The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 59 62
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.24% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £38,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
172 161 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.20% 32.53% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 123 143 104
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

GPRS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Slough

GPRS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MAPI
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) snoop
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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%) CDMA
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) POP3
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) snoop
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl