The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 56 56
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.75% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
GPRS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 109 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 32.59% 27.81% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 82 81 67
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

GPRS
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Newbury

GPRS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) GSM

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree