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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 128 162
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.79% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £48,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-24.10% +45.52%
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
496 508 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.71% 24.68% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 391 332 485
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Packet Switching
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Erlang
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Packet Switching
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware