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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 879 909 881
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 11 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 13
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £38,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £48,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -5.26%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Top 7 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 24 April 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 0 11 £37,000 -7.50% 1
South East +6 9 £37,000 -22.10% 1
Berkshire -13 9 £37,000 -22.10% 1
Reading -12 5 £43,500 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (80.65%) SGSN
2 24 (77.42%) Telecoms
3 17 (54.84%) Wireless
4 15 (48.39%) 3GPP
5 14 (45.16%) GPRS
6 13 (41.94%) GSM
6 13 (41.94%) WCDMA
7 12 (38.71%) 3G
8 11 (35.48%) LTE
9 10 (32.26%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (29.03%) MGW
10 9 (29.03%) Huawei
10 9 (29.03%) UNIX
10 9 (29.03%) Windows
11 8 (25.81%) Sybase
11 8 (25.81%) UMTS
12 7 (22.58%) Marketing
12 7 (22.58%) SS7
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 6 (19.35%) VPN
13 6 (19.35%) Ericsson
13 6 (19.35%) Broadband
13 6 (19.35%) Linux
13 6 (19.35%) VLAN
13 6 (19.35%) Firewall
13 6 (19.35%) Internet
13 6 (19.35%) 2.5G
14 5 (16.13%) Validation
14 5 (16.13%) Smartphone
14 5 (16.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) SGSN
2 17 (54.84%) Wireless
3 15 (48.39%) 3GPP
4 14 (45.16%) GPRS
5 13 (41.94%) GSM
5 13 (41.94%) WCDMA
6 12 (38.71%) 3G
7 11 (35.48%) LTE
8 10 (32.26%) SIGTRAN
9 9 (29.03%) MGW
10 8 (25.81%) UMTS
11 7 (22.58%) SS7
12 6 (19.35%) Internet
12 6 (19.35%) Firewall
12 6 (19.35%) 2.5G
12 6 (19.35%) VLAN
12 6 (19.35%) VPN
12 6 (19.35%) Broadband
13 5 (16.13%) LAN
14 4 (12.90%) CDMA
General
1 24 (77.42%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Design Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XMPP
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) UNIX
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
3 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) Security Management
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.23%) WFM
5 1 (3.23%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCIP
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CCDA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Huawei
2 8 (25.81%) Sybase
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Ericsson
5 5 (16.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) Mitel
7 2 (6.45%) NetHawk
7 2 (6.45%) Panasonic
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia
8 1 (3.23%) Radware
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Empirix
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