The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 148 133 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 6 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.77% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-24.62% +10.55%
Radio Access Network
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
758 736 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.70% 30.29% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 404 488 647
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Radio Access Network
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Reading region.

Radio Access Network Salary Trend in Reading

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Radio Access Network 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 Radio Access Network.

1 24 (68.57%) Telecoms
2 21 (60.00%) LTE
3 20 (57.14%) 3G
4 18 (51.43%) Degree
5 14 (40.00%) Wireless
6 13 (37.14%) 2G
7 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
7 12 (34.29%) Ericsson
7 12 (34.29%) Nokia
7 12 (34.29%) GSM
7 12 (34.29%) UMTS
7 12 (34.29%) Nortel
7 12 (34.29%) QA
7 12 (34.29%) WiMAX
7 12 (34.29%) RNC
8 11 (31.43%) 4G
9 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (22.86%) Project Management
11 7 (20.00%) Service Management
11 7 (20.00%) ITIL
12 6 (17.14%) Line Management
12 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
13 5 (14.29%) SLA
14 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (11.43%) Advertising
14 4 (11.43%) Product Management
14 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
14 4 (11.43%) Statistics
14 4 (11.43%) Marketing
14 4 (11.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Radio Access Network 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 Radio Access Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) LTE
2 20 (57.14%) 3G
3 14 (40.00%) Wireless
4 13 (37.14%) 2G
5 12 (34.29%) GSM
5 12 (34.29%) UMTS
5 12 (34.29%) WiMAX
5 12 (34.29%) RNC
6 11 (31.43%) 4G
7 1 (2.86%) VoLTE
7 1 (2.86%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
General
1 24 (68.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Advertising
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Architecture Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Network Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Service Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Account Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Manager
4 4 (11.43%) 3G Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Operator
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Database Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Statistics
3 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Line Management
4 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Product Management
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.57%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Validation
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.57%) Perl
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (5.71%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
2 5 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) ISO 14001
3 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Ericsson
1 12 (34.29%) Nokia
1 12 (34.29%) Nortel
2 4 (11.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Cramer
4 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo