The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 894 908 871
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -37
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 4 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary - - £44,500

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 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 30 June 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
(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 +13 4 - - 1
South East +7 3 - -
Berkshire -12 3 - -
Reading -15 2 - -
London +11 1 - - 1
Slough -1 1 - -

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) GPRS
1 17 (73.91%) GSM
2 14 (60.87%) GGSN
3 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 13 (56.52%) CDMA
4 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 11 (47.83%) Solaris
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) Wireless
4 11 (47.83%) VLAN
5 10 (43.48%) IMAP
5 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) MAPI
5 10 (43.48%) HTTP
5 10 (43.48%) POP3
5 10 (43.48%) SMTP
6 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (30.43%) WCDMA
7 7 (30.43%) 3GPP
7 7 (30.43%) UMTS
8 5 (21.74%) Marketing
9 4 (17.39%) MGW
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) ATM
10 3 (13.04%) ISDN
10 3 (13.04%) Perl
10 3 (13.04%) Sybase

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) GPRS
1 17 (73.91%) GSM
2 14 (60.87%) GGSN
3 13 (56.52%) CDMA
4 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 11 (47.83%) Wireless
4 11 (47.83%) VLAN
5 10 (43.48%) IMAP
5 10 (43.48%) POP3
5 10 (43.48%) SMTP
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
5 10 (43.48%) HTTP
6 7 (30.43%) 3GPP
6 7 (30.43%) UMTS
6 7 (30.43%) WCDMA
7 4 (17.39%) ATM
7 4 (17.39%) MGW
8 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
8 3 (13.04%) ISDN
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Solaris
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCIP
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) CCDA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Sybase
1 3 (13.04%) Huawei
2 2 (8.70%) NetHawk
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) Radware
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago