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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 402 390 415
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 34 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.73% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 16
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £49,000 £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
4540 4246 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.89% 20.51% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3300 4104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +3 19 £43,500 -3.33% 9
Buckinghamshire 0 6 - -
Surrey -7 5 £40,000 +90.47%
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Middlesex +8 1 £43,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £28,500 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (65.88%) GSM
2 43 (50.59%) Wireless
3 42 (49.41%) Telecoms
3 42 (49.41%) UNIX
4 33 (38.82%) Windows
5 32 (37.65%) Linux
6 31 (36.47%) 3GPP
7 30 (35.29%) UMTS
7 30 (35.29%) WCDMA
8 29 (34.12%) SGSN
9 26 (30.59%) Huawei
10 24 (28.24%) Internet
10 24 (28.24%) HTML
11 23 (27.06%) Sybase
12 21 (24.71%) MySQL
12 21 (24.71%) HTTP
12 21 (24.71%) CDMA
13 20 (23.53%) XML
14 19 (22.35%) VPN
15 18 (21.18%) Ericsson
16 17 (20.00%) SS7
16 17 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
17 16 (18.82%) GGSN
17 16 (18.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 16 (18.82%) Firewall
18 15 (17.65%) C
19 14 (16.47%) C++
19 14 (16.47%) Solaris
19 14 (16.47%) MAPI
19 14 (16.47%) Microsoft

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.88%) GSM
2 43 (50.59%) Wireless
3 31 (36.47%) 3GPP
4 30 (35.29%) UMTS
4 30 (35.29%) WCDMA
5 29 (34.12%) SGSN
6 24 (28.24%) Internet
7 21 (24.71%) CDMA
7 21 (24.71%) HTTP
8 19 (22.35%) VPN
9 17 (20.00%) SS7
9 17 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
10 16 (18.82%) GGSN
10 16 (18.82%) Firewall
11 14 (16.47%) POP3
11 14 (16.47%) SMTP
11 14 (16.47%) VLAN
11 14 (16.47%) IMAP
12 13 (15.29%) LTE
13 12 (14.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) MySQL
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (49.41%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.29%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) French Language
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (16.47%) Technical Support
2 12 (14.12%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) CS Core Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Support Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Core Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) IP Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) HTML
2 20 (23.53%) XML
3 14 (16.47%) MAPI
4 13 (15.29%) Web Services
5 12 (14.12%) SOAP
5 12 (14.12%) LAMP
5 12 (14.12%) XML-RPC
5 12 (14.12%) REST
6 8 (9.41%) XHTML
6 8 (9.41%) WAP
7 2 (2.35%) HTML5
8 1 (1.18%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.18%) .NET
8 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Streaming Video
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.35%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Telematics
5 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.18%) PDA
5 1 (1.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) UNIX
2 33 (38.82%) Windows
3 32 (37.65%) Linux
4 14 (16.47%) Solaris
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 2000
5 7 (8.24%) Windows NT
5 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
2 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
3 6 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (5.88%) OpenUP
4 5 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 2 (2.35%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.35%) Network Planning
5 2 (2.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.18%) Network Design
6 1 (1.18%) Scrum
6 1 (1.18%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.18%) Project Management
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.18%) V-Model
6 1 (1.18%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) C
2 14 (16.47%) C++
3 13 (15.29%) PHP
4 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.41%) VBScript
6 4 (4.71%) VB
6 4 (4.71%) SQL
7 2 (2.35%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.35%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PHP5
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) CCNA
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Netcool
3 1 (1.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Huawei
2 23 (27.06%) Sybase
3 18 (21.18%) Ericsson
4 16 (18.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco
7 4 (4.71%) BT
8 2 (2.35%) HP
9 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.18%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) Motorola
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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