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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 912 919 914
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 23 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

GGSN Salary Histogram in the UK

GGSN
Top 16 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 10 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
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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 +15 13 £50,000 +11.11%
South East +9 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Berkshire -16 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Newbury - 9 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 8 £50,000 -
Cwmbran - 8 £53,500 -
Leeds - 8 £50,000 -
South Wales - 8 £53,500 -
Wales - 8 £53,500 -
West Midlands - 8 £50,000 -
Torfaen - 8 £53,500 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
Reading -11 1 - -

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (78.26%) SGSN
2 34 (73.91%) Telecoms
3 27 (58.70%) 4G
4 26 (56.52%) 3G
5 17 (36.96%) Unix
6 16 (34.78%) Solaris
6 16 (34.78%) Linux
7 15 (32.61%) SS7
8 14 (30.43%) ATM
9 13 (28.26%) SDH
9 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
9 13 (28.26%) VPN
9 13 (28.26%) MPLS
9 13 (28.26%) Ericsson
9 13 (28.26%) Network Architecture
9 13 (28.26%) 2G
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco
11 11 (23.91%) VoLTE
12 10 (21.74%) Juniper
12 10 (21.74%) Huawei
13 9 (19.57%) Marketing
13 9 (19.57%) PaaS
13 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
13 9 (19.57%) VoWiFi
14 8 (17.39%) Big Data
14 8 (17.39%) HSRP
14 8 (17.39%) Mobile Marketing
14 8 (17.39%) RSVP
14 8 (17.39%) BGP
14 8 (17.39%) OSPF

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (17.39%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) SGSN
2 27 (58.70%) 4G
3 26 (56.52%) 3G
4 15 (32.61%) SS7
5 14 (30.43%) ATM
6 13 (28.26%) 2G
6 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
6 13 (28.26%) MPLS
6 13 (28.26%) SDH
6 13 (28.26%) VPN
7 11 (23.91%) VoLTE
8 9 (19.57%) VoWiFi
9 8 (17.39%) BGP
9 8 (17.39%) Frame Relay
9 8 (17.39%) HSRP
9 8 (17.39%) OSPF
9 8 (17.39%) RSVP
9 8 (17.39%) SONET
9 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Big Data
1 8 (17.39%) Data Mining
General
1 34 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.57%) Marketing
3 8 (17.39%) Advertising
4 6 (13.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Design Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Ericsson Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) IP Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Unix
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Solaris
3 6 (13.04%) HPUX
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (4.35%) VMS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Network Architecture
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile Marketing
2 8 (17.39%) Network Design
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Test Planning
3 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 5 (10.87%) Line Management
4 5 (10.87%) OpenUP
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Ericsson
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) Huawei
3 10 (21.74%) Juniper
4 8 (17.39%) IBM
4 8 (17.39%) Redback
5 6 (13.04%) Remedy
6 4 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Symbian
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) Sybase