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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 113 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 28 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 2.95% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £70,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 52 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 51 (70.83%) LTE
3 47 (65.28%) 3G
4 39 (54.17%) Degree
5 35 (48.61%) 4G
6 30 (41.67%) Wireless
7 28 (38.89%) Nokia
8 23 (31.94%) GSM
8 23 (31.94%) UMTS
8 23 (31.94%) Service Delivery
9 21 (29.17%) 2G
9 21 (29.17%) QA
10 19 (26.39%) Project Management
10 19 (26.39%) Ericsson
11 18 (25.00%) Nortel
11 18 (25.00%) WiMAX
11 18 (25.00%) RNC
12 17 (23.61%) Network Architecture
12 17 (23.61%) Line Management
13 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (15.28%) SLA
15 10 (13.89%) Broadband
16 9 (12.50%) MGW
16 9 (12.50%) UNIX
16 9 (12.50%) Internet
16 9 (12.50%) Smartphone
16 9 (12.50%) Workflow
17 8 (11.11%) Marketing
17 8 (11.11%) Service Management
17 8 (11.11%) Product Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 51 (70.83%) LTE
2 47 (65.28%) 3G
3 35 (48.61%) 4G
4 30 (41.67%) Wireless
5 23 (31.94%) GSM
5 23 (31.94%) UMTS
6 21 (29.17%) 2G
7 18 (25.00%) WiMAX
7 18 (25.00%) RNC
8 10 (13.89%) Broadband
9 9 (12.50%) MGW
9 9 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 52 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Marketing
3 6 (8.33%) Finance
4 5 (6.94%) Advertising
5 4 (5.56%) Electronics
5 4 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Architecture Manager
2 17 (23.61%) Network Manager
3 15 (20.83%) Network Operator
4 12 (16.67%) Service Manager
5 10 (13.89%) Wireless Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Databuild Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Account Manager
8 6 (8.33%) 3G Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Programme Director
10 2 (2.78%) Business Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Environment Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Consultant
11 1 (1.39%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.39%) Programme Manager
11 1 (1.39%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Service Delivery
2 19 (26.39%) Project Management
3 17 (23.61%) Network Architecture
3 17 (23.61%) Line Management
4 9 (12.50%) Workflow
5 8 (11.11%) Service Management
5 8 (11.11%) Product Management
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (4.17%) Change Management
8 3 (4.17%) Network Management
9 2 (2.78%) Coaching
9 2 (2.78%) Validation
9 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.78%) Network Planning
9 2 (2.78%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.78%) Benchmarking
9 2 (2.78%) Process Management
9 2 (2.78%) CRM
9 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Perl
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
1 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (2.78%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (2.78%) PMP
2 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.39%) HND
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.17%) QA
2 11 (15.28%) SLA
3 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Nokia
2 19 (26.39%) Ericsson
3 18 (25.00%) Nortel
4 7 (9.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Huawei
7 1 (1.39%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.39%) Cramer