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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 870 869 851
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 17 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 15
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £60,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +2.63%

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
19215 18159 21469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.95% 16.96% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15412 14209 17542
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +13 17 £43,500 -1.13% 2
Berkshire +1 15 £43,500 -1.13%
South East -25 15 £43,500 -13.00%
Reading 0 12 £45,000 +2.27%
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (84.21%) SGSN
2 30 (78.95%) Telecoms
3 20 (52.63%) GPRS
4 19 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 19 (50.00%) Wireless
5 17 (44.74%) GSM
6 16 (42.11%) WCDMA
7 14 (36.84%) UNIX
7 14 (36.84%) 3G
7 14 (36.84%) LTE
8 13 (34.21%) Huawei
9 12 (31.58%) SIGTRAN
10 11 (28.95%) Windows
10 11 (28.95%) UMTS
11 9 (23.68%) Linux
11 9 (23.68%) Sybase
11 9 (23.68%) MGW
11 9 (23.68%) Firewall
12 8 (21.05%) VLAN
12 8 (21.05%) Marketing
12 8 (21.05%) VPN
12 8 (21.05%) Ericsson
12 8 (21.05%) Internet
12 8 (21.05%) SS7
13 7 (18.42%) C
13 7 (18.42%) 2G
13 7 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 6 (15.79%) 2.5G
14 6 (15.79%) Broadband
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) SGSN
2 20 (52.63%) GPRS
3 19 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 19 (50.00%) Wireless
4 17 (44.74%) GSM
5 16 (42.11%) WCDMA
6 14 (36.84%) 3G
6 14 (36.84%) LTE
7 12 (31.58%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (28.95%) UMTS
9 9 (23.68%) MGW
9 9 (23.68%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) VLAN
10 8 (21.05%) Internet
10 8 (21.05%) SS7
10 8 (21.05%) VPN
11 7 (18.42%) 2G
12 6 (15.79%) 2.5G
12 6 (15.79%) Broadband
13 5 (13.16%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DTS
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 30 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Director
7 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Sales Director
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) MAPI
2 2 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Validation
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (10.53%) Information Security
2 4 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
2 4 (10.53%) Security Management
3 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.63%) WFM
5 1 (2.63%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) VCP4
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) HND
2 1 (2.63%) CCIP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) CCDA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Huawei
2 9 (23.68%) Sybase
3 8 (21.05%) Ericsson
4 7 (18.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Mitel
7 2 (5.26%) NetHawk
7 2 (5.26%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Comverse
8 1 (2.63%) Cerillion
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Siemens
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus
8 1 (2.63%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) Radware
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
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