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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 880 893 837
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -56
Permanent jobs citing MGW 13 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.067% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 11
Average salary £45,000 £50,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,650 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £84,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -4.00%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 9 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 28 August 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 +3 12 £45,000 -14.28%
South East +12 8 £46,250 -11.90%
London +15 4 £45,000 -53.84%
Berkshire +4 4 £41,000 -21.90%
Hampshire - 4 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Reading -2 1 £41,000 -21.90%
Newbury - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) 4G
3 9 (39.13%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) 2G
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) 3G
5 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 7 (30.43%) Ericsson
5 7 (30.43%) Sonus
5 7 (30.43%) Dialogic
5 7 (30.43%) Lync
5 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (26.09%) MCSE
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) SDH
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) LTE
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Validation
8 4 (17.39%) GGSN
8 4 (17.39%) SGSN
8 4 (17.39%) GMP
8 4 (17.39%) Solaris
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) MCSA
8 4 (17.39%) SS7

MGW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (30.43%) Lync
1 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) 4G
2 8 (34.78%) 3G
2 8 (34.78%) 2G
3 5 (21.74%) SDH
3 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 5 (21.74%) LTE
4 4 (17.39%) GGSN
4 4 (17.39%) SGSN
4 4 (17.39%) SCCP
4 4 (17.39%) SS7
5 3 (13.04%) DWDM
5 3 (13.04%) INAP
5 3 (13.04%) Megaco
5 3 (13.04%) TCAP
5 3 (13.04%) ISUP
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) GSM
5 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 3 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Switch Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Ericsson Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Trainer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GMP
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Ericsson
2 7 (30.43%) Sonus
2 7 (30.43%) Dialogic
3 3 (13.04%) Cramer
3 3 (13.04%) ComArch
3 3 (13.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Siemens
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Huawei
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Nokia
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase