The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 126 136 137
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 0.36% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
Berkshire

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 18 April 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%) GSM
1 14 (87.50%) UMTS
2 12 (75.00%) WCDMA
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 12 (75.00%) 3GPP
3 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (62.50%) GGSN
3 10 (62.50%) SGSN
4 8 (50.00%) Huawei
4 8 (50.00%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) CDMA
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) ODBC
6 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (12.50%) MCSE
6 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 2 (12.50%) CCIE
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) DMZ

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) GSM
1 14 (87.50%) UMTS
2 12 (75.00%) WCDMA
2 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 12 (75.00%) 3GPP
3 10 (62.50%) GGSN
3 10 (62.50%) SGSN
4 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 3 (18.75%) CDMA
5 2 (12.50%) Broadband
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) DMZ
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) DSL
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (6.25%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 2 (12.50%) SOTI
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase