The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 222 211 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.13% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.78% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £28,550 £27,850 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.51% +3.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
GPRS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
891 894 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.32% 16.57% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 800 731 798
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015. 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
Staffordshire - 1 £28,550 - 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
EE
Posted: 3 days ago