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 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 410 411 427
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 30 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.79% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 7
Average salary £42,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
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
4610 4683 5245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.74% 20.57% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 3634 4172
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -3 15 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Surrey - 7 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire -13 5 - -
Middlesex +9 1 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £28,500 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 57 (68.67%) GSM
2 45 (54.22%) Wireless
3 42 (50.60%) Telecoms
4 40 (48.19%) UNIX
5 33 (39.76%) Windows
6 32 (38.55%) 3GPP
7 31 (37.35%) WCDMA
8 29 (34.94%) UMTS
9 28 (33.73%) SGSN
10 27 (32.53%) Linux
11 26 (31.33%) Huawei
12 24 (28.92%) Sybase
13 23 (27.71%) Internet
14 22 (26.51%) HTML
14 22 (26.51%) CDMA
15 20 (24.10%) HTTP
16 19 (22.89%) MySQL
17 18 (21.69%) XML
17 18 (21.69%) Ericsson
18 17 (20.48%) SS7
18 17 (20.48%) SIGTRAN
19 16 (19.28%) GGSN
19 16 (19.28%) VPN
19 16 (19.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
20 14 (16.87%) Marketing
20 14 (16.87%) Firewall
21 13 (15.66%) VLAN
21 13 (15.66%) IMAP
21 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
21 13 (15.66%) MAPI

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (1.20%) IIS
1 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 57 (68.67%) GSM
2 45 (54.22%) Wireless
3 32 (38.55%) 3GPP
4 31 (37.35%) WCDMA
5 29 (34.94%) UMTS
6 28 (33.73%) SGSN
7 23 (27.71%) Internet
8 22 (26.51%) CDMA
9 20 (24.10%) HTTP
10 17 (20.48%) SS7
10 17 (20.48%) SIGTRAN
11 16 (19.28%) GGSN
11 16 (19.28%) VPN
12 14 (16.87%) Firewall
13 13 (15.66%) POP3
13 13 (15.66%) SMTP
13 13 (15.66%) VLAN
13 13 (15.66%) IMAP
14 11 (13.25%) LTE
14 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) MySQL
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) UniData
General
1 42 (50.60%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.87%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.87%) Technical Support
2 13 (15.66%) Technical Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) CS Core Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Consultant
4 8 (9.64%) Embedded Software Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Transmission Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Core Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Support Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Applications Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) HTML
2 18 (21.69%) XML
3 13 (15.66%) MAPI
4 10 (12.05%) LAMP
4 10 (12.05%) XML-RPC
4 10 (12.05%) SOAP
4 10 (12.05%) Web Services
4 10 (12.05%) REST
5 8 (9.64%) XHTML
5 8 (9.64%) WAP
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Streaming Video
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.41%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.20%) SCADA
5 1 (1.20%) Telematics
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) UNIX
2 33 (39.76%) Windows
3 27 (32.53%) Linux
4 13 (15.66%) Solaris
5 8 (9.64%) Windows 2000
5 8 (9.64%) Windows NT
6 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.82%) Android
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
2 9 (10.84%) Capacity Management
3 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.02%) Project Management
5 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
5 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.61%) OpenUP
6 2 (2.41%) Network Planning
6 2 (2.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.20%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.20%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.20%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.20%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.20%) V-Model
7 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) C
2 11 (13.25%) C++
2 11 (13.25%) PHP
3 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) VBScript
5 4 (4.82%) VB
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.20%) PHP5
7 1 (1.20%) Perl
7 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Huawei
2 24 (28.92%) Sybase
3 18 (21.69%) Ericsson
4 16 (19.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.82%) BT
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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