The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GPRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England / East of England
Rank 238 261 267
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6  
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.065% 0.054% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Median salary £60,000 £52,750 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.74% +151.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.42% +35.71%  

GPRS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 985 1473 1527
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.12% 20.01% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1217 1171
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing GPRS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in the East of England

GPRS
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS in the East of England.

Salary trend for GPRS in the East of England

GPRS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPRS in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GPRS in the East of England

GPRS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +12 1 £47,500 -9.95% 3
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) DSL
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) PPP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Finance

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) DSL
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) Frame Relay
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) PPP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) UMTS
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Network Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Check Point Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) F5
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