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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 874 921 872
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -49
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 36 49 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.046% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 74
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £27,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £60,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.62%

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
16448 18009 20907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.73% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14924 16541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 19 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 30 August 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 +21 36 £45,000 - 3
South East +30 21 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Hampshire +5 14 £45,000 +5.88%
Basingstoke - 14 £45,000 -
London +39 6 £53,750 +10.25%
Feltham +12 6 £53,750 +43.33%
M4 Corridor - 5 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +31 4 £18,500 -32.72% 1
East Midlands +5 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £18,500 -
Harrogate - 4 £18,500 -
Mansfield - 4 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 1 £28,000 -42.26% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Oxford - 1 £28,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 50 (60.24%) 3G
2 37 (44.58%) Electronics
3 36 (43.37%) Degree
4 32 (38.55%) Ethernet
5 29 (34.94%) Windows
6 28 (33.73%) Telecoms
7 26 (31.33%) GSM
8 21 (25.30%) UMTS
8 21 (25.30%) VoIP
8 21 (25.30%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (25.30%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (24.10%) LTE
10 19 (22.89%) Validation
11 18 (21.69%) SSL
11 18 (21.69%) ADSL
12 17 (20.48%) Cisco
12 17 (20.48%) Nokia
12 17 (20.48%) 2G
13 16 (19.28%) MPLS
13 16 (19.28%) VPN
13 16 (19.28%) Bluetooth
13 16 (19.28%) C++
14 15 (18.07%) C#
14 15 (18.07%) VC++
14 15 (18.07%) ISO 9001
14 15 (18.07%) DSL
14 15 (18.07%) Windows CE
14 15 (18.07%) Wireless
14 15 (18.07%) Military
14 15 (18.07%) System Testing

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 1 (1.20%) Apache
1 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.24%) 3G
2 32 (38.55%) Ethernet
3 26 (31.33%) GSM
4 21 (25.30%) UMTS
4 21 (25.30%) VoIP
4 21 (25.30%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (24.10%) LTE
6 18 (21.69%) ADSL
6 18 (21.69%) SSL
7 17 (20.48%) 2G
8 16 (19.28%) Bluetooth
8 16 (19.28%) MPLS
8 16 (19.28%) VPN
9 15 (18.07%) DSL
9 15 (18.07%) Wireless
10 14 (16.87%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (16.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (16.87%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (15.66%) 802.11
11 13 (15.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (44.58%) Electronics
2 28 (33.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.07%) Military
4 13 (15.66%) Games
5 8 (9.64%) Automotive
6 5 (6.02%) Billing
6 5 (6.02%) Finance
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 2 (2.41%) Retail
8 1 (1.20%) Marketing
8 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Design Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Network Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Development Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Mobile Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Core Network Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) 802.1X
2 9 (10.84%) HTML
2 9 (10.84%) XML
3 3 (3.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) OAuth
4 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) Symfony
4 1 (1.20%) Twig
4 1 (1.20%) Velocity
4 1 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.64%) Web 2.0
3 7 (8.43%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.43%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (4.82%) CPLD
4 4 (4.82%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.61%) Cybercrime
5 3 (3.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.41%) EPoS
7 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.20%) Physics
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Windows CE
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.02%) Linux
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.82%) Unix
5 4 (4.82%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.82%) Windows NT
5 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Validation
2 15 (18.07%) System Testing
3 12 (14.46%) Network Architecture
3 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.84%) Project Management
6 8 (9.64%) Network Design
6 8 (9.64%) Performance Management
7 7 (8.43%) Network Planning
8 6 (7.23%) Defect Management
8 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.02%) Network Management
10 4 (4.82%) Demand Management
10 4 (4.82%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.82%) Presales
10 4 (4.82%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.82%) Schematic Capture
10 4 (4.82%) Test Planning
10 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) C++
2 15 (18.07%) C#
2 15 (18.07%) VC++
3 9 (10.84%) C
4 3 (3.61%) SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) Degree
2 21 (25.30%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (16.87%) CCNA
4 13 (15.66%) CCNP
5 12 (14.46%) CCSA
5 12 (14.46%) CCSP
5 12 (14.46%) MCSA
5 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.23%) CCIE
7 4 (4.82%) ISEB
7 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) GMP
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.82%) Firmware
2 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Cisco
1 17 (20.48%) Nokia
2 13 (15.66%) CheckPoint
3 12 (14.46%) Juniper
4 9 (10.84%) EMC
5 7 (8.43%) HP
6 6 (7.23%) Huawei
7 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) Sybase
8 3 (3.61%) Dell
8 3 (3.61%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.61%) VMware
9 2 (2.41%) IronPort
9 2 (2.41%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.20%) Mitel
10 1 (1.20%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (1.20%) Redknee
10 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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