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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 206 211 206
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 24 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.72% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 28 January 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 +11 16 £43,500 - 2
Slough -2 2 £45,250 +0.55%
Newbury -6 1 - - 4
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 39 (70.91%) UNIX
2 34 (61.82%) Wireless
3 33 (60.00%) GSM
3 33 (60.00%) 3GPP
4 32 (58.18%) WCDMA
5 27 (49.09%) Windows
5 27 (49.09%) SGSN
6 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
7 25 (45.45%) UMTS
8 24 (43.64%) Sybase
9 20 (36.36%) Huawei
10 19 (34.55%) CDMA
11 18 (32.73%) GGSN
12 17 (30.91%) Ericsson
13 16 (29.09%) SS7
13 16 (29.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 16 (29.09%) SIGTRAN
14 15 (27.27%) VPN
14 15 (27.27%) Linux
15 14 (25.45%) ATM
15 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
15 14 (25.45%) Marketing
16 12 (21.82%) Firewall
17 11 (20.00%) HTML
18 10 (18.18%) Solaris
18 10 (18.18%) HTTP
18 10 (18.18%) POP3
18 10 (18.18%) SMTP
18 10 (18.18%) MAPI
18 10 (18.18%) Internet

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) Wireless
2 33 (60.00%) GSM
2 33 (60.00%) 3GPP
3 32 (58.18%) WCDMA
4 27 (49.09%) SGSN
5 25 (45.45%) UMTS
6 19 (34.55%) CDMA
7 18 (32.73%) GGSN
8 16 (29.09%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (29.09%) SS7
9 15 (27.27%) VPN
10 14 (25.45%) ATM
11 12 (21.82%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) VLAN
12 10 (18.18%) Internet
12 10 (18.18%) HTTP
12 10 (18.18%) POP3
12 10 (18.18%) SMTP
12 10 (18.18%) IMAP
12 10 (18.18%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 14 (25.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Technical Support
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) MAPI
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) MFC
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.45%) PDA
3 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.82%) Home Automation
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) UNIX
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 15 (27.27%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Solaris
5 8 (14.55%) Windows 2000
5 8 (14.55%) Windows NT
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 5 (9.09%) OpenUP
3 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
3 2 (3.64%) Network Design
4 1 (1.82%) Network Planning
4 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.82%) V-Model
4 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
4 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (1.82%) Android Development
4 1 (1.82%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) C#
1 4 (7.27%) C++
2 3 (5.45%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) CCNA
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Sybase
2 20 (36.36%) Huawei
3 17 (30.91%) Ericsson
4 16 (29.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) Motorola
7 1 (1.82%) NEC
Newbury, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 26 days ago