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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 441 430 419
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 5 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.80% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £33,500 £34,307
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
4448 4901 5289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 21.46% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3817 4212
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £24,500 -38.75%
Berkshire -21 1 - - 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 29 (80.56%) GSM
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 14 (38.89%) SGSN
4 14 (38.89%) CDMA
5 13 (36.11%) UMTS
5 13 (36.11%) HTTP
5 13 (36.11%) UNIX
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Internet
7 11 (30.56%) Firewall
7 11 (30.56%) Wireless
8 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 10 (27.78%) IMAP
8 10 (27.78%) VLAN
8 10 (27.78%) POP3
8 10 (27.78%) SMTP
8 10 (27.78%) VPN
8 10 (27.78%) MAPI
8 10 (27.78%) Solaris
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) 3G
9 8 (22.22%) MPLS
10 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
10 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
10 7 (19.44%) Huawei
10 7 (19.44%) LTE
10 7 (19.44%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
11 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) GSM
2 14 (38.89%) CDMA
2 14 (38.89%) SGSN
3 13 (36.11%) UMTS
3 13 (36.11%) HTTP
4 12 (33.33%) Internet
5 11 (30.56%) Wireless
5 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 10 (27.78%) VLAN
6 10 (27.78%) VPN
6 10 (27.78%) POP3
6 10 (27.78%) SMTP
6 10 (27.78%) IMAP
7 8 (22.22%) 3G
7 8 (22.22%) MPLS
8 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
8 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 7 (19.44%) LTE
8 7 (19.44%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (13.89%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) UniData
General
1 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (13.89%) Transmission Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) MAPI
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) CGI
4 2 (5.56%) Ajax
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) XHTML
4 2 (5.56%) WAP
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) SCADA
3 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
2 10 (27.78%) Solaris
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.11%) Android
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (8.33%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (19.44%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (5.56%) Signal Processing
6 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) System Testing
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VC++
5 1 (2.78%) PHP5
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Huawei
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) BT
4 3 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Telerik