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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 886 891 853
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -38
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 18 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.087% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 16
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%

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
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

GGSN Salary Histogram in the UK

GGSN
Top 6 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 4 September 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
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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 +8 17 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +17 8 £50,000 -6.97%
South East +9 8 £50,000 -6.97%
London -2 8 £60,000 - 1
Reading +8 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Newbury - 2 - -

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) SGSN
2 12 (50.00%) Huawei
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
2 12 (50.00%) GPRS
3 11 (45.83%) Solaris
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (33.33%) 4G
5 8 (33.33%) 3G
5 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (29.17%) 2G
6 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
6 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
7 6 (25.00%) Nokia
7 6 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) GSM
7 6 (25.00%) MVNO
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) HPUX
8 5 (20.83%) Broadband
8 5 (20.83%) WAP
8 5 (20.83%) Remedy
9 4 (16.67%) SS7
9 4 (16.67%) WCDMA
9 4 (16.67%) 3GPP
9 4 (16.67%) UMTS
9 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
9 4 (16.67%) MGW
10 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.50%) Test Planning

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) SGSN
2 12 (50.00%) GPRS
3 10 (41.67%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (33.33%) 4G
4 8 (33.33%) 3G
5 7 (29.17%) 2G
6 6 (25.00%) MVNO
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) GSM
7 5 (20.83%) Broadband
7 5 (20.83%) Wireless
8 4 (16.67%) SS7
8 4 (16.67%) 3GPP
8 4 (16.67%) UMTS
8 4 (16.67%) WCDMA
8 4 (16.67%) MGW
8 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
9 3 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (12.50%) Firewall
9 3 (12.50%) ATM
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) IP Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) WAP
2 1 (4.17%) MAPI
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) UNIX
2 11 (45.83%) Solaris
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Validation
1 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Huawei
2 7 (29.17%) Ericsson
3 6 (25.00%) Nokia
4 5 (20.83%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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