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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 884 859 869
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 20 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.081% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Average salary - £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary - £48,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +24.67%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20227 19758 21013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 18.15% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16236 15909 17355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 23 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
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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 -33 19 - - 3
Berkshire +9 10 - - 1
South East -7 10 - - 1
Reading +7 9 - -
London -26 9 - -
Slough - 1 - - 1

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 41 (91.11%) SGSN
2 30 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 22 (48.89%) LTE
4 21 (46.67%) 3G
5 19 (42.22%) Broadband
5 19 (42.22%) UMTS
6 18 (40.00%) 3GPP
7 16 (35.56%) WCDMA
7 16 (35.56%) GPRS
7 16 (35.56%) GSM
7 16 (35.56%) Wireless
8 12 (26.67%) Network Architecture
9 11 (24.44%) Marketing
10 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
10 10 (22.22%) CCNP
10 10 (22.22%) CCNA
10 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.00%) Internet
11 9 (20.00%) Smartphone
11 9 (20.00%) Multimedia
11 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Validation
12 5 (11.11%) Huawei
13 3 (6.67%) Migration
13 3 (6.67%) Firewall
13 3 (6.67%) Cisco
13 3 (6.67%) Juniper
13 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
13 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
14 2 (4.44%) 4G

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 41 (91.11%) SGSN
2 22 (48.89%) LTE
3 21 (46.67%) 3G
4 19 (42.22%) UMTS
4 19 (42.22%) Broadband
5 18 (40.00%) 3GPP
6 16 (35.56%) GPRS
6 16 (35.56%) GSM
6 16 (35.56%) WCDMA
6 16 (35.56%) Wireless
7 9 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (6.67%) Firewall
9 2 (4.44%) MGW
9 2 (4.44%) 4G
9 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.22%) MVNO
10 1 (2.22%) 2G
10 1 (2.22%) NGN
10 1 (2.22%) DNS
10 1 (2.22%) Megaco
General
1 30 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (24.44%) Marketing
3 9 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 9 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 9 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (6.67%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Test Management
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) CCNP
1 10 (22.22%) CCNA
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Huawei
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) Juniper
2 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Agilent
3 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase
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