The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 775 745 801
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +56
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 76 106 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.63% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 51 66 70
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
GPRS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17809 16800 20822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.34% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14558 13262 17410
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in England

GPRS
Salary Trend in England

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

GPRS Salary Trend in England

GPRS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

GPRS Salary Histogram in England

GPRS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
South East -27 39 £40,000 -11.11% 9
North West +5 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
London -6 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -42 3 £40,000 -20.00% 5
South West -17 2 £21,000 -44.00%
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £26,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 79 (47.31%) GSM
2 69 (41.32%) Wireless
3 63 (37.72%) Telecoms
3 63 (37.72%) Windows
4 49 (29.34%) UNIX
5 47 (28.14%) UMTS
5 47 (28.14%) Degree
6 43 (25.75%) Internet
7 40 (23.95%) 3GPP
7 40 (23.95%) C++
8 38 (22.75%) C
8 38 (22.75%) WCDMA
8 38 (22.75%) TCP/IP
9 34 (20.36%) Linux
10 33 (19.76%) VPN
11 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
12 28 (16.77%) Firewall
12 28 (16.77%) SGSN
13 27 (16.17%) Firmware
14 26 (15.57%) Sybase
15 25 (14.97%) Electronics
16 24 (14.37%) Software Engineering
17 23 (13.77%) Huawei
17 23 (13.77%) HTML
17 23 (13.77%) CDMA
17 23 (13.77%) Ethernet
17 23 (13.77%) LTE
18 21 (12.57%) HTTP
19 20 (11.98%) MySQL
20 19 (11.38%) Marketing

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 6 (3.59%) IIS
2 5 (2.99%) Node.js
3 4 (2.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.20%) GroupWise
4 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (47.31%) GSM
2 69 (41.32%) Wireless
3 47 (28.14%) UMTS
4 43 (25.75%) Internet
5 40 (23.95%) 3GPP
6 38 (22.75%) TCP/IP
6 38 (22.75%) WCDMA
7 33 (19.76%) VPN
8 28 (16.77%) SGSN
8 28 (16.77%) Firewall
9 23 (13.77%) Ethernet
9 23 (13.77%) CDMA
9 23 (13.77%) LTE
10 21 (12.57%) HTTP
11 19 (11.38%) LAN
11 19 (11.38%) GGSN
12 18 (10.78%) 4G
12 18 (10.78%) ISDN
12 18 (10.78%) 3G
13 17 (10.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) MySQL
2 19 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.40%) Big Data
4 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Bugzilla
2 7 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.59%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.99%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (2.99%) GDB
5 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 63 (37.72%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.97%) Electronics
3 19 (11.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) German Language
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (13.77%) Support Engineer
2 22 (13.17%) Software Engineer
2 22 (13.17%) Technical Support
3 20 (11.98%) Developer
4 19 (11.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) Software Developer
6 15 (8.98%) Network Engineer
6 15 (8.98%) Technical Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) Consultant
7 12 (7.19%) Technical Support Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) CS Core Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Field Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Field Service Engineer
9 10 (5.99%) Embedded Software Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Core Network Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (5.39%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (3.59%) Network Administrator
12 6 (3.59%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.77%) HTML
2 19 (11.38%) XML
3 14 (8.38%) Web Services
4 12 (7.19%) SOAP
4 12 (7.19%) .NET
4 12 (7.19%) LAMP
4 12 (7.19%) XML-RPC
4 12 (7.19%) REST
5 10 (5.99%) MAPI
5 10 (5.99%) MFC
6 7 (4.19%) XHTML
6 7 (4.19%) WAP
7 5 (2.99%) OpenMP
7 5 (2.99%) CSS
8 4 (2.40%) Ajax
9 2 (1.20%) ODBC
9 2 (1.20%) HTML5
10 1 (0.60%) CSS3
10 1 (0.60%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.99%) Home Automation
3 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.39%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.39%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.19%) Streaming Video
5 7 (4.19%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.99%) Statistics
6 5 (2.99%) Verilog
6 5 (2.99%) SystemC
6 5 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.40%) PDA
8 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.80%) Physics
8 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.20%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.72%) Windows
2 49 (29.34%) UNIX
3 34 (20.36%) Linux
4 16 (9.58%) Windows XP
5 13 (7.78%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.99%) Android
7 10 (5.99%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (5.99%) Windows 2000
7 10 (5.99%) Windows NT
7 10 (5.99%) Solaris
8 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.40%) SUSE
9 4 (2.40%) Debian
10 1 (0.60%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.37%) Software Engineering
2 18 (10.78%) Project Management
3 12 (7.19%) ITIL
4 11 (6.59%) Load Balancing
5 10 (5.99%) Capacity Management
6 8 (4.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (4.79%) Signal Processing
7 7 (4.19%) Resource Management
8 6 (3.59%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.99%) OpenUP
9 5 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.99%) Memory Management
9 5 (2.99%) Test Strategy
9 5 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.40%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (2.40%) Android Development
10 4 (2.40%) iOS Development
10 4 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.95%) C++
2 38 (22.75%) C
3 19 (11.38%) SQL
4 16 (9.58%) Assembly Language
4 16 (9.58%) PHP
5 15 (8.98%) Embedded C
5 15 (8.98%) C#
6 13 (7.78%) Embedded C++
7 11 (6.59%) Python
8 9 (5.39%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.39%) Java
9 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.19%) VBScript
11 6 (3.59%) Perl
12 5 (2.99%) Fortran
13 3 (1.80%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (28.14%) Degree
2 16 (9.58%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.98%) CCNA
4 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.39%) CCIE
5 9 (5.39%) CCNP
6 5 (2.99%) HND
6 5 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.40%) MCSE
7 4 (2.40%) HNC
7 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.20%) MCITP
10 1 (0.60%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.60%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) JTAG
2 4 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 27 (16.17%) Firmware
2 4 (2.40%) Samba
3 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.20%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.60%) Netcool
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.60%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.57%) Sybase
3 23 (13.77%) Huawei
4 16 (9.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 16 (9.58%) Ericsson
5 15 (8.98%) Cisco
6 10 (5.99%) NEC
6 10 (5.99%) EMC
7 9 (5.39%) Lauterbach
8 7 (4.19%) Oracle
9 5 (2.99%) Renesas
9 5 (2.99%) VMware
10 4 (2.40%) Adobe
10 4 (2.40%) Citrix
11 3 (1.80%) Juniper
11 3 (1.80%) BT
11 3 (1.80%) SOTI
12 2 (1.20%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.20%) SAP
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