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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 890 870 868
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 23 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.061% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20476 19756 21075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16437 15890 17389
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
Top 7 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 28 July 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 -16 22 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Berkshire +17 11 - - 1
South East +15 11 - - 1
London -50 11 £35,000 -36.36%
Reading +1 9 - -
Slough - 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 £35,000 -

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (93.33%) GGSN
2 32 (71.11%) Telecoms
3 25 (55.56%) 3G
4 23 (51.11%) LTE
5 19 (42.22%) GPRS
5 19 (42.22%) UMTS
6 18 (40.00%) Broadband
6 18 (40.00%) 3GPP
7 17 (37.78%) GSM
7 17 (37.78%) Wireless
8 16 (35.56%) WCDMA
9 12 (26.67%) Network Architecture
10 11 (24.44%) Marketing
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (24.44%) CCNP
11 10 (22.22%) CCNA
11 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
12 9 (20.00%) Smartphone
12 9 (20.00%) Internet
12 9 (20.00%) Validation
12 9 (20.00%) Multimedia
12 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 5 (11.11%) Huawei
14 3 (6.67%) Migration
14 3 (6.67%) 2G
14 3 (6.67%) 4G
15 2 (4.44%) JIRA
15 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
15 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (4.44%) MGW

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (93.33%) GGSN
2 25 (55.56%) 3G
3 23 (51.11%) LTE
4 19 (42.22%) GPRS
4 19 (42.22%) UMTS
5 18 (40.00%) Broadband
5 18 (40.00%) 3GPP
6 17 (37.78%) GSM
6 17 (37.78%) Wireless
7 16 (35.56%) WCDMA
8 9 (20.00%) Internet
9 3 (6.67%) 2G
9 3 (6.67%) 4G
10 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.44%) MGW
10 2 (4.44%) 2.5G
10 2 (4.44%) SCCP
10 2 (4.44%) Firewall
10 2 (4.44%) DNS
10 2 (4.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 32 (71.11%) Telecoms
2 11 (24.44%) Marketing
3 9 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Core Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 9 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 9 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 9 (20.00%) Validation
2 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Test Management
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (24.44%) CCNP
2 10 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Huawei
2 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (2.22%) Agilent
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago