The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 882 935 912
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -23
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 33 33 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.030% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 71
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £54,000 £60,903
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16583 18590 20776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.92% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13798 15290 16608
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPRS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK.

GPRS Salary Trend in the UK

GPRS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 32 £45,000 +16.12% 1
South East +41 21 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +15 15 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Basingstoke - 15 £45,000 - 1
London +45 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Feltham +7 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Reading +14 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire +8 3 £57,500 +15.00%
M4 Corridor - 3 £27,500 -
South West +16 2 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Telford - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GPRS.

1 56 (54.37%) 3G
2 49 (47.57%) Degree
3 42 (40.78%) Telecoms
3 42 (40.78%) Windows
4 41 (39.81%) GSM
5 34 (33.01%) UMTS
6 33 (32.04%) Electronics
7 32 (31.07%) Ethernet
8 29 (28.16%) VoIP
9 28 (27.18%) Cisco
9 28 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (25.24%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (24.27%) Nokia
12 24 (23.30%) MPLS
12 24 (23.30%) SSL
12 24 (23.30%) VPN
12 24 (23.30%) WCDMA
12 24 (23.30%) LTE
13 23 (22.33%) ISDN
13 23 (22.33%) DSL
14 22 (21.36%) PSTN
14 22 (21.36%) Cisco PIX
14 22 (21.36%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (20.39%) CCNP
16 20 (19.42%) 3GPP
16 20 (19.42%) Wireless
16 20 (19.42%) Validation
17 19 (18.45%) CCNA
18 18 (17.48%) LAN

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (54.37%) 3G
2 41 (39.81%) GSM
3 34 (33.01%) UMTS
4 32 (31.07%) Ethernet
5 29 (28.16%) VoIP
6 26 (25.24%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (23.30%) LTE
7 24 (23.30%) MPLS
7 24 (23.30%) SSL
7 24 (23.30%) VPN
7 24 (23.30%) WCDMA
8 23 (22.33%) DSL
8 23 (22.33%) ISDN
9 22 (21.36%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (21.36%) Cisco PIX
9 22 (21.36%) PSTN
10 20 (19.42%) 3GPP
10 20 (19.42%) Wireless
11 18 (17.48%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) eggPlant
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (40.78%) Telecoms
2 33 (32.04%) Electronics
3 17 (16.50%) Games
4 15 (14.56%) Military
5 9 (8.74%) Automotive
6 7 (6.80%) Finance
7 6 (5.83%) Billing
8 3 (2.91%) Advertising
9 2 (1.94%) Back Office
9 2 (1.94%) Legal
9 2 (1.94%) Retail
10 1 (0.97%) Marketing
10 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Design Engineer
3 15 (14.56%) Core Network Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) Development Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Network Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Architect
6 9 (8.74%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Mobile Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Test Leader
8 7 (6.80%) VoLTE Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.88%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) 802.1X
2 11 (10.68%) HTML
3 10 (9.71%) XML
4 6 (5.83%) SOAP
5 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) Doctrine
5 2 (1.94%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) JSON
5 2 (1.94%) OAuth
5 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.94%) REST
5 2 (1.94%) Symfony
5 2 (1.94%) Twig
6 1 (0.97%) .NET
6 1 (0.97%) Velocity
6 1 (0.97%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.77%) Web 2.0
3 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.80%) Machine to Machine
4 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.88%) Cybercrime
5 4 (3.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) EPoS
7 2 (1.94%) Physics
8 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.97%) iPhone
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.97%) Telematics
8 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.78%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) Unix
2 15 (14.56%) Windows 2000
2 15 (14.56%) Windows CE
2 15 (14.56%) Windows NT
3 8 (7.77%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.83%) Linux
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.94%) Android
9 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Validation
2 17 (16.50%) Network Architecture
3 15 (14.56%) Service Delivery
3 15 (14.56%) System Testing
4 13 (12.62%) Presales
5 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.71%) Defect Management
6 10 (9.71%) Project Management
7 9 (8.74%) Network Design
8 8 (7.77%) Network Planning
8 8 (7.77%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.80%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.80%) Network Management
9 7 (6.80%) Regression Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Test Planning
9 7 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Demand Management
10 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.88%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) C++
2 16 (15.53%) C#
3 15 (14.56%) VC++
4 10 (9.71%) C
5 4 (3.88%) SQL
6 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) PHP
6 2 (1.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 49 (47.57%) Degree
2 28 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (20.39%) CCNP
4 19 (18.45%) CCNA
5 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (15.53%) CCSA
6 16 (15.53%) CCSP
6 16 (15.53%) MCSA
7 7 (6.80%) CCIE
7 7 (6.80%) ISEB
7 7 (6.80%) ISTQB
7 7 (6.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) GMP
3 1 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Cisco
2 25 (24.27%) Nokia
3 17 (16.50%) CheckPoint
3 17 (16.50%) Huawei
3 17 (16.50%) Juniper
4 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.56%) Sybase
6 11 (10.68%) HP
7 7 (6.80%) IronPort
8 6 (5.83%) EMC
9 5 (4.85%) Ericsson
9 5 (4.85%) Sourcefire
10 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.88%) Dell
10 4 (3.88%) Oracle
10 4 (3.88%) VMware
11 1 (0.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.97%) Mitel
11 1 (0.97%) Redknee
11 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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