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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 410 439 434
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 21 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.39% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 22
Median salary £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% +3.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
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
3757 4378 5061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.65% 21.00% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3054 3512 3738
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +22 14 £45,000 +5.88%
M4 Corridor - 5 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £28,000 -42.26% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 29 (67.44%) Windows
1 29 (67.44%) Electronics
2 28 (65.12%) 3G
3 22 (51.16%) Degree
4 17 (39.53%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
5 16 (37.21%) Validation
5 16 (37.21%) Bluetooth
5 16 (37.21%) C++
5 16 (37.21%) VoIP
5 16 (37.21%) SSL
6 15 (34.88%) Ethernet
6 15 (34.88%) ISO 9001
6 15 (34.88%) C#
6 15 (34.88%) VC++
6 15 (34.88%) Military
6 15 (34.88%) Windows CE
6 15 (34.88%) System Testing
7 12 (27.91%) GSM
8 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
9 10 (23.26%) LTE
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (20.93%) PSTN
11 8 (18.60%) Project Management
11 8 (18.60%) 2G
12 7 (16.28%) Firewall
12 7 (16.28%) Internet
12 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (16.28%) UMTS

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) 3G
2 17 (39.53%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (37.21%) Bluetooth
3 16 (37.21%) SSL
3 16 (37.21%) VoIP
4 15 (34.88%) Ethernet
5 12 (27.91%) GSM
6 10 (23.26%) LTE
7 9 (20.93%) PSTN
8 8 (18.60%) 2G
9 7 (16.28%) 4G
9 7 (16.28%) Firewall
9 7 (16.28%) Internet
9 7 (16.28%) UMTS
10 6 (13.95%) HSPA
11 5 (11.63%) ISDN
12 4 (9.30%) 3GPP
12 4 (9.30%) ATM
12 4 (9.30%) CDMA
12 4 (9.30%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) MS Access
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (67.44%) Electronics
2 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
3 15 (34.88%) Military
4 6 (13.95%) Automotive
5 4 (9.30%) Finance
6 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 2 (4.65%) Back Office
6 2 (4.65%) Retail
7 1 (2.33%) Billing
7 1 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Design Engineer
1 14 (32.56%) Development Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Field Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Field Service Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) BSS Architect
6 2 (4.65%) BSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) Doctrine
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) OAuth
2 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Symfony
2 1 (2.33%) Twig
2 1 (2.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.95%) Web 2.0
2 5 (11.63%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.63%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (6.98%) Cybercrime
3 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.65%) EPoS
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows CE
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Vista
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000
5 4 (9.30%) Windows NT
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Validation
2 15 (34.88%) System Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) Network Design
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.98%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (6.98%) Presales
8 3 (6.98%) Signal Processing
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
10 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Change Management
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) Information Security
10 1 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) C++
2 15 (34.88%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) VC++
3 6 (13.95%) C
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.63%) CCIE
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) ISO 9001
2 6 (13.95%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) GMP
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) HP
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
1 4 (9.30%) Sybase
2 3 (6.98%) Dell
2 3 (6.98%) EMC
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Huawei
4 1 (2.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.33%) Mitel
4 1 (2.33%) Nokia
4 1 (2.33%) Nortel
4 1 (2.33%) Redknee
4 1 (2.33%) Samsung
4 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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