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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 874 933 918
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -15
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 47 34 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.031% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 61
Median salary £57,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%

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
16801 19285 20844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 17.84% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13931 15489 16664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 23 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 May 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 +58 43 £57,500 +91.66% 5
South East +43 24 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Berkshire +28 15 £58,750 +37.42%
London +44 14 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Reading +19 7 £56,750 -
Feltham - 7 £57,500 - 1
Surrey +14 5 - -
Thatcham - 5 £60,000 -
South West +5 3 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Guildford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +27 2 £50,000 +104.08%
Bristol +6 2 £42,500 +102.38% 1
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Newbury - 2 £47,500 -
Telford - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 - 1

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 61 (55.45%) GSM
2 54 (49.09%) Telecoms
3 50 (45.45%) 3G
4 46 (41.82%) UMTS
5 43 (39.09%) Degree
6 31 (28.18%) WCDMA
6 31 (28.18%) Cisco
7 28 (25.45%) ISDN
8 27 (24.55%) Windows
8 27 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (24.55%) LTE
9 26 (23.64%) MPLS
9 26 (23.64%) VoIP
10 25 (22.73%) VPN
11 24 (21.82%) Sybase
11 24 (21.82%) DSL
12 23 (20.91%) Nokia
12 23 (20.91%) CDMA
12 23 (20.91%) PSTN
12 23 (20.91%) Cisco PIX
12 23 (20.91%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (20.91%) Wireless
12 23 (20.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (20.00%) Unix
14 21 (19.09%) Firewall
15 20 (18.18%) Electronics
15 20 (18.18%) 3GPP
15 20 (18.18%) Ethernet
16 18 (16.36%) CCNP
16 18 (16.36%) 4G

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 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 61 (55.45%) GSM
2 50 (45.45%) 3G
3 46 (41.82%) UMTS
4 31 (28.18%) WCDMA
5 28 (25.45%) ISDN
6 27 (24.55%) LTE
7 26 (23.64%) MPLS
7 26 (23.64%) VoIP
8 25 (22.73%) VPN
9 24 (21.82%) DSL
10 23 (20.91%) CDMA
10 23 (20.91%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (20.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (20.91%) Cisco PIX
10 23 (20.91%) PSTN
10 23 (20.91%) Wireless
11 21 (19.09%) Firewall
12 20 (18.18%) 3GPP
12 20 (18.18%) Ethernet
13 18 (16.36%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) eggPlant
2 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (49.09%) Telecoms
2 20 (18.18%) Electronics
3 14 (12.73%) Games
4 9 (8.18%) Automotive
5 7 (6.36%) Finance
6 6 (5.45%) Billing
7 3 (2.73%) Advertising
8 2 (1.82%) Back Office
8 2 (1.82%) Legal
8 2 (1.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.91%) French Language
9 1 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.91%) Military
9 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) Core Network Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Network Manager
3 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Technical Support
5 12 (10.91%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Architect
8 9 (8.18%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Test Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Test Leader
9 8 (7.27%) Mobile Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) VoLTE Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Design Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) 802.1X
2 12 (10.91%) HTML
3 10 (9.09%) XML
4 6 (5.45%) SOAP
5 2 (1.82%) .NET
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) Doctrine
5 2 (1.82%) jQuery
5 2 (1.82%) JSON
5 2 (1.82%) MEAP
5 2 (1.82%) OAuth
5 2 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.82%) REST
5 2 (1.82%) Symfony
5 2 (1.82%) Twig
5 2 (1.82%) WAP
6 1 (0.91%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.27%) Web 2.0
4 7 (6.36%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.36%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Cybercrime
5 4 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.82%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.82%) EPoS
6 2 (1.82%) iPhone
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Physics
6 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.82%) Telematics
7 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Windows
2 22 (20.00%) Unix
3 15 (13.64%) Windows 2000
3 15 (13.64%) Windows NT
4 7 (6.36%) Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Solaris
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.55%) Android
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) Network Architecture
2 13 (11.82%) Presales
2 13 (11.82%) Project Management
2 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery
3 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 10 (9.09%) Network Design
4 10 (9.09%) Network Management
5 8 (7.27%) Performance Management
6 7 (6.36%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.36%) Test Planning
6 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.45%) Demand Management
7 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (5.45%) Validation
8 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) C
2 7 (6.36%) C++
3 6 (5.45%) Embedded C
3 6 (5.45%) SQL
4 4 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (1.82%) Java
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) PHP
5 2 (1.82%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (39.09%) Degree
2 27 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.36%) CCNP
4 16 (14.55%) CCNA
5 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (11.82%) CCSA
6 13 (11.82%) CCSP
6 13 (11.82%) MCSA
7 7 (6.36%) CCIE
7 7 (6.36%) ISEB
7 7 (6.36%) ISTQB
7 7 (6.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.91%) HNC
10 1 (0.91%) HND
10 1 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) GMP
3 1 (0.91%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.27%) Nagios
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Cisco
2 24 (21.82%) Sybase
3 23 (20.91%) Nokia
4 17 (15.45%) Huawei
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.73%) CheckPoint
5 14 (12.73%) HP
5 14 (12.73%) Juniper
6 12 (10.91%) Oracle
7 11 (10.00%) IronPort
8 8 (7.27%) Blue Coat
9 7 (6.36%) EMC
9 7 (6.36%) Sourcefire
10 5 (4.55%) Dell
10 5 (4.55%) Ericsson
10 5 (4.55%) VMware
11 3 (2.73%) Atmel
12 2 (1.82%) Syclo
13 1 (0.91%) F5
13 1 (0.91%) GENBAND
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