The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 206 205 209
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 18 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.22% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £45,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
GPRS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1513 1471 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.15% 27.43% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1041 1183
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Berkshire region.

GPRS Salary Trend in Berkshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Reading -3 8 £43,500 - 3
Slough +3 3 £43,500 -3.33%
Newbury -1 2 - - 4
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GPRS 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 GPRS.

1 41 (75.93%) UNIX
2 35 (64.81%) GSM
3 33 (61.11%) Wireless
4 31 (57.41%) 3GPP
5 30 (55.56%) WCDMA
6 28 (51.85%) SGSN
7 27 (50.00%) Telecoms
8 24 (44.44%) Windows
9 23 (42.59%) Sybase
9 23 (42.59%) UMTS
10 21 (38.89%) Huawei
11 20 (37.04%) CDMA
12 18 (33.33%) Linux
12 18 (33.33%) VPN
12 18 (33.33%) Ericsson
13 17 (31.48%) SS7
13 17 (31.48%) SIGTRAN
14 16 (29.63%) GGSN
14 16 (29.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 14 (25.93%) Firewall
15 14 (25.93%) HTML
16 13 (24.07%) Solaris
16 13 (24.07%) MAPI
16 13 (24.07%) HTTP
16 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
16 13 (24.07%) POP3
16 13 (24.07%) SMTP
16 13 (24.07%) Internet
16 13 (24.07%) IMAP
16 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing GPRS 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 GPRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (64.81%) GSM
2 33 (61.11%) Wireless
3 31 (57.41%) 3GPP
4 30 (55.56%) WCDMA
5 28 (51.85%) SGSN
6 23 (42.59%) UMTS
7 20 (37.04%) CDMA
8 18 (33.33%) VPN
9 17 (31.48%) SS7
9 17 (31.48%) SIGTRAN
10 16 (29.63%) GGSN
11 14 (25.93%) Firewall
12 13 (24.07%) HTTP
12 13 (24.07%) POP3
12 13 (24.07%) SMTP
12 13 (24.07%) Internet
12 13 (24.07%) IMAP
12 13 (24.07%) VLAN
13 12 (22.22%) ATM
14 9 (16.67%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (24.07%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) CS Core Engineer
1 12 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IP Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) MAPI
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.85%) PDA
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) UNIX
2 24 (44.44%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Solaris
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 2000
5 7 (12.96%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.26%) OpenUP
2 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
2 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
3 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
3 2 (3.70%) Network Planning
3 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.85%) Network Design
4 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (1.85%) Security Testing
4 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.85%) V-Model
4 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
2 1 (1.85%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) C++
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (9.26%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Sybase
2 21 (38.89%) Huawei
3 18 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 16 (29.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) Motorola
Woolton Hill, Berkshire
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago