The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 629 583 621
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +38
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 17 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 12
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £44,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7822 7457 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.18% 16.83% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6507 6115 7114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 £35,000 - 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) UMTS
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 11 (34.38%) GSM
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 11 (34.38%) 3G
5 11 (34.38%) LTE
6 9 (28.13%) Product Management
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) UNIX
8 7 (21.88%) WAN
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
10 5 (15.63%) NAS
10 5 (15.63%) Advertising
10 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
10 5 (15.63%) 2G
11 4 (12.50%) Change Management
11 4 (12.50%) Internet
11 4 (12.50%) Windows
11 4 (12.50%) JBoss
11 4 (12.50%) Validation
11 4 (12.50%) Network Design
11 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.50%) HSPA
11 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
11 4 (12.50%) Network Management

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) UMTS
2 11 (34.38%) GSM
2 11 (34.38%) 3G
2 11 (34.38%) Wireless
2 11 (34.38%) LTE
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 5 (15.63%) NAS
4 5 (15.63%) 2G
5 4 (12.50%) HSPA
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) ATM
6 3 (9.38%) MPLS
6 3 (9.38%) ISDN
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) 3GPP
6 3 (9.38%) WCDMA
6 3 (9.38%) FTP
6 3 (9.38%) HTTP
6 3 (9.38%) SNMP
6 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 26 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) French Language
3 3 (9.38%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Handset
2 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Product Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) Network Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Validation
3 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Information Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) JBoss
4 3 (9.38%) Google
4 3 (9.38%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) SGI
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
London
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago