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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 100 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 44 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 0.88% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 2.81% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.52%
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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 24 December 2014, 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 56 (69.14%) Telecoms
2 55 (67.90%) LTE
3 50 (61.73%) 3G
4 43 (53.09%) Degree
5 39 (48.15%) 4G
6 30 (37.04%) Wireless
7 28 (34.57%) Project Management
8 26 (32.10%) Nokia
9 24 (29.63%) Service Delivery
10 22 (27.16%) GSM
10 22 (27.16%) UMTS
10 22 (27.16%) Network Architecture
10 22 (27.16%) Line Management
11 20 (24.69%) Ericsson
12 19 (23.46%) 2G
12 19 (23.46%) QA
13 16 (19.75%) Nortel
13 16 (19.75%) WiMAX
13 16 (19.75%) RNC
14 13 (16.05%) Service Management
15 11 (13.58%) SLA
15 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (12.35%) Broadband
17 9 (11.11%) UNIX
17 9 (11.11%) Internet
17 9 (11.11%) Workflow
17 9 (11.11%) Smartphone
17 9 (11.11%) MGW
17 9 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 55 (67.90%) LTE
2 50 (61.73%) 3G
3 39 (48.15%) 4G
4 30 (37.04%) Wireless
5 22 (27.16%) GSM
5 22 (27.16%) UMTS
6 19 (23.46%) 2G
7 16 (19.75%) WiMAX
7 16 (19.75%) RNC
8 10 (12.35%) Broadband
9 9 (11.11%) Internet
9 9 (11.11%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 56 (69.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.88%) Marketing
3 7 (8.64%) Finance
4 5 (6.17%) Advertising
4 5 (6.17%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (4.94%) Electronics
6 3 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Network Manager
1 22 (27.16%) Architecture Manager
2 20 (24.69%) Network Operator
3 16 (19.75%) RAN Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Service Manager
5 10 (12.35%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Account Manager
6 9 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Databuild Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 3G Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Director
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
8 3 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Business Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Environment Manager
10 1 (1.23%) Database Engineer
10 1 (1.23%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Project Management
2 24 (29.63%) Service Delivery
3 22 (27.16%) Network Architecture
3 22 (27.16%) Line Management
4 13 (16.05%) Service Management
5 9 (11.11%) Workflow
5 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.88%) Product Management
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.70%) CRM
8 3 (3.70%) SOA
8 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.70%) Six Sigma
8 3 (3.70%) Process Management
8 3 (3.70%) Change Management
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.70%) eTOM
8 3 (3.70%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.70%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) Perl
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
1 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.47%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) PMP
2 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.47%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (2.47%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) QA
2 11 (13.58%) SLA
3 5 (6.17%) ISO 14001
3 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.70%) Netcool
1 3 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Nokia
2 20 (24.69%) Ericsson
3 16 (19.75%) Nortel
4 9 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (4.94%) Cramer
6 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 3 (3.70%) Amdocs
6 3 (3.70%) NetCracker
6 3 (3.70%) Huawei
6 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Mapinfo