The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 894 836 875
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +39
Permanent jobs citing MGW 13 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.063% 0.20% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 5
Average salary £50,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £47,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £70,000 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%

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
20719 18858 21669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.92% 17.56% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16434 15252 17702
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MGW within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MGW
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MGW within the UK.

MGW Salary Trend in the UK

MGW
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MGW over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

MGW Salary Histogram in the UK

MGW
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -52 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire -19 10 £52,500 +5.00%
South East -44 10 £52,500 +5.00%
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Reading -15 2 £52,500 +5.00%
London -5 1 £97,500 +56.00%
Abbots Langley - 1 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £97,500 -
Scotland - 1 £48,000 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MGW 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 MGW.

1 19 (67.86%) 3G
2 14 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 14 (50.00%) LTE
2 14 (50.00%) ISUP
3 12 (42.86%) Nokia
3 12 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (39.29%) Network Design
5 10 (35.71%) INAP
6 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (32.14%) Validation
6 9 (32.14%) Capacity Management
7 6 (21.43%) Huawei
8 5 (17.86%) 4G
8 5 (17.86%) GPRS
8 5 (17.86%) UMTS
9 4 (14.29%) Broadband
9 4 (14.29%) NDS
9 4 (14.29%) GSM
9 4 (14.29%) HNC
9 4 (14.29%) HND
9 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) Megaco
9 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
10 3 (10.71%) GGSN
10 3 (10.71%) SGSN
10 3 (10.71%) Time Management
10 3 (10.71%) UNIX
10 3 (10.71%) ISDN

MGW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MGW 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 MGW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) 3G
2 14 (50.00%) ISUP
2 14 (50.00%) LTE
2 14 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 10 (35.71%) INAP
4 5 (17.86%) GPRS
4 5 (17.86%) UMTS
4 5 (17.86%) 4G
5 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 4 (14.29%) GSM
5 4 (14.29%) Broadband
5 4 (14.29%) Megaco
6 3 (10.71%) GGSN
6 3 (10.71%) SGSN
6 3 (10.71%) CDMA
6 3 (10.71%) ATM
6 3 (10.71%) ISDN
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) PSTN
6 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Voice Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) Voice Network Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) Design Engineer
5 8 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) CS Core Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
2 2 (7.14%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Network Design
2 9 (32.14%) Validation
2 9 (32.14%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) HNC
1 4 (14.29%) HND
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) NDS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Nokia
1 12 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (21.43%) Huawei
3 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Verint