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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 858 875 858
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 20 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 16
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
Top 4 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 30 January 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 +1 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire -4 20 £45,000 +2.27%
South East -20 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Reading +9 19 £45,000 +2.27%

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (83.78%) SGSN
2 29 (78.38%) Telecoms
3 21 (56.76%) GPRS
4 20 (54.05%) 3GPP
5 17 (45.95%) GSM
6 16 (43.24%) WCDMA
7 15 (40.54%) UNIX
7 15 (40.54%) Wireless
8 14 (37.84%) 3G
9 13 (35.14%) LTE
10 12 (32.43%) UMTS
11 11 (29.73%) Windows
11 11 (29.73%) MGW
11 11 (29.73%) SIGTRAN
11 11 (29.73%) Huawei
12 10 (27.03%) Sybase
13 9 (24.32%) Firewall
13 9 (24.32%) 2G
14 8 (21.62%) Internet
14 8 (21.62%) Linux
14 8 (21.62%) Ericsson
15 7 (18.92%) VPN
15 7 (18.92%) C
15 7 (18.92%) SS7
15 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
15 7 (18.92%) CDMA
15 7 (18.92%) VLAN
15 7 (18.92%) Marketing
15 7 (18.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 5 (13.51%) Degree

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) SGSN
2 21 (56.76%) GPRS
3 20 (54.05%) 3GPP
4 17 (45.95%) GSM
5 16 (43.24%) WCDMA
6 15 (40.54%) Wireless
7 14 (37.84%) 3G
8 13 (35.14%) LTE
9 12 (32.43%) UMTS
10 11 (29.73%) MGW
10 11 (29.73%) SIGTRAN
11 9 (24.32%) Firewall
11 9 (24.32%) 2G
12 8 (21.62%) Internet
13 7 (18.92%) VPN
13 7 (18.92%) SS7
13 7 (18.92%) CDMA
13 7 (18.92%) VLAN
14 5 (13.51%) Broadband
15 4 (10.81%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.70%) DTS
General
1 29 (78.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Design Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.11%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Director
6 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Support
6 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Sales Director
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) MAPI
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) UNIX
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows NT
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Validation
2 4 (10.81%) Security Management
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Stress Testing
5 1 (2.70%) WFM
5 1 (2.70%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Huawei
2 10 (27.03%) Sybase
3 8 (21.62%) Ericsson
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Mitel
5 2 (5.41%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.70%) Comverse
6 1 (2.70%) Cerillion
6 1 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.70%) Empirix
6 1 (2.70%) Nokia
6 1 (2.70%) Siemens
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Sage
6 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle