The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 889 859 882
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 22 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.081% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 7
Average salary - £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary - £48,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.51%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20525 19722 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.55% 18.16% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16450 15832 17411
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 21 - - 3
Berkshire +5 12 - - 1
South East -7 12 - - 1
Reading +8 9 - -
London -35 9 - -
Slough - 2 - - 1

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (92.68%) SGSN
2 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
3 23 (56.10%) LTE
4 22 (53.66%) 3G
5 18 (43.90%) Broadband
6 17 (41.46%) 3GPP
6 17 (41.46%) UMTS
7 14 (34.15%) Wireless
7 14 (34.15%) WCDMA
7 14 (34.15%) GPRS
7 14 (34.15%) GSM
8 12 (29.27%) Network Architecture
9 11 (26.83%) Marketing
9 11 (26.83%) CCNP
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (24.39%) CCNA
10 10 (24.39%) Smart Meter
11 9 (21.95%) Validation
11 9 (21.95%) Multimedia
11 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
11 9 (21.95%) Smartphone
11 9 (21.95%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Huawei
13 4 (9.76%) Ericsson
13 4 (9.76%) Cisco
14 3 (7.32%) Juniper
14 3 (7.32%) Firewall
14 3 (7.32%) Migration
14 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
14 3 (7.32%) 4G

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) SGSN
2 23 (56.10%) LTE
3 22 (53.66%) 3G
4 18 (43.90%) Broadband
5 17 (41.46%) 3GPP
5 17 (41.46%) UMTS
6 14 (34.15%) Wireless
6 14 (34.15%) WCDMA
6 14 (34.15%) GPRS
6 14 (34.15%) GSM
7 9 (21.95%) Internet
8 3 (7.32%) Firewall
8 3 (7.32%) 4G
9 2 (4.88%) MGW
9 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.88%) Megaco
9 2 (4.88%) ISUP
9 2 (4.88%) ISDN
9 2 (4.88%) PSTN
9 2 (4.88%) ATM
General
1 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.83%) Marketing
3 9 (21.95%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Test Manager
4 9 (21.95%) Lead Tester
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Design Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Tester
4 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Support
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Smart Meter
2 9 (21.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
1 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Network Architecture
2 9 (21.95%) Validation
2 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Test Management
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CCNP
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Huawei
2 4 (9.76%) Ericsson
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Agilent
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago