The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 126 108 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 2 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.094% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 6.19% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 4
Average salary £51,000 £44,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.25% -19.54%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +4.93%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
347 388 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.38% 19.46% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 240 276 414
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,275 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
Amersham - 1 £51,000 -
Chesham - 1 - -
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (77.78%) GSM
2 6 (66.67%) 3G
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) 2G
3 5 (55.56%) UMTS
3 5 (55.56%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) 4G
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
6 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Netcool
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) GSM
2 6 (66.67%) 3G
3 5 (55.56%) UMTS
3 5 (55.56%) 2G
3 5 (55.56%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) NOC Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planning Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco