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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 129 120 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 12 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 2.79% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
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
702 682 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.67% 30.32% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 390 484 572
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 2 March 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 46 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 45 (70.31%) LTE
3 44 (68.75%) 3G
4 32 (50.00%) Degree
5 31 (48.44%) 4G
6 28 (43.75%) Nokia
7 24 (37.50%) Wireless
8 23 (35.94%) Service Delivery
9 21 (32.81%) QA
10 20 (31.25%) 2G
11 19 (29.69%) Ericsson
11 19 (29.69%) GSM
11 19 (29.69%) UMTS
12 18 (28.13%) Nortel
12 18 (28.13%) RNC
12 18 (28.13%) WiMAX
13 15 (23.44%) Project Management
14 14 (21.88%) Network Architecture
14 14 (21.88%) Line Management
15 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (17.19%) SLA
17 10 (15.63%) Broadband
18 9 (14.06%) Smartphone
18 9 (14.06%) Internet
18 9 (14.06%) UNIX
18 9 (14.06%) Service Management
18 9 (14.06%) Workflow
18 9 (14.06%) MGW
19 8 (12.50%) Product Management
19 8 (12.50%) Marketing

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 45 (70.31%) LTE
2 44 (68.75%) 3G
3 31 (48.44%) 4G
4 24 (37.50%) Wireless
5 20 (31.25%) 2G
6 19 (29.69%) GSM
6 19 (29.69%) UMTS
7 18 (28.13%) WiMAX
7 18 (28.13%) RNC
8 10 (15.63%) Broadband
9 9 (14.06%) Internet
9 9 (14.06%) MGW
10 1 (1.56%) RANAP
10 1 (1.56%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
General
1 46 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (7.81%) Advertising
4 4 (6.25%) Finance
5 3 (4.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Architecture Manager
2 14 (21.88%) Network Manager
3 12 (18.75%) Network Operator
3 12 (18.75%) Service Manager
4 10 (15.63%) Wireless Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Databuild Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Account Manager
7 6 (9.38%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Problem Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Environment Manager
11 1 (1.56%) ITIL Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Database Engineer
11 1 (1.56%) Telecoms Engineer
11 1 (1.56%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.56%) Design Engineer
11 1 (1.56%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.69%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) UNIX
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Service Delivery
2 15 (23.44%) Project Management
3 14 (21.88%) Network Architecture
3 14 (21.88%) Line Management
4 9 (14.06%) Service Management
4 9 (14.06%) Workflow
5 8 (12.50%) Product Management
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL
7 3 (4.69%) Validation
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Network Management
8 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.56%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Perl
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
1 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (3.13%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) HND
3 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.81%) QA
2 11 (17.19%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 14001
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Nokia
2 19 (29.69%) Ericsson
3 18 (28.13%) Nortel
4 7 (10.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (4.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) Huawei
7 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.56%) Cramer