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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 436 427 412
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 12 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 30
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,400 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
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
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -23 8 £26,750 -38.50% 2
Surrey +8 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £35,000 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (94.12%) GSM
2 15 (44.12%) Unix
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
3 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
4 13 (38.24%) Electronics
5 12 (35.29%) Validation
5 12 (35.29%) Firewall
5 12 (35.29%) 3G
6 11 (32.35%) SS7
6 11 (32.35%) Solaris
6 11 (32.35%) PSTN
6 11 (32.35%) Wireshark
6 11 (32.35%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (29.41%) 4G
8 9 (26.47%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
8 9 (26.47%) SCADA
8 9 (26.47%) UMTS
8 9 (26.47%) Project Management
9 8 (23.53%) SMPP
9 8 (23.53%) SCCP
9 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 8 (23.53%) SMS
9 8 (23.53%) TCAP
9 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 8 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (20.59%) 2G
11 5 (14.71%) GGSN
11 5 (14.71%) SGSN

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) GSM
2 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 12 (35.29%) 3G
3 12 (35.29%) Firewall
4 11 (32.35%) Diameter Protocol
4 11 (32.35%) PSTN
4 11 (32.35%) SS7
4 11 (32.35%) Wireshark
5 10 (29.41%) 4G
6 9 (26.47%) UMTS
7 8 (23.53%) SCCP
7 8 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
7 8 (23.53%) SMPP
7 8 (23.53%) SMS
7 8 (23.53%) TCAP
7 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.59%) 2G
9 5 (14.71%) GGSN
9 5 (14.71%) Internet
9 5 (14.71%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 13 (38.24%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) French Language
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) SCADA Engineer
1 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support
4 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Junior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) SCADA
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
1 15 (44.12%) Unix
2 11 (32.35%) Solaris
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (5.88%) VMS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Validation
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
3 3 (8.82%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Line Management
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Presales
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Product Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco
1 5 (14.71%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) EMC
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Sybase
3 3 (8.82%) Symbian
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) IronPort
4 1 (2.94%) Nokia
4 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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