The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 895 859 832
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -27
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 40 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.073% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 67
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £44,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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
England -17 40 £45,000 +28.57% 11
London +18 20 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East -9 12 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Berkshire -23 8 £26,750 -38.50% 2
Yorkshire +1 4 £41,500 +18.57%
West Yorkshire - 4 £41,500 -
Wakefield - 4 £41,500 -
East of England -3 3 £62,500 +197.61% 1
Reading -5 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £57,500 - 1
Newbury +21 2 £26,750 -
Surrey +8 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +5 2 £62,500 -1.57% 1
Letchworth - 2 £62,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £22,500 -43.75%
East Midlands +4 1 £52,500 +101.92%
Cambridge -1 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Slough -1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £35,000 - 1
Whitstable - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £35,000 - 1
City of London - 1 - -

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 72 (75.00%) GSM
2 43 (44.79%) 3G
3 30 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 27 (28.13%) UMTS
5 25 (26.04%) Ethernet
6 24 (25.00%) Firewall
6 24 (25.00%) Degree
7 21 (21.88%) Unix
8 20 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 20 (20.83%) 4G
8 20 (20.83%) Diameter Protocol
9 19 (19.79%) Wireless
9 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
10 18 (18.75%) Android
11 17 (17.71%) Electronics
11 17 (17.71%) SLA
11 17 (17.71%) Solaris
11 17 (17.71%) SS7
12 16 (16.67%) Cisco
12 16 (16.67%) VoIP
13 15 (15.63%) PSTN
13 15 (15.63%) Linux
13 15 (15.63%) Windows
14 14 (14.58%) Sybase
14 14 (14.58%) VPN
14 14 (14.58%) Validation
14 14 (14.58%) LTE
15 13 (13.54%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (13.54%) LAN
15 13 (13.54%) WCDMA

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 72 (75.00%) GSM
2 43 (44.79%) 3G
3 27 (28.13%) UMTS
4 25 (26.04%) Ethernet
5 24 (25.00%) Firewall
6 20 (20.83%) 4G
6 20 (20.83%) Diameter Protocol
7 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
7 19 (19.79%) Wireless
8 17 (17.71%) SS7
9 16 (16.67%) VoIP
10 15 (15.63%) PSTN
11 14 (14.58%) LTE
11 14 (14.58%) VPN
12 13 (13.54%) LAN
12 13 (13.54%) WCDMA
12 13 (13.54%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (12.50%) 2G
13 12 (12.50%) Bluetooth
13 12 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 30 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 17 (17.71%) Electronics
3 7 (7.29%) Finance
4 4 (4.17%) Automotive
4 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) French Language
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Support
3 10 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Consultant
4 9 (9.38%) SCADA Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Solutions Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
1 5 (5.21%) MEAP
2 4 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.38%) SCADA
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.33%) Telematics
4 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.21%) Handset
7 4 (4.17%) CAN bus
7 4 (4.17%) iPhone
8 3 (3.13%) Smart Meter
9 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.04%) Robotics
10 1 (1.04%) Statistics
10 1 (1.04%) Tandem
10 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Unix
2 18 (18.75%) Android
3 17 (17.71%) Solaris
4 15 (15.63%) Linux
4 15 (15.63%) Windows
5 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.21%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (3.13%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (2.08%) VMS
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) Validation
2 11 (11.46%) Project Management
3 9 (9.38%) Test Planning
4 7 (7.29%) Business Analysis
4 7 (7.29%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.29%) Structured Programming
4 7 (7.29%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.21%) ITIL
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.21%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.17%) Android Development
7 4 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (4.17%) MVC
7 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.17%) Schematic Capture
8 3 (3.13%) Line Management
8 3 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) C#
2 11 (11.46%) C
3 10 (10.42%) Embedded C
4 9 (9.38%) SQL
5 8 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (4.17%) Java
7 3 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.25%) CCNP
5 5 (5.21%) CCNA
6 4 (4.17%) CCSA
6 4 (4.17%) CCSP
6 4 (4.17%) MCSA
7 3 (3.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.04%) CCIE
8 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) HNC
8 1 (1.04%) HND
8 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PMP
8 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) TickIT
4 1 (1.04%) MISRA
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Firmware
1 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.25%) Nagios
3 4 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Cisco
2 14 (14.58%) Sybase
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle
4 7 (7.29%) IronPort
5 6 (6.25%) Atmel
5 6 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 6 (6.25%) Nokia
5 6 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.21%) HP
6 5 (5.21%) Syclo
7 4 (4.17%) Apple
7 4 (4.17%) Assembla
7 4 (4.17%) Citrix
7 4 (4.17%) Juniper
7 4 (4.17%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.13%) EMC
8 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.13%) Symbian
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