The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 137 143 146
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.88% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 4
Average salary - £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 690 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 26.02% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 541 437
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
East of England

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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
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GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) GSM
2 27 (87.10%) 4G
3 26 (83.87%) Telecoms
4 19 (61.29%) LTE
5 17 (54.84%) Demand Management
5 17 (54.84%) Erlang
5 17 (54.84%) System Testing
5 17 (54.84%) WCDMA
6 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
6 16 (51.61%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (51.61%) Network Architecture
7 11 (35.48%) SMS
8 10 (32.26%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
9 9 (29.03%) 3G
9 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
10 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
10 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Firmware
10 3 (9.68%) UMTS
10 3 (9.68%) C
11 2 (6.45%) Solaris
11 2 (6.45%) Linux
11 2 (6.45%) WLAN
11 2 (6.45%) LAN
11 2 (6.45%) Packet Switching
11 2 (6.45%) HP
11 2 (6.45%) SLA

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) GSM
2 27 (87.10%) 4G
3 19 (61.29%) LTE
4 17 (54.84%) WCDMA
5 11 (35.48%) SMS
6 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
6 9 (29.03%) 3G
6 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (9.68%) Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) UMTS
8 2 (6.45%) WLAN
8 2 (6.45%) LAN
8 2 (6.45%) Packet Switching
General
1 26 (83.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Test Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Senior Test Engineer
1 17 (54.84%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Sales Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Demand Management
1 17 (54.84%) System Testing
2 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
2 16 (51.61%) Risk Analysis
2 16 (51.61%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Erlang
2 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) HP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) Opsware