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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 135 127 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 5 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.54% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.78% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,500 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.45%
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
639 732 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.86% 30.32% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 367 466 635
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in Reading

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) 3G
4 9 (52.94%) GSM
4 9 (52.94%) UMTS
4 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) RNC
5 8 (47.06%) QA
5 8 (47.06%) WiMAX
5 8 (47.06%) 2G
5 8 (47.06%) Ericsson
5 8 (47.06%) Nokia
5 8 (47.06%) Nortel
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) SLA
8 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
8 4 (23.53%) Statistics
8 4 (23.53%) 4G
9 3 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management
9 3 (17.65%) Service Management
10 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
11 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
11 1 (5.88%) Line Management
11 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) LTE
2 10 (58.82%) 3G
3 9 (52.94%) GSM
3 9 (52.94%) UMTS
3 9 (52.94%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) RNC
4 8 (47.06%) WiMAX
4 8 (47.06%) 2G
5 4 (23.53%) 4G
6 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
6 1 (5.88%) RANAP
6 1 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Manager
4 3 (17.65%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Ericsson
1 8 (47.06%) Nokia
1 8 (47.06%) Nortel
2 3 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks