The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 415 389 402
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 36 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 35
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4939 5119 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 23.11% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3991 4313
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +2 16 £35,000 -33.96% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £40,000 +31.14%
Oxfordshire -2 5 £45,000 +23.16%
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (71.60%) GSM
2 41 (50.62%) Wireless
3 36 (44.44%) UMTS
4 30 (37.04%) Degree
5 27 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 26 (32.10%) C
7 24 (29.63%) C#
8 23 (28.40%) Windows
9 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
10 21 (25.93%) 3G
11 20 (24.69%) Electronics
11 20 (24.69%) Embedded C
12 19 (23.46%) SQL
13 18 (22.22%) C++
13 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
14 17 (20.99%) WCDMA
14 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
14 17 (20.99%) SGSN
15 16 (19.75%) GGSN
15 16 (19.75%) LTE
15 16 (19.75%) 3GPP
15 16 (19.75%) Windows Mobile
16 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
17 14 (17.28%) .NET
18 13 (16.05%) Android
19 12 (14.81%) 2G
19 12 (14.81%) Ethernet
19 12 (14.81%) SLA
19 12 (14.81%) EMC
20 11 (13.58%) Management Information System

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (7.41%) GroupWise
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) AutoCAD
2 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (71.60%) GSM
2 41 (50.62%) Wireless
3 36 (44.44%) UMTS
4 21 (25.93%) 3G
5 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
5 17 (20.99%) WCDMA
5 17 (20.99%) SGSN
6 16 (19.75%) LTE
6 16 (19.75%) GGSN
6 16 (19.75%) 3GPP
7 12 (14.81%) Ethernet
7 12 (14.81%) 2G
8 10 (12.35%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (11.11%) WAN
9 9 (11.11%) LAN
10 8 (9.88%) 4G
10 8 (9.88%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (8.64%) HTTP
11 7 (8.64%) Internet
11 7 (8.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 20 (24.69%) Electronics
3 11 (13.58%) Marketing
4 6 (7.41%) French Language
5 4 (4.94%) German Language
5 4 (4.94%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
1 15 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Performance Manager
4 10 (12.35%) Core Network Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Network Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) MFC
3 6 (7.41%) ODBC
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) XML
5 1 (1.23%) WAP
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) Smartphone
2 10 (12.35%) PDA
2 10 (12.35%) Firmware
2 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.88%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.64%) Home Automation
4 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.64%) Telematics
5 6 (7.41%) iPhone
6 5 (6.17%) Physics
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows Mobile
3 13 (16.05%) Android
4 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (2.47%) UNIX
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.88%) Service Management
4 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 6 (7.41%) Android Development
5 6 (7.41%) iOS Development
6 5 (6.17%) Product Management
6 5 (6.17%) TDD
7 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL
8 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.70%) Fault Management
8 3 (3.70%) Network Planning
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.70%) Network Performance Management
9 2 (2.47%) Change Management
9 2 (2.47%) Scrum
9 2 (2.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) C
2 24 (29.63%) C#
3 20 (24.69%) Embedded C
4 19 (23.46%) SQL
5 18 (22.22%) C++
6 7 (8.64%) Embedded C++
6 7 (8.64%) Assembly Language
7 5 (6.17%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.41%) MCITP
3 6 (7.41%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) CCIE
3 6 (7.41%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Netcool
2 2 (2.47%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) EMC
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) NEC
4 6 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 6 (7.41%) Huawei
4 6 (7.41%) MobileIron
4 6 (7.41%) SOTI
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Cramer
6 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.23%) Motorola
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
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