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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 423 413 431
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 21 47 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.20% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.96% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 5
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
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
4658 4886 5299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.90% 20.75% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3479 3827 4241
Average salary £44,375 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.65% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -22 9 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Surrey - 5 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (70.49%) GSM
2 32 (52.46%) Telecoms
3 30 (49.18%) Wireless
4 29 (47.54%) UNIX
5 23 (37.70%) Windows
5 23 (37.70%) SGSN
6 21 (34.43%) HTML
6 21 (34.43%) Internet
7 20 (32.79%) CDMA
7 20 (32.79%) UMTS
7 20 (32.79%) Huawei
8 19 (31.15%) HTTP
8 19 (31.15%) 3GPP
8 19 (31.15%) WCDMA
9 18 (29.51%) Linux
10 16 (26.23%) Sybase
11 14 (22.95%) Firewall
12 13 (21.31%) VLAN
12 13 (21.31%) IMAP
12 13 (21.31%) Load Balancing
12 13 (21.31%) Solaris
12 13 (21.31%) POP3
12 13 (21.31%) SMTP
12 13 (21.31%) VPN
12 13 (21.31%) MAPI
13 12 (19.67%) Ericsson
14 11 (18.03%) SS7
14 11 (18.03%) MySQL
14 11 (18.03%) SIGTRAN
14 11 (18.03%) GGSN

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 43 (70.49%) GSM
2 30 (49.18%) Wireless
3 23 (37.70%) SGSN
4 21 (34.43%) Internet
5 20 (32.79%) CDMA
5 20 (32.79%) UMTS
6 19 (31.15%) HTTP
6 19 (31.15%) 3GPP
6 19 (31.15%) WCDMA
7 14 (22.95%) Firewall
8 13 (21.31%) VLAN
8 13 (21.31%) IMAP
8 13 (21.31%) POP3
8 13 (21.31%) SMTP
8 13 (21.31%) VPN
9 11 (18.03%) SS7
9 11 (18.03%) SIGTRAN
9 11 (18.03%) GGSN
10 10 (16.39%) MPLS
11 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) UniData
General
1 32 (52.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Technical Support
2 10 (16.39%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Transmission Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Support Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Support Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Coordinator
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Core Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) HTML
2 13 (21.31%) MAPI
3 10 (16.39%) XML
4 6 (9.84%) XHTML
4 6 (9.84%) WAP
5 5 (8.20%) Web Services
6 4 (6.56%) REST
6 4 (6.56%) XML-RPC
6 4 (6.56%) LAMP
6 4 (6.56%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) HTML5
8 1 (1.64%) .NET
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.64%) CSS
8 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Streaming Video
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.28%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.64%) SCADA
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) UNIX
2 23 (37.70%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) Linux
4 13 (21.31%) Solaris
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 2000
5 6 (9.84%) Windows NT
5 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.56%) Android
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.03%) Capacity Management
3 8 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.20%) Project Management
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.28%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.64%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.64%) TDD
7 1 (1.64%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Content Management
7 1 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.64%) Validation
7 1 (1.64%) Scrum
7 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
1 7 (11.48%) C
2 6 (9.84%) VBScript
2 6 (9.84%) C++
3 5 (8.20%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) VB
5 2 (3.28%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) VC++
6 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Huawei
2 16 (26.23%) Sybase
3 12 (19.67%) Ericsson
4 10 (16.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.84%) BT
7 2 (3.28%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.64%) Telerik
8 1 (1.64%) VMware
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