The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
England / South East
Rank 392 427 439
Rank change year-on-year +35 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SGSN 4 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.027% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 11
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2955 4229 4490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.78% 22.01% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 3585 3434
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SGSN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SGSN in the South East

SGSN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey - 4 £60,000 - 1
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 9 (100.00%) GSM
1 9 (100.00%) UMTS
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) GGSN
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) CDMA
4 4 (44.44%) PBX
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) STL
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) RTP
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 4 (44.44%) LTE
4 4 (44.44%) MGW
4 4 (44.44%) Mitel
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) RANAP
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (44.44%) GCC
4 4 (44.44%) GDB
4 4 (44.44%) Trac
4 4 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (44.44%) Presales
4 4 (44.44%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (11.11%) WCDMA

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (100.00%) GSM
1 9 (100.00%) UMTS
2 7 (77.78%) GGSN
3 5 (55.56%) CDMA
4 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (44.44%) LTE
4 4 (44.44%) MGW
4 4 (44.44%) PBX
4 4 (44.44%) RANAP
4 4 (44.44%) RTP
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 1 (11.11%) GPRS
5 1 (11.11%) VoLTE
5 1 (11.11%) VoWiFi
5 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) GCC
1 4 (44.44%) GDB
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Trac
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (44.44%) STL
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Cross-Platform Development
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Mitel