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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 772 750 768
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 94 114 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 61 82
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,185 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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 +25 55 £40,000 +5.26% 1
North West +3 13 £35,000 +7.69%
East of England -44 6 £51,750 -1.42% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 - 2
London +5 5 £40,000 -5.88%
South West -12 4 £21,000 -44.00%
West Midlands - 3 £27,850 - 1
East Midlands +28 1 £26,000 -
Midlands - 1 £37,000 -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 83 (44.15%) GSM
2 69 (36.70%) Wireless
3 67 (35.64%) Windows
4 66 (35.11%) Telecoms
5 53 (28.19%) UMTS
6 48 (25.53%) Degree
7 46 (24.47%) UNIX
8 45 (23.94%) C++
9 44 (23.40%) Internet
10 43 (22.87%) TCP/IP
11 41 (21.81%) C
12 40 (21.28%) 3GPP
13 39 (20.74%) Linux
14 38 (20.21%) WCDMA
15 35 (18.62%) VPN
16 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
17 29 (15.43%) Firewall
17 29 (15.43%) Electronics
18 28 (14.89%) Software Engineering
18 28 (14.89%) SQL
19 26 (13.83%) 3G
19 26 (13.83%) Firmware
20 25 (13.30%) SGSN
20 25 (13.30%) LTE
21 24 (12.77%) LAN
21 24 (12.77%) Sybase
22 23 (12.23%) WAN
22 23 (12.23%) Ethernet
22 23 (12.23%) 4G
23 21 (11.17%) SQL Server

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (4.26%) IIS
2 5 (2.66%) Apache
3 3 (1.60%) Node.js
4 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.06%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (44.15%) GSM
2 69 (36.70%) Wireless
3 53 (28.19%) UMTS
4 44 (23.40%) Internet
5 43 (22.87%) TCP/IP
6 40 (21.28%) 3GPP
7 38 (20.21%) WCDMA
8 35 (18.62%) VPN
9 29 (15.43%) Firewall
10 26 (13.83%) 3G
11 25 (13.30%) SGSN
11 25 (13.30%) LTE
12 24 (12.77%) LAN
13 23 (12.23%) WAN
13 23 (12.23%) Ethernet
13 23 (12.23%) 4G
14 20 (10.64%) ISDN
15 19 (10.11%) CDMA
16 18 (9.57%) MPLS
16 18 (9.57%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) MySQL
3 10 (5.32%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Bugzilla
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.66%) LabVIEW
3 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.66%) GDB
4 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.60%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 66 (35.11%) Telecoms
2 29 (15.43%) Electronics
3 20 (10.64%) Marketing
4 3 (1.60%) French Language
4 3 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.30%) Developer
2 24 (12.77%) Software Engineer
3 22 (11.70%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 19 (10.11%) Software Developer
6 18 (9.57%) Technical Support
7 16 (8.51%) Network Engineer
8 15 (7.98%) Test Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Field Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Field Service Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) CS Core Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Embedded Software Developer
11 10 (5.32%) Consultant
12 9 (4.79%) Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (4.79%) Core Network Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Firmware Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.64%) HTML
2 18 (9.57%) XML
3 16 (8.51%) Web Services
4 13 (6.91%) .NET
5 12 (6.38%) SOAP
5 12 (6.38%) LAMP
5 12 (6.38%) XML-RPC
5 12 (6.38%) REST
6 10 (5.32%) MFC
7 7 (3.72%) MAPI
8 6 (3.19%) CSS
8 6 (3.19%) WAP
9 5 (2.66%) XHTML
9 5 (2.66%) Ajax
10 3 (1.60%) OpenMP
10 3 (1.60%) HTML5
11 2 (1.06%) .NET Compact Framework
11 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.06%) ODBC
12 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.85%) Smartphone
3 11 (5.85%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.32%) Home Automation
4 10 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.72%) Statistics
5 7 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.19%) PDA
7 5 (2.66%) Streaming Video
8 4 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.60%) SystemC
9 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.60%) Physics
9 3 (1.60%) Verilog
9 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (35.64%) Windows
2 46 (24.47%) UNIX
3 39 (20.74%) Linux
4 14 (7.45%) Windows XP
4 14 (7.45%) Android
5 12 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
5 12 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.79%) Windows 2000
7 9 (4.79%) Windows NT
8 7 (3.72%) Solaris
9 5 (2.66%) SUSE
9 5 (2.66%) Debian
10 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.53%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.89%) Software Engineering
2 21 (11.17%) Project Management
3 16 (8.51%) ITIL
4 12 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.85%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (4.79%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.79%) Resource Management
7 8 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.72%) Android Development
8 7 (3.72%) iOS Development
8 7 (3.72%) Test Strategy
8 7 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.72%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.19%) Signal Processing
9 6 (3.19%) OO
9 6 (3.19%) Service Management
9 6 (3.19%) TDD
10 5 (2.66%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.94%) C++
2 41 (21.81%) C
3 28 (14.89%) SQL
4 20 (10.64%) C#
5 17 (9.04%) PHP
6 15 (7.98%) Embedded C
7 13 (6.91%) Embedded C++
7 13 (6.91%) Assembly Language
8 12 (6.38%) Python
9 11 (5.85%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.79%) Perl
11 8 (4.26%) Java
12 6 (3.19%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.66%) VBScript
14 3 (1.60%) Fortran
14 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) Degree
2 20 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.57%) CCNA
4 12 (6.38%) CCIE
4 12 (6.38%) CCNP
4 12 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.66%) HND
7 4 (2.13%) MCSE
7 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.13%) HNC
8 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.06%) MCITP
9 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.53%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.53%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) JTAG
2 5 (2.66%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 26 (13.83%) Firmware
2 5 (2.66%) Samba
3 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.06%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.53%) Netcool
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.77%) Sybase
3 20 (10.64%) Cisco
3 20 (10.64%) Huawei
4 15 (7.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (7.98%) Ericsson
5 11 (5.85%) EMC
6 10 (5.32%) Oracle
6 10 (5.32%) NEC
7 7 (3.72%) Citrix
8 6 (3.19%) VMware
8 6 (3.19%) Lauterbach
9 5 (2.66%) Adobe
10 3 (1.60%) HP
10 3 (1.60%) SAP
10 3 (1.60%) Juniper
10 3 (1.60%) SOTI
10 3 (1.60%) Renesas
11 2 (1.06%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.06%) Motorola
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