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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 872 879 859
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 25 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.059% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 19
Average salary £43,250 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 - £47,500

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GGSN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

GGSN Salary Histogram in the UK

GGSN
Top 9 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 19 December 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 +14 24 £46,500 -
South East +25 22 £48,250 -
Berkshire +16 22 £48,250 -
Reading +19 21 £48,250 -
London - 2 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £32,500 -
Belfast - 1 £32,500 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (90.00%) SGSN
2 32 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 20 (50.00%) GPRS
4 19 (47.50%) 3G
5 18 (45.00%) 3GPP
5 18 (45.00%) LTE
6 15 (37.50%) WCDMA
6 15 (37.50%) GSM
7 14 (35.00%) UNIX
7 14 (35.00%) Wireless
8 11 (27.50%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (27.50%) UMTS
8 11 (27.50%) Huawei
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) Broadband
9 10 (25.00%) MGW
10 9 (22.50%) Sybase
10 9 (22.50%) Ericsson
11 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
11 8 (20.00%) Internet
11 8 (20.00%) 2G
11 8 (20.00%) Firewall
12 7 (17.50%) SS7
12 7 (17.50%) Linux
12 7 (17.50%) VPN
12 7 (17.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (15.00%) CDMA
13 6 (15.00%) C
13 6 (15.00%) VLAN
13 6 (15.00%) CCNP

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 36 (90.00%) SGSN
2 20 (50.00%) GPRS
3 19 (47.50%) 3G
4 18 (45.00%) 3GPP
4 18 (45.00%) LTE
5 15 (37.50%) GSM
5 15 (37.50%) WCDMA
6 14 (35.00%) Wireless
7 11 (27.50%) UMTS
7 11 (27.50%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (25.00%) MGW
8 10 (25.00%) Broadband
9 8 (20.00%) 2G
9 8 (20.00%) Internet
9 8 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (17.50%) SS7
10 7 (17.50%) VPN
11 6 (15.00%) CDMA
11 6 (15.00%) VLAN
12 3 (7.50%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) DTS
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 32 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Design Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support
5 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Director
7 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) MAPI
2 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 5 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Validation
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (7.50%) Security Management
3 3 (7.50%) Information Security
3 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.50%) WFM
5 1 (2.50%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C
2 3 (7.50%) C++
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CCNP
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) CCIP
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Huawei
2 9 (22.50%) Sybase
2 9 (22.50%) Ericsson
3 7 (17.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) Siemens
6 1 (2.50%) Lotus
6 1 (2.50%) Sage
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.50%) Empirix
6 1 (2.50%) Cerillion
6 1 (2.50%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.50%) Comverse