The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 197 210 197
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.054% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.33% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £27,850 £27,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.14% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
859 923 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 16.67% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 709 773 740
Average salary £36,479 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
England

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GPRS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the West Midlands region.

GPRS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

GPRS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +14 5 £27,850 +3.14% 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) xDSL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) xDSL
2 3 (60.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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