The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.78% +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 North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 105 61 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.48% 9.41% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 98 50 58
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

GPRS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for GPRS in the North East