The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 915 955 966
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +11
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 3 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.018% 0.032% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £61,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -

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
16614 18712 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13827 15342 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SGSN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SGSN
Salary Trend

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

SGSN Salary Trend in the UK

SGSN
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 3 £61,250 +22.50%
South East +29 2 £61,250 +22.50%
Berkshire +6 2 £61,250 +22.50%
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £57,500 -

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing SGSN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SGSN.

1 36 (100.00%) GGSN
2 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
3 26 (72.22%) VoLTE
4 25 (69.44%) VoWiFi
4 25 (69.44%) ATM
5 22 (61.11%) Ericsson
6 17 (47.22%) Network Architecture
7 15 (41.67%) SS7
8 14 (38.89%) Huawei
8 14 (38.89%) GPRS
8 14 (38.89%) 4G
9 13 (36.11%) HSRP
9 13 (36.11%) SDH
9 13 (36.11%) Unix
9 13 (36.11%) Packet Switching
9 13 (36.11%) Ethernet
9 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
9 13 (36.11%) VPN
9 13 (36.11%) Juniper
9 13 (36.11%) 3G
9 13 (36.11%) SONET
9 13 (36.11%) MPLS
9 13 (36.11%) OSPF
9 13 (36.11%) BGP
9 13 (36.11%) Network Design
9 13 (36.11%) Redback
9 13 (36.11%) Frame Relay
9 13 (36.11%) VRRP
9 13 (36.11%) RSVP
10 12 (33.33%) PSTN

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) GGSN
2 26 (72.22%) VoLTE
3 25 (69.44%) ATM
3 25 (69.44%) VoWiFi
4 15 (41.67%) SS7
5 14 (38.89%) 4G
5 14 (38.89%) GPRS
6 13 (36.11%) 3G
6 13 (36.11%) BGP
6 13 (36.11%) Ethernet
6 13 (36.11%) HSRP
6 13 (36.11%) MPLS
6 13 (36.11%) OSPF
6 13 (36.11%) Packet Switching
6 13 (36.11%) RSVP
6 13 (36.11%) SDH
6 13 (36.11%) SONET
6 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
6 13 (36.11%) VPN
6 13 (36.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Ericsson Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Core Network Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Design Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) VoLTE Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Core Network Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 2000
2 11 (30.56%) Windows NT
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Network Architecture
2 13 (36.11%) Network Design
3 11 (30.56%) Presales
4 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Speech Recognition
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GMP
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Ericsson
2 14 (38.89%) Huawei
3 13 (36.11%) Juniper
3 13 (36.11%) Redback
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Sybase
5 5 (13.89%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (11.11%) Nokia
6 4 (11.11%) Samsung
7 2 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco
8 1 (2.78%) GENBAND
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Redknee
8 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media