The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 404 368 409
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +41
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 36 58 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 1.25% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 33
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +47.05%
GPRS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GPRS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GPRS Salary Trend in the South East

GPRS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the South East

GPRS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 22 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Oxfordshire +6 6 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £24,000 -47.82%
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire -8 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 50 (64.10%) GSM
2 40 (51.28%) Wireless
3 35 (44.87%) Degree
4 28 (35.90%) Windows
5 27 (34.62%) UMTS
6 24 (30.77%) C
6 24 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 23 (29.49%) C#
8 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
8 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 21 (26.92%) Embedded C
9 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 21 (26.92%) Electronics
10 20 (25.64%) SQL
11 19 (24.36%) 3G
12 18 (23.08%) C++
12 18 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.51%) Android
14 16 (20.51%) Firewall
15 15 (19.23%) HTTP
15 15 (19.23%) SGSN
16 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
16 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
17 13 (16.67%) WCDMA
17 13 (16.67%) 3GPP
17 13 (16.67%) EMC
17 13 (16.67%) GGSN
18 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (14.10%) LTE

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (8.97%) IIS
1 7 (8.97%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (8.97%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) AutoCAD
2 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (64.10%) GSM
2 40 (51.28%) Wireless
3 27 (34.62%) UMTS
4 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
5 19 (24.36%) 3G
6 16 (20.51%) Firewall
7 15 (19.23%) HTTP
7 15 (19.23%) SGSN
8 14 (17.95%) Ethernet
9 13 (16.67%) WCDMA
9 13 (16.67%) 3GPP
9 13 (16.67%) GGSN
10 11 (14.10%) Internet
10 11 (14.10%) LTE
10 11 (14.10%) LAN
10 11 (14.10%) WAN
10 11 (14.10%) VPN
10 11 (14.10%) DNS
11 10 (12.82%) SMTP
11 10 (12.82%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 21 (26.92%) Electronics
3 8 (10.26%) Marketing
4 7 (8.97%) French Language
5 4 (5.13%) German Language
5 4 (5.13%) Italian Language
5 4 (5.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Software Engineer
1 16 (20.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Embedded C Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Technical Support
4 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Design Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Core Network Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Mobility Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) MFC
3 7 (8.97%) ODBC
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
5 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) MAPI
7 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.56%) HTML5
7 2 (2.56%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (1.28%) WAP
8 1 (1.28%) WML
8 1 (1.28%) SOAP
8 1 (1.28%) REST
8 1 (1.28%) LAMP
8 1 (1.28%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
1 11 (14.10%) Firmware
2 9 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (10.26%) Home Automation
4 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.97%) iPhone
4 7 (8.97%) Smartphone
4 7 (8.97%) PDA
5 6 (7.69%) Telematics
6 5 (6.41%) Physics
7 4 (5.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Windows
2 18 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
3 16 (20.51%) Android
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.10%) Linux
5 9 (11.54%) UNIX
5 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
8 4 (5.13%) Windows NT
9 3 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.10%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.97%) Software Distribution
5 7 (8.97%) Android Development
5 7 (8.97%) iOS Development
6 6 (7.69%) Service Management
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) TDD
7 5 (6.41%) Product Management
8 4 (5.13%) ITIL
9 3 (3.85%) Network Design
9 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.85%) Fault Management
9 3 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.85%) Scrum
10 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) C
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 21 (26.92%) Embedded C
4 20 (25.64%) SQL
5 18 (23.08%) C++
6 8 (10.26%) Embedded C++
6 8 (10.26%) Assembly Language
7 6 (7.69%) Perl
8 5 (6.41%) Python
9 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.26%) CCNA
4 7 (8.97%) MCITP
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.97%) MCSE
4 7 (8.97%) CCIE
4 7 (8.97%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Netcool
2 1 (1.28%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) EMC
3 8 (10.26%) NEC
4 7 (8.97%) MobileIron
4 7 (8.97%) SOTI
5 5 (6.41%) Huawei
6 4 (5.13%) Sybase
7 3 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco
8 2 (2.56%) Motorola
9 1 (1.28%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) HP
9 1 (1.28%) Cramer
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