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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 214 193 220
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.020% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 1.19% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Average salary - £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
1289 1601 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.81% 29.31% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 839 990 1187
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 £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 -7 1 - -
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (100.00%) GSM
2 12 (75.00%) CDMA
2 12 (75.00%) SGSN
3 11 (68.75%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) Solaris
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) POP3
4 8 (50.00%) SMTP
4 8 (50.00%) HTTP
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) MAPI
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) IMAP
4 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (43.75%) Wireless
5 7 (43.75%) UMTS
6 5 (31.25%) GGSN
7 4 (25.00%) 3GPP
7 4 (25.00%) WCDMA
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Megaco
8 3 (18.75%) ISUP
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) 3G
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (100.00%) GSM
2 12 (75.00%) CDMA
2 12 (75.00%) SGSN
3 8 (50.00%) IMAP
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) Internet
3 8 (50.00%) POP3
3 8 (50.00%) SMTP
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 7 (43.75%) UMTS
5 5 (31.25%) GGSN
6 4 (25.00%) 3GPP
6 4 (25.00%) WCDMA
7 3 (18.75%) Megaco
7 3 (18.75%) ISUP
7 3 (18.75%) ATM
7 3 (18.75%) ISDN
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 8 (50.00%) Solaris
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
3 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Sybase
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 2 (12.50%) Huawei