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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 426 406 411
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 15 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.01% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 10
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £33,407
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.98%
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
4382 4864 5288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 21.22% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3818 4259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -8 6 £42,750 +11.03%
Buckinghamshire -20 4 £24,500 -38.75% 2
Surrey - 4 £32,500 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 36 (73.47%) GSM
2 25 (51.02%) Telecoms
3 21 (42.86%) UNIX
4 20 (40.82%) Wireless
5 19 (38.78%) HTML
5 19 (38.78%) SGSN
6 18 (36.73%) HTTP
6 18 (36.73%) Internet
7 17 (34.69%) CDMA
7 17 (34.69%) UMTS
8 15 (30.61%) Windows
8 15 (30.61%) Huawei
9 14 (28.57%) Linux
10 13 (26.53%) Firewall
11 12 (24.49%) VLAN
11 12 (24.49%) IMAP
11 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
11 12 (24.49%) Solaris
11 12 (24.49%) POP3
11 12 (24.49%) SMTP
11 12 (24.49%) VPN
11 12 (24.49%) MAPI
12 11 (22.45%) WCDMA
12 11 (22.45%) 3GPP
13 10 (20.41%) MPLS
13 10 (20.41%) Capacity Management
14 9 (18.37%) LTE
14 9 (18.37%) Radio Access Network
14 9 (18.37%) Ethernet
14 9 (18.37%) Sybase

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) GSM
2 20 (40.82%) Wireless
3 19 (38.78%) SGSN
4 18 (36.73%) HTTP
4 18 (36.73%) Internet
5 17 (34.69%) CDMA
5 17 (34.69%) UMTS
6 13 (26.53%) Firewall
7 12 (24.49%) VLAN
7 12 (24.49%) IMAP
7 12 (24.49%) POP3
7 12 (24.49%) SMTP
7 12 (24.49%) VPN
8 11 (22.45%) WCDMA
8 11 (22.45%) 3GPP
9 10 (20.41%) MPLS
10 9 (18.37%) LTE
10 9 (18.37%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (18.37%) Ethernet
11 8 (16.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) UniData
General
1 25 (51.02%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Technical Support
2 8 (16.33%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) CS Core Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Support Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Support Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) MAPI
3 6 (12.24%) XML
4 5 (10.20%) WAP
4 5 (10.20%) XHTML
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) REST
6 1 (2.04%) RESTful
6 1 (2.04%) LAMP
6 1 (2.04%) XML-RPC
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Streaming Video
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Telematics
4 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) SCADA
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) UNIX
2 15 (30.61%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) Linux
4 12 (24.49%) Solaris
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.16%) Windows NT
7 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.16%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.41%) Capacity Management
3 8 (16.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) System Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) TDD
7 1 (2.04%) Content Management
7 1 (2.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.20%) VBScript
3 4 (8.16%) C
4 3 (6.12%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) PHP5
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Huawei
2 9 (18.37%) Sybase
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 6 (12.24%) BT
5 5 (10.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (4.08%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Telerik
7 1 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago