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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 914 917
Rank change year-on-year +82 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 10 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 11
Median salary £33,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.00% +14.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -34.00% +14.94%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SGSN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
East of England +24 6 £33,000 -26.66%
South East +27 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
SGSN
UK

SGSN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 14 (87.50%) GGSN
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) GSM
3 9 (56.25%) UMTS
3 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (43.75%) HSRP
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (43.75%) IPsec
4 7 (43.75%) CCIE
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (37.50%) SNMP
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) CDMA
7 4 (25.00%) PBX
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) STL
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) RTP
7 4 (25.00%) Mitel
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion

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:

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) GGSN
2 9 (56.25%) GSM
2 9 (56.25%) UMTS
3 7 (43.75%) BGP
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (43.75%) HSRP
3 7 (43.75%) IPsec
3 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) SNMP
4 6 (37.50%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) CDMA
6 4 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (25.00%) LTE
6 4 (25.00%) MGW
6 4 (25.00%) PBX
6 4 (25.00%) RANAP
6 4 (25.00%) RTP
6 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) GCC
1 4 (25.00%) GDB
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Core Network Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) Presales
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCIE
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Mitel