Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GPRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPRS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1128 1173
Rank change year-on-year -18 +45 -31
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 26 62 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 79
England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +16.88%
10th Percentile £35,900 £26,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +16.88%

GPRS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26575 30584 34121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21642 25226 28378
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GPRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in England

GPRS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GPRS in England

GPRS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPRS in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GPRS in England

GPRS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 14 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North of England -7 7 £52,500 +141.38% 1
North West -15 6 £52,500 +61.54% 1
South East +15 3 £52,500 +16.67% 2
East Midlands +35 1 £60,000 +71.43%
Midlands +27 1 £60,000 +71.43%
Yorkshire +16 1 £40,000 +116.22%
South West +11 1 £37,500 -34.78%
GPRS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 15 (57.69%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (42.31%) MPLS
2 11 (42.31%) DSL
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) VPN
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (38.46%) UMTS
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 9 (34.62%) C
4 9 (34.62%) Bluetooth
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (30.77%) Subversion
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) ISDN
5 8 (30.77%) Firmware
6 7 (26.92%) IPsec
6 7 (26.92%) VoIP
6 7 (26.92%) GSM
6 7 (26.92%) LDAP
6 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) SSL
6 7 (26.92%) CCIE
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
6 7 (26.92%) IP Telephony
6 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
6 7 (26.92%) Telematics

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (42.31%) DSL
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) MPLS
2 11 (42.31%) VPN
3 10 (38.46%) UMTS
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 9 (34.62%) Bluetooth
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (30.77%) ISDN
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (26.92%) GSM
6 7 (26.92%) IP Telephony
6 7 (26.92%) IPsec
6 7 (26.92%) LDAP
6 7 (26.92%) SSL
6 7 (26.92%) VoIP
7 6 (23.08%) 3G
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) C Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded C Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Field Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) CAN bus
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Telematics
3 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
3 6 (23.08%) ANSI C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CCNP
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.85%) MISRA
2 1 (3.85%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Firmware
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (26.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) IronPort
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) F5
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Atmel