The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 305 334 336
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
GPRS
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1820 1850 2389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.48% 15.26% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1627 2134
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GPRS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GPRS Salary Trend in the City of London

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) 2.5G
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) SCCP
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) SGSN
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) SOTI
3 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
3 1 (33.33%) GroupWise
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (33.33%) GroupWise
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) SCCP
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) 2.5G
2 2 (66.67%) SGSN
3 1 (33.33%) IMAP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) SOTI
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft