Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SGSN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SGSN over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1061 1121 1147
Rank change year-on-year +60 +26 +98
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 14 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.022% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.14% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 7
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +66.67% -34.00%
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +66.67% -34.00%

SGSN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,398 25,188 27,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.20% 15.31% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16,838 20,538 22,724
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,399 £73,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SGSN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SGSN in England

SGSN
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SGSN in England

SGSN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SGSN in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SGSN in England

SGSN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the England region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 11 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South West +24 2 - -
London - 1 £50,000 -
SGSN
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing SGSN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (78.57%) GGSN
3 8 (57.14%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) OSPF
3 8 (57.14%) BGP
3 8 (57.14%) Network Design
3 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
4 6 (42.86%) LTE
4 6 (42.86%) MGW
5 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 3 (21.43%) 3G
6 3 (21.43%) RANAP
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) GCC
6 3 (21.43%) GDB
6 3 (21.43%) 4G
6 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (21.43%) Trac
6 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
6 3 (21.43%) RTP
6 3 (21.43%) 2G
6 3 (21.43%) Anite
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) STL
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) GSM
6 3 (21.43%) PBX

SGSN
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) GGSN
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) MPLS
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) LTE
3 6 (42.86%) MGW
4 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 3 (21.43%) 2G
5 3 (21.43%) 3G
5 3 (21.43%) 4G
5 3 (21.43%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (21.43%) GSM
5 3 (21.43%) PBX
5 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (21.43%) RANAP
5 3 (21.43%) RTP
5 3 (21.43%) UMTS
5 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) GCC
1 3 (21.43%) GDB
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Trac
General
1 13 (92.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) GGSN Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) SGSN Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) STL
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (57.14%) Network Design
1 8 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Anite
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) HP