The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 124 152
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.48% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £45,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
GPRS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
497 484 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.99% 23.15% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 390 324 489
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Broadband
2 4 (80.00%) GSM
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Junos
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) xDSL
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CA

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Broadband
2 4 (80.00%) GSM
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) UMTS
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Extranet
3 1 (20.00%) 802.11
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) RAN Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) F5