The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 128 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +35.13%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
795 778 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 31.46% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 544 412
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GPRS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Reading

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 13 (81.25%) WCDMA
2 13 (81.25%) 3GPP
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 8 (50.00%) Sybase
4 8 (50.00%) GSM
4 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) UMTS
5 7 (43.75%) Marketing
5 7 (43.75%) Huawei
6 5 (31.25%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (31.25%) GGSN
6 5 (31.25%) SGSN
6 5 (31.25%) SS7
6 5 (31.25%) Ericsson
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (25.00%) PSTN
7 4 (25.00%) ISDN
7 4 (25.00%) ATM
7 4 (25.00%) CDMA
8 3 (18.75%) Megaco
8 3 (18.75%) ISUP
8 3 (18.75%) NGN
8 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
8 3 (18.75%) MGW
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (12.50%) GroupWise
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 13 (81.25%) 3GPP
2 13 (81.25%) WCDMA
3 8 (50.00%) UMTS
3 8 (50.00%) GSM
4 5 (31.25%) SS7
4 5 (31.25%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (31.25%) GGSN
4 5 (31.25%) SGSN
5 4 (25.00%) ISDN
5 4 (25.00%) ATM
5 4 (25.00%) CDMA
5 4 (25.00%) PSTN
6 3 (18.75%) MGW
6 3 (18.75%) Megaco
6 3 (18.75%) ISUP
6 3 (18.75%) NGN
7 2 (12.50%) IMAP
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) French Language
3 2 (12.50%) German Language
3 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
3 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Core Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) CS Core Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobility Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
3 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) CCIE
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Sybase
2 7 (43.75%) Huawei
3 5 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Ericsson
4 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 2 (12.50%) SOTI