The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 606 606 631
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 17 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.039% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 16
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £42,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £50,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +49.25%
GPRS
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7783 7111 8458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.53% 16.12% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6435 5950 7152
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in London

GPRS
Salary Trend in London

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

GPRS Salary Trend in London

GPRS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram in London

GPRS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London -2 3 £35,000 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) Wireless
4 11 (36.67%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) GSM
5 10 (33.33%) UMTS
5 10 (33.33%) LTE
6 9 (30.00%) 3G
7 8 (26.67%) UNIX
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 5 (16.67%) 2G
9 5 (16.67%) Advertising
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 5 (16.67%) WAN
9 5 (16.67%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) Product Management
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) NAS
10 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (13.33%) 3GPP
10 4 (13.33%) JBoss
10 4 (13.33%) Validation
10 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (13.33%) Electronics
10 4 (13.33%) Change Management

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Wireless
2 10 (33.33%) GSM
2 10 (33.33%) UMTS
2 10 (33.33%) LTE
3 9 (30.00%) 3G
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) Internet
4 5 (16.67%) 2G
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) 3GPP
5 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (13.33%) NAS
6 3 (10.00%) HSPA
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (10.00%) WCDMA
7 2 (6.67%) LDAP
7 2 (6.67%) LAN
7 2 (6.67%) FTP
7 2 (6.67%) HTTP
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 24 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Advertising
3 4 (13.33%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (6.67%) French Language
4 2 (6.67%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 4 (13.33%) Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Support
2 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Data Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (16.67%) Product Management
1 5 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.33%) Information Management
4 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) SGI
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.33%) SOTI
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