The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 403 397 397
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 37 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.63% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 36
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,800 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4878 5266 5157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.50% 23.57% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3765 4166 4282
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +1 17 £35,000 -32.69% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 14 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Oxfordshire +1 5 £45,000 +23.16%
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 57 (70.37%) GSM
2 40 (49.38%) Wireless
3 36 (44.44%) UMTS
4 30 (37.04%) Degree
5 28 (34.57%) Telecoms
6 26 (32.10%) C
7 24 (29.63%) C#
7 24 (29.63%) Windows
8 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 20 (24.69%) Electronics
9 20 (24.69%) 3G
10 19 (23.46%) Embedded C
11 18 (22.22%) SQL
11 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 18 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
12 17 (20.99%) C++
12 17 (20.99%) WCDMA
12 17 (20.99%) 3GPP
12 17 (20.99%) SGSN
13 16 (19.75%) GGSN
13 16 (19.75%) LTE
13 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
14 15 (18.52%) .NET
14 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
15 13 (16.05%) 2G
16 12 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (14.81%) Smartphone
16 12 (14.81%) PDA
16 12 (14.81%) SLA
16 12 (14.81%) Android

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (7.41%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) AutoCAD
2 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (70.37%) GSM
2 40 (49.38%) Wireless
3 36 (44.44%) UMTS
4 20 (24.69%) 3G
5 17 (20.99%) WCDMA
5 17 (20.99%) 3GPP
5 17 (20.99%) SGSN
6 16 (19.75%) LTE
6 16 (19.75%) GGSN
6 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.05%) 2G
8 12 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (13.58%) Ethernet
10 9 (11.11%) 4G
11 8 (9.88%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (9.88%) WAN
11 8 (9.88%) LAN
11 8 (9.88%) Internet
12 7 (8.64%) SSL
12 7 (8.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (34.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (24.69%) Electronics
3 11 (13.58%) Marketing
4 5 (6.17%) French Language
5 4 (4.94%) German Language
5 4 (4.94%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.47%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Software Engineer
1 14 (17.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Manager
5 10 (12.35%) Core Network Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Network Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) MFC
2 6 (7.41%) ODBC
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.47%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (1.23%) WCF
4 1 (1.23%) HTML5
4 1 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) WAP
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Smartphone
1 12 (14.81%) PDA
1 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.11%) Firmware
4 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.64%) Telematics
4 7 (8.64%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.41%) Home Automation
5 6 (7.41%) iPhone
6 5 (6.17%) Physics
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
3 12 (14.81%) Android
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.47%) UNIX
6 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 8 (9.88%) Service Management
3 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.64%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 5 (6.17%) Product Management
5 5 (6.17%) Android Development
5 5 (6.17%) iOS Development
5 5 (6.17%) TDD
6 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.94%) ITIL
7 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.70%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.70%) Network Planning
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.70%) Network Performance Management
8 2 (2.47%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (2.47%) Project Management
8 2 (2.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) C
2 24 (29.63%) C#
3 19 (23.46%) Embedded C
4 18 (22.22%) SQL
5 17 (20.99%) C++
6 6 (7.41%) Embedded C++
6 6 (7.41%) Assembly Language
7 5 (6.17%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.41%) MCITP
3 6 (7.41%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) CCIE
3 6 (7.41%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Netcool
2 2 (2.47%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) EMC
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 6 (7.41%) NEC
3 6 (7.41%) Huawei
3 6 (7.41%) MobileIron
3 6 (7.41%) SOTI
4 2 (2.47%) Motorola
5 1 (1.23%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Cramer
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