
5 1 (2.33%) Cerillion
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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