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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 929 939 924
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing MGW 5 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.057% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £25,750 £43,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.80% -7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £42,800 £47,050
10% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £58,550 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £43,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-40.80% -7.93%

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
17295 19322 17834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.14% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14387 15668 13992
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 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 8 February 2016. 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 -5 5 £25,750 -40.80%
South East +14 4 £28,500 -34.48%
Berkshire -6 2 £28,500 -34.48%
Reading -6 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £23,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £23,000 -
Newbury - 1 £28,500 -

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) LTE
2 6 (54.55%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (54.55%) GGSN
2 6 (54.55%) SGSN
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) 4G
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) ATM
2 6 (54.55%) SDH
2 6 (54.55%) VoIP
2 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) SS7
2 6 (54.55%) 2G
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) IPsec
3 5 (45.45%) Telnet
3 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
3 5 (45.45%) SSH
3 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science

MGW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LTE
2 6 (54.55%) 2G
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) 4G
2 6 (54.55%) ATM
2 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) GGSN
2 6 (54.55%) SDH
2 6 (54.55%) SGSN
2 6 (54.55%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (54.55%) SS7
2 6 (54.55%) VoIP
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
3 5 (45.45%) IPsec
3 5 (45.45%) SNMP
3 5 (45.45%) SSH
3 5 (45.45%) Telnet
3 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Graduate
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Home Automation
3 1 (9.09%) IPTV
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) MPEG
3 1 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (9.09%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Symbian
3 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (9.09%) ComArch
3 1 (9.09%) Cramer
3 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase