The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 638 657 685
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +28
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.057% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 15
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +10.29%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
6492 7049 8006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.23% 15.96% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5608 5983 6599
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Feltham +5 7 £52,500 +40.00%
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 27 (67.50%) VPN
3 26 (65.00%) MPLS
3 26 (65.00%) DSL
3 26 (65.00%) Cisco PIX
3 26 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (65.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (60.00%) 3G
5 21 (52.50%) CCNP
5 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (50.00%) Degree
7 19 (47.50%) Wireless
7 19 (47.50%) CCNA
8 18 (45.00%) 802.11
8 18 (45.00%) Ethernet
8 18 (45.00%) 802.1X
9 17 (42.50%) WAN
9 17 (42.50%) LAN
9 17 (42.50%) Games
10 16 (40.00%) CCSA
10 16 (40.00%) SDH
10 16 (40.00%) VoIP
10 16 (40.00%) MCSA
10 16 (40.00%) ADSL
10 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (40.00%) Juniper
10 16 (40.00%) CCSP
10 16 (40.00%) Nokia
10 16 (40.00%) CheckPoint
10 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) VPN
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco PIX
2 26 (65.00%) DSL
2 26 (65.00%) MPLS
3 24 (60.00%) 3G
4 19 (47.50%) Wireless
5 18 (45.00%) 802.11
5 18 (45.00%) Ethernet
6 17 (42.50%) LAN
6 17 (42.50%) WAN
7 16 (40.00%) ADSL
7 16 (40.00%) SDH
7 16 (40.00%) VoIP
8 15 (37.50%) xDSL
9 12 (30.00%) Firewall
10 11 (27.50%) IPsec
11 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (42.50%) Games
2 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Network Manager
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Velocity
3 1 (2.50%) WAP
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.50%) Robotics
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Tandem
5 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Solaris
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 10 (25.00%) Network Management
3 5 (12.50%) Validation
4 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Network Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.50%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) CCNP
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) Degree
3 19 (47.50%) CCNA
4 16 (40.00%) CCSA
4 16 (40.00%) CCSP
4 16 (40.00%) MCSA
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.00%) ISEB
5 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 8 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (40.00%) Juniper
2 16 (40.00%) Nokia
3 10 (25.00%) IronPort
4 8 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.50%) Sourcefire
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) BT
8 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) GENBAND
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds