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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 145
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
575 521 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.19% 24.59% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 457 345 445
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £60,000 £60,900
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
3 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
3 3 (60.00%) Erlang
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) UMTS
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) WCDMA
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Packet Switching
4 2 (40.00%) SMS
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Opsware
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
3 3 (60.00%) UMTS
3 3 (60.00%) WCDMA
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Packet Switching
4 2 (40.00%) SMS
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Erlang
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Opsware