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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 141 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 8 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 2.14% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £25,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
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
736 701 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.07% 29.65% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 495 608
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 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 36 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 33 (64.71%) LTE
3 32 (62.75%) 3G
4 28 (54.90%) Degree
5 20 (39.22%) Service Delivery
5 20 (39.22%) Wireless
5 20 (39.22%) Nokia
6 19 (37.25%) 2G
6 19 (37.25%) 4G
7 18 (35.29%) QA
7 18 (35.29%) RNC
7 18 (35.29%) WiMAX
7 18 (35.29%) Ericsson
7 18 (35.29%) GSM
7 18 (35.29%) UMTS
7 18 (35.29%) Nortel
8 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (23.53%) Project Management
10 11 (21.57%) Service Management
11 10 (19.61%) Line Management
11 10 (19.61%) Network Architecture
12 9 (17.65%) SLA
13 8 (15.69%) Marketing
13 8 (15.69%) Product Management
14 7 (13.73%) ITIL
15 6 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 5 (9.80%) Advertising
17 4 (7.84%) Statistics
17 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
17 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (64.71%) LTE
2 32 (62.75%) 3G
3 20 (39.22%) Wireless
4 19 (37.25%) 2G
4 19 (37.25%) 4G
5 18 (35.29%) WiMAX
5 18 (35.29%) RNC
5 18 (35.29%) GSM
5 18 (35.29%) UMTS
6 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.92%) MGW
6 2 (3.92%) Broadband
7 1 (1.96%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.96%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.69%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Service Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Network Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Architecture Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Account Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Network Operator
4 6 (11.76%) 3G Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Problem Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Environment Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Databuild Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Database Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Project Administrator
8 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Statistics
3 3 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Service Delivery
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) Service Management
4 10 (19.61%) Network Architecture
4 10 (19.61%) Line Management
5 8 (15.69%) Product Management
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
8 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) Network Management
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow
10 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Perl
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
1 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (3.92%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) QA
2 9 (17.65%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 14001
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Nokia
2 18 (35.29%) Nortel
2 18 (35.29%) Ericsson
3 6 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Huawei
5 1 (1.96%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.96%) Cramer