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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 214 192 212
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 9 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.73% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
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
1477 1622 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.39% 28.48% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1091 1275
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 -21 3 £43,500 +45.00% 1
Newbury +10 1 - -
Slough +2 1 - - 3
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (79.41%) UNIX
2 24 (70.59%) GSM
3 22 (64.71%) Wireless
4 21 (61.76%) SGSN
5 19 (55.88%) Telecoms
5 19 (55.88%) 3GPP
5 19 (55.88%) WCDMA
6 18 (52.94%) CDMA
7 16 (47.06%) Sybase
7 16 (47.06%) Windows
8 13 (38.24%) Huawei
9 12 (35.29%) UMTS
9 12 (35.29%) Ericsson
10 11 (32.35%) Internet
10 11 (32.35%) POP3
10 11 (32.35%) SMTP
10 11 (32.35%) HTTP
10 11 (32.35%) VPN
10 11 (32.35%) MAPI
10 11 (32.35%) Solaris
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) HTML
10 11 (32.35%) VLAN
10 11 (32.35%) IMAP
10 11 (32.35%) SS7
10 11 (32.35%) Firewall
10 11 (32.35%) Load Balancing
10 11 (32.35%) SIGTRAN
10 11 (32.35%) GGSN
11 10 (29.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) GSM
2 22 (64.71%) Wireless
3 21 (61.76%) SGSN
4 19 (55.88%) 3GPP
4 19 (55.88%) WCDMA
5 18 (52.94%) CDMA
6 12 (35.29%) UMTS
7 11 (32.35%) Internet
7 11 (32.35%) POP3
7 11 (32.35%) SMTP
7 11 (32.35%) HTTP
7 11 (32.35%) VPN
7 11 (32.35%) VLAN
7 11 (32.35%) IMAP
7 11 (32.35%) SS7
7 11 (32.35%) Firewall
7 11 (32.35%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (32.35%) GGSN
8 7 (20.59%) MGW
9 6 (17.65%) NGN
General
1 19 (55.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) CS Core Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) MAPI
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) UNIX
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) Solaris
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Windows 2000
4 6 (17.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Sybase
2 13 (38.24%) Huawei
3 12 (35.29%) Ericsson
4 10 (29.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) HP
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago