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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England / South East
Rank 383 426 429
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 9 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.49% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 15
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%

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
2953 4082 4581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.09% 21.23% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 3475 3549
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +22 5 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 4 - -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 16 (76.19%) GSM
2 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (42.86%) Electronics
4 8 (38.10%) UMTS
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) SLA
5 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 6 (28.57%) C
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) LTE
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (23.81%) Firmware
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) 2G
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) 3G
8 4 (19.05%) Netcool
8 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
8 4 (19.05%) NSN NetAct
8 4 (19.05%) Network Performance Management

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 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Traffica
2 3 (14.29%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) GSM
2 8 (38.10%) UMTS
3 5 (23.81%) 2G
3 5 (23.81%) 3G
3 5 (23.81%) LTE
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) RS-232
5 3 (14.29%) RS-485
6 2 (9.52%) ADSL
6 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
6 2 (9.52%) CTI
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) FTP
6 2 (9.52%) ISDN
6 2 (9.52%) PBX
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Field Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Network Operations Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Network Performance Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Presales Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Home Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.76%) CAN bus
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Network Performance Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
3 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Presales
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C
1 6 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Netcool
1 4 (19.05%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) EMC
1 3 (14.29%) NEC
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Mitel
2 2 (9.52%) Nortel
2 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 17 days ago