The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 871 896 879
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 34 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.046% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 73
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
15397 17351 19876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.94% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12850 14453 15832
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

GPRS Salary Histogram in England

GPRS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 19 £45,000 -3.74% 1
London +63 7 £52,500 +7.69%
Yorkshire +31 4 £18,500 -32.72% 1
East Midlands +10 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 49 (61.25%) 3G
2 38 (47.50%) Degree
3 36 (45.00%) Electronics
4 31 (38.75%) Windows
4 31 (38.75%) Ethernet
5 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
6 25 (31.25%) GSM
7 22 (27.50%) VoIP
8 21 (26.25%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (25.00%) UMTS
9 20 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (23.75%) Validation
10 19 (23.75%) LTE
11 18 (22.50%) SSL
12 17 (21.25%) Cisco
12 17 (21.25%) ADSL
13 16 (20.00%) MPLS
13 16 (20.00%) Nokia
13 16 (20.00%) 2G
13 16 (20.00%) Bluetooth
13 16 (20.00%) C++
14 15 (18.75%) C#
14 15 (18.75%) VC++
14 15 (18.75%) VPN
14 15 (18.75%) ISO 9001
14 15 (18.75%) Wireless
14 15 (18.75%) Windows CE
14 15 (18.75%) DSL
14 15 (18.75%) System Testing
14 15 (18.75%) Military

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (61.25%) 3G
2 31 (38.75%) Ethernet
3 25 (31.25%) GSM
4 22 (27.50%) VoIP
5 20 (25.00%) UMTS
5 20 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (23.75%) LTE
7 18 (22.50%) SSL
8 17 (21.25%) ADSL
9 16 (20.00%) 2G
9 16 (20.00%) Bluetooth
9 16 (20.00%) MPLS
10 15 (18.75%) DSL
10 15 (18.75%) VPN
10 15 (18.75%) Wireless
11 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (17.50%) Cisco PIX
12 13 (16.25%) PSTN
12 13 (16.25%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (45.00%) Electronics
2 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.75%) Military
4 13 (16.25%) Games
5 8 (10.00%) Automotive
6 5 (6.25%) Finance
7 2 (2.50%) Advertising
7 2 (2.50%) Back Office
7 2 (2.50%) Billing
7 2 (2.50%) Retail
8 1 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Design Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Network Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) Development Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Core Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Network Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) 802.1X
2 9 (11.25%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) XML
3 4 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.25%) JSON
4 1 (1.25%) OAuth
4 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.25%) REST
4 1 (1.25%) Symfony
4 1 (1.25%) Twig
4 1 (1.25%) Velocity
4 1 (1.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.00%) Web 2.0
3 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.75%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (5.00%) Cybercrime
4 4 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.75%) CPLD
5 3 (3.75%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) EPoS
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Physics
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Windows CE
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 6 (7.50%) Unix
4 6 (7.50%) Windows 2000
4 6 (7.50%) Windows NT
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Validation
2 15 (18.75%) System Testing
3 13 (16.25%) Network Architecture
3 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) Network Design
5 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.00%) Network Planning
6 8 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.50%) Presales
7 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.25%) Defect Management
8 5 (6.25%) Network Management
9 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (5.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) C++
2 15 (18.75%) C#
2 15 (18.75%) VC++
3 9 (11.25%) C
4 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) Degree
2 21 (26.25%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (17.50%) CCNA
4 13 (16.25%) CCNP
5 12 (15.00%) CCSA
5 12 (15.00%) CCSP
5 12 (15.00%) MCSA
5 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.50%) CCIE
7 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) ISEB
8 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) GMP
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Cisco
2 16 (20.00%) Nokia
3 13 (16.25%) Juniper
4 12 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (11.25%) EMC
6 8 (10.00%) HP
7 6 (7.50%) Huawei
7 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.50%) Sybase
8 4 (5.00%) Dell
8 4 (5.00%) Ericsson
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle
8 4 (5.00%) VMware
9 2 (2.50%) IronPort
9 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.25%) GENBAND
10 1 (1.25%) Mitel
10 1 (1.25%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (1.25%) Redknee
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