The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 219 204 214
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.064% 0.085% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.43% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +3.65%
GPRS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1026 927 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.77% 19.72% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 893 767 1095
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

GPRS
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Surrey region.

GPRS Salary Trend in Surrey

GPRS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) WAP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)