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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 770 756 797
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 96 117 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 85
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,800 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +47.05%
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
19342 17479 21139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.49% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15403 14304 17507
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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
South East -28 37 £47,500 -8.65% 7
West Midlands +11 19 £27,850 - 1
East of England +4 16 £40,000 -38.46% 5
London -15 14 £38,750 -13.88%
South West -32 7 £35,000 +12.00%
Yorkshire -50 3 £21,500 -42.66%
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (45.73%) GSM
2 60 (36.59%) Telecoms
3 59 (35.98%) Wireless
4 55 (33.54%) Degree
5 47 (28.66%) UMTS
6 44 (26.83%) SQL
6 44 (26.83%) Windows
7 42 (25.61%) Electronics
8 39 (23.78%) C
9 38 (23.17%) TCP/IP
10 35 (21.34%) C++
10 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
11 34 (20.73%) Internet
12 33 (20.12%) Linux
13 32 (19.51%) 3G
13 32 (19.51%) Firewall
14 31 (18.90%) VPN
15 28 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (15.24%) WAN
17 24 (14.63%) SQL Server
17 24 (14.63%) Embedded C
18 23 (14.02%) C#
18 23 (14.02%) LAN
19 22 (13.41%) LTE
19 22 (13.41%) 4G
20 19 (11.59%) Android
20 19 (11.59%) 3GPP
20 19 (11.59%) Windows Mobile
21 18 (10.98%) SGSN
21 18 (10.98%) UNIX

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.88%) GroupWise
1 8 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (4.27%) IIS
3 5 (3.05%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Lync
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) MS Office
2 5 (3.05%) AutoCAD
2 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (45.73%) GSM
2 59 (35.98%) Wireless
3 47 (28.66%) UMTS
4 38 (23.17%) TCP/IP
5 34 (20.73%) Internet
6 32 (19.51%) 3G
6 32 (19.51%) Firewall
7 31 (18.90%) VPN
8 25 (15.24%) WAN
9 23 (14.02%) LAN
10 22 (13.41%) LTE
10 22 (13.41%) 4G
11 19 (11.59%) 3GPP
12 18 (10.98%) SGSN
13 17 (10.37%) Ethernet
13 17 (10.37%) HTTP
13 17 (10.37%) WCDMA
14 15 (9.15%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (9.15%) 2G
15 14 (8.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) Big Data
3 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.83%) MS Access
5 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Subversion
2 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.05%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 60 (36.59%) Telecoms
2 42 (25.61%) Electronics
3 13 (7.93%) Marketing
4 8 (4.88%) French Language
5 6 (3.66%) German Language
6 5 (3.05%) Advertising
7 4 (2.44%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.44%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 30 (18.29%) Software Engineer
2 24 (14.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (10.37%) Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.54%) Network Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Technical Support
7 10 (6.10%) Embedded C Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Administrator
7 10 (6.10%) Field Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Field Service Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Firmware Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.71%) HTML
1 11 (6.71%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) ODBC
2 8 (4.88%) MFC
3 5 (3.05%) CSS
3 5 (3.05%) Ajax
4 4 (2.44%) MAPI
4 4 (2.44%) Web Services
5 3 (1.83%) XML
6 2 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.22%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (1.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.61%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) WAP
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) WML
7 1 (0.61%) LAMP
7 1 (0.61%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.32%) Firmware
3 11 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.71%) Smartphone
4 9 (5.49%) Smart Meter
4 9 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.88%) Home Automation
5 8 (4.88%) iPhone
6 7 (4.27%) PDA
7 6 (3.66%) Statistics
7 6 (3.66%) Telematics
8 5 (3.05%) Physics
9 4 (2.44%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.61%) Handset
11 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.83%) Windows
2 33 (20.12%) Linux
3 19 (11.59%) Android
3 19 (11.59%) Windows Mobile
4 18 (10.98%) UNIX
5 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.49%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.66%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (3.05%) SUSE
10 5 (3.05%) Debian
11 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.44%) Solaris
11 4 (2.44%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Software Engineering
2 28 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.76%) ITIL
4 14 (8.54%) Project Management
5 11 (6.71%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.10%) TDD
6 10 (6.10%) Service Management
7 9 (5.49%) Resource Management
8 8 (4.88%) OO
8 8 (4.88%) Software Distribution
8 8 (4.88%) Product Management
9 7 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.27%) Android Development
9 7 (4.27%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.27%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.66%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.83%) SQL
2 39 (23.78%) C
3 35 (21.34%) C++
4 24 (14.63%) Embedded C
5 23 (14.02%) C#
6 13 (7.93%) Perl
7 11 (6.71%) Python
8 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.88%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.88%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.66%) Java
10 6 (3.66%) PHP
11 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (33.54%) Degree
2 18 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.37%) CCNA
4 16 (9.76%) CCIE
4 16 (9.76%) CCNP
5 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.88%) MCITP
6 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.88%) MCSE
7 7 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.05%) HND
9 4 (2.44%) HNC
10 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.22%) ISEB
11 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.61%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Samba
2 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Netcool
1 3 (1.83%) Nagios
2 2 (1.22%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.93%) EMC
3 12 (7.32%) Cisco
4 11 (6.71%) Oracle
5 8 (4.88%) NEC
5 8 (4.88%) MobileIron
5 8 (4.88%) SOTI
6 7 (4.27%) Citrix
7 5 (3.05%) Adobe
7 5 (3.05%) VMware
7 5 (3.05%) Huawei
8 4 (2.44%) Sybase
9 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.83%) SAP
9 3 (1.83%) JBoss
9 3 (1.83%) Google
10 2 (1.22%) Motorola
10 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (0.61%) Ericsson
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