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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 143 107 155
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +48
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 3 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 1.22% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 5.03% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Average salary £63,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
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
519 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 24.14% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 263 528
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) 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%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) CDMA
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
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
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

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) 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