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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 60 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.68% 1.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 5.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
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
128 138 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.69% 23.31% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 110 118 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) GSM
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) CDMA
3 4 (50.00%) IMAP
3 4 (50.00%) SGSN
3 4 (50.00%) MAPI
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) ATM
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) SDH
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (87.50%) GSM
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 4 (50.00%) SGSN
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) IMAP
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) CDMA
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) ATM
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) SDH
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) Frame Relay
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) OpenUP
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
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