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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 391 379 418
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +39
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 39 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
4467 4213 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.86% 20.82% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 3314 4341
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +5 24 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Surrey -6 5 £40,000 +90.47%
Buckinghamshire -8 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £28,500 - 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 52 (59.09%) GSM
2 48 (54.55%) Wireless
3 41 (46.59%) Telecoms
4 40 (45.45%) Windows
5 39 (44.32%) UNIX
6 33 (37.50%) 3GPP
7 32 (36.36%) UMTS
7 32 (36.36%) WCDMA
8 28 (31.82%) Linux
9 27 (30.68%) SGSN
10 25 (28.41%) Huawei
11 24 (27.27%) Sybase
12 21 (23.86%) HTTP
13 20 (22.73%) MySQL
13 20 (22.73%) Internet
14 19 (21.59%) HTML
14 19 (21.59%) XML
14 19 (21.59%) CDMA
15 18 (20.45%) GGSN
16 17 (19.32%) C++
16 17 (19.32%) Ericsson
16 17 (19.32%) Firewall
17 16 (18.18%) SS7
17 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 16 (18.18%) VPN
17 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
17 16 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
17 16 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 15 (17.05%) C
19 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (6.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
2 1 (1.14%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.09%) GSM
2 48 (54.55%) Wireless
3 33 (37.50%) 3GPP
4 32 (36.36%) UMTS
4 32 (36.36%) WCDMA
5 27 (30.68%) SGSN
6 21 (23.86%) HTTP
7 20 (22.73%) Internet
8 19 (21.59%) CDMA
9 18 (20.45%) GGSN
10 17 (19.32%) Firewall
11 16 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
11 16 (18.18%) SS7
11 16 (18.18%) VPN
12 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
12 14 (15.91%) ATM
12 14 (15.91%) LTE
13 12 (13.64%) Ethernet
14 11 (12.50%) SMTP
14 11 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) MySQL
2 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (46.59%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.91%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) French Language
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Technical Support
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 12 (13.64%) CS Core Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Embedded Software Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Core Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Transmission Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) IP Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Support Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) HTML
1 19 (21.59%) XML
2 13 (14.77%) Web Services
3 12 (13.64%) SOAP
3 12 (13.64%) LAMP
3 12 (13.64%) XML-RPC
3 12 (13.64%) REST
4 10 (11.36%) MAPI
5 7 (7.95%) XHTML
5 7 (7.95%) WAP
6 2 (2.27%) HTML5
6 2 (2.27%) .NET
7 1 (1.14%) MFC
7 1 (1.14%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) ODBC
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Streaming Video
3 4 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.41%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.41%) PDA
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.27%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) Telematics
6 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.14%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Windows
2 39 (44.32%) UNIX
3 28 (31.82%) Linux
4 10 (11.36%) Solaris
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 8 (9.09%) Windows NT
6 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.41%) Android
10 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
11 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
1 10 (11.36%) Capacity Management
2 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (5.68%) OpenUP
3 5 (5.68%) Test Strategy
4 4 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.27%) Network Design
6 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (2.27%) Analytics
7 1 (1.14%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.14%) Android Development
7 1 (1.14%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.14%) V-Model
7 1 (1.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) C++
2 15 (17.05%) C
3 13 (14.77%) PHP
4 9 (10.23%) SQL
5 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.95%) VBScript
7 5 (5.68%) C#
8 3 (3.41%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.14%) PHP5
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) CCNA
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCITP
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) CCIE
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Firmware
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.14%) Netcool
2 1 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Huawei
2 24 (27.27%) Sybase
3 17 (19.32%) Ericsson
4 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco
6 4 (4.55%) BT
7 1 (1.14%) NEC
7 1 (1.14%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) Motorola
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) EMC
7 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.14%) SOTI
Newbury, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 26 days ago