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 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 121 147 130
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 26 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 0.16% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £42,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +136.11%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 29 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 28 (96.55%) Wireless
3 22 (75.86%) Sybase
3 22 (75.86%) UNIX
3 22 (75.86%) Windows
4 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
5 18 (62.07%) Huawei
6 15 (51.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 15 (51.72%) SS7
6 15 (51.72%) Ericsson
6 15 (51.72%) SIGTRAN
7 14 (48.28%) UMTS
7 14 (48.28%) GSM
8 13 (44.83%) Marketing
9 12 (41.38%) GGSN
9 12 (41.38%) SGSN
10 8 (27.59%) MGW
10 8 (27.59%) NGN
10 8 (27.59%) ISDN
10 8 (27.59%) PSTN
10 8 (27.59%) ATM
10 8 (27.59%) CDMA
11 7 (24.14%) Megaco
11 7 (24.14%) ISUP
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) Windows 2000
11 7 (24.14%) Windows NT

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 29 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 28 (96.55%) Wireless
3 15 (51.72%) SIGTRAN
3 15 (51.72%) SS7
4 14 (48.28%) GSM
4 14 (48.28%) UMTS
5 12 (41.38%) GGSN
5 12 (41.38%) SGSN
6 8 (27.59%) MGW
6 8 (27.59%) NGN
6 8 (27.59%) ISDN
6 8 (27.59%) PSTN
6 8 (27.59%) ATM
6 8 (27.59%) CDMA
7 7 (24.14%) Megaco
7 7 (24.14%) ISUP
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 13 (44.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) CS Core Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Core Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) UNIX
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 2000
2 7 (24.14%) Windows NT
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Sybase
2 18 (62.07%) Huawei
3 15 (51.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 15 (51.72%) Ericsson
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft