The first table below looks at the demand for SGSN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 895 849 917
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +68
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 22 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.15% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £45,750 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SGSN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SGSN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

SGSN Salary Histogram in the UK

SGSN
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 21 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire -13 18 £43,750 -7.89%
South East -24 18 £43,750 -7.89%
Reading -8 11 - -
East of England -13 2 £42,500 -45.16%
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 £30,000 -
Newbury - 1 £19,500 -

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SGSN 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 SGSN.

1 36 (92.31%) GGSN
2 22 (56.41%) GSM
3 21 (53.85%) UMTS
4 19 (48.72%) Wireless
5 18 (46.15%) GPRS
6 17 (43.59%) 3GPP
6 17 (43.59%) Telecoms
7 15 (38.46%) WCDMA
8 11 (28.21%) Marketing
8 11 (28.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 9 (23.08%) LTE
10 8 (20.51%) Back Office
10 8 (20.51%) 3G
11 7 (17.95%) MGW
12 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
12 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 5 (12.82%) SLA
14 4 (10.26%) Cisco
14 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.26%) VoIP
14 4 (10.26%) PBX
14 4 (10.26%) OOD
14 4 (10.26%) C++
14 4 (10.26%) STL
14 4 (10.26%) Linux
14 4 (10.26%) OO
14 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
14 4 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 4 (10.26%) Asterisk PBX

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SGSN 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 SGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) GGSN
2 22 (56.41%) GSM
3 21 (53.85%) UMTS
4 19 (48.72%) Wireless
5 18 (46.15%) GPRS
6 17 (43.59%) 3GPP
7 15 (38.46%) WCDMA
8 9 (23.08%) LTE
9 8 (20.51%) 3G
10 7 (17.95%) MGW
11 6 (15.38%) DNS
12 4 (10.26%) VoIP
12 4 (10.26%) PBX
12 4 (10.26%) Asterisk PBX
13 3 (7.69%) LAN
13 3 (7.69%) WAN
13 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
14 2 (5.13%) 2G
14 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
14 2 (5.13%) 4G
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) GCC
1 4 (10.26%) GDB
1 4 (10.26%) Trac
General
1 17 (43.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) Marketing
3 8 (20.51%) Back Office
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Core Network Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.13%) CS Core Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) STL
1 4 (10.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.26%) OOD
2 4 (10.26%) OO
2 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Huawei
3 2 (5.13%) Nokia
4 1 (2.56%) Agilent
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase