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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 849 916 896
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -20
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 27 39 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.037% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 54
Median salary £37,500 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +38.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-28.91% +18.57%

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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 24 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 9 December 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 +59 27 £37,500 -18.91% 7
South East +70 8 £27,500 -31.25% 2
London +64 8 £38,750 -32.60% 2
North West - 6 £32,500 - 2
Feltham - 5 £37,500 - 1
Chester - 4 - - 2
Cheshire - 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England +18 3 £28,500 -54.40%
Milton Keynes +17 3 £50,000 +25.00%
M4 Corridor - 3 £27,500 -
Berkshire +40 2 - - 2
Reading +37 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +22 2 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Yorkshire +17 2 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Wakefield +5 2 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Manchester - 2 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £27,500 -56.00%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £29,500 -
Watford - 1 £27,500 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £25,000 -
Luton - 1 £29,500 -

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 33 (51.56%) Ethernet
2 31 (48.44%) Electronics
3 29 (45.31%) 3G
4 25 (39.06%) Windows
5 24 (37.50%) Degree
6 19 (29.69%) Wireless
7 18 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (28.13%) GSM
7 18 (28.13%) C++
8 16 (25.00%) Bluetooth
8 16 (25.00%) ADSL
9 14 (21.88%) C#
9 14 (21.88%) CCNA
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (20.31%) Cisco
10 13 (20.31%) CCNP
10 13 (20.31%) VPN
10 13 (20.31%) VoIP
10 13 (20.31%) Validation
10 13 (20.31%) Firmware
11 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
11 12 (18.75%) Windows CE
11 12 (18.75%) MPLS
11 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
11 12 (18.75%) Military
11 12 (18.75%) ISO 9001
11 12 (18.75%) SSL
11 12 (18.75%) SLA
11 12 (18.75%) VC++
11 12 (18.75%) 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 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) Ethernet
2 29 (45.31%) 3G
3 19 (29.69%) Wireless
4 18 (28.13%) GSM
4 18 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (25.00%) ADSL
5 16 (25.00%) Bluetooth
6 13 (20.31%) VoIP
6 13 (20.31%) VPN
7 12 (18.75%) MPLS
7 12 (18.75%) SSL
8 10 (15.63%) 802.11
8 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.63%) DSL
8 10 (15.63%) SDH
9 9 (14.06%) Firewall
9 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.50%) UMTS
11 7 (10.94%) WAN
12 6 (9.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.56%) GIS
2 1 (1.56%) MS Access
2 1 (1.56%) OLAP
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (48.44%) Electronics
2 12 (18.75%) Military
3 10 (15.63%) Games
4 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Development Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Field Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Field Service Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Hardware Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Presales Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) Ajax
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) HTML5
2 1 (1.56%) Java ME
2 1 (1.56%) jQuery
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.81%) CPLD
3 5 (7.81%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.81%) Telematics
4 4 (6.25%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.69%) CAN bus
5 3 (4.69%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows CE
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Vista
4 7 (10.94%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Validation
2 12 (18.75%) System Testing
3 11 (17.19%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.81%) Network Architecture
5 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.81%) Network Planning
5 5 (7.81%) Schematic Capture
6 4 (6.25%) Presales
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.13%) Information Security
8 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.13%) QMS
8 2 (3.13%) SDLC
8 2 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.56%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) C++
2 14 (21.88%) C#
3 12 (18.75%) VC++
4 9 (14.06%) C
5 6 (9.38%) Embedded C
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.13%) SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Java
10 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Degree
2 14 (21.88%) CCNA
2 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (20.31%) CCNP
4 10 (15.63%) CCSA
5 5 (7.81%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (7.81%) CCSP
5 5 (7.81%) MCSA
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) ISO 9001
1 12 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.63%) Juniper
4 6 (9.38%) EMC
5 5 (7.81%) F5
5 5 (7.81%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Nokia
6 2 (3.13%) Atmel
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.13%) Nortel
6 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.56%) Mitel
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
EA Technology Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
EA Technology Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: Neg
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 22 days ago