The first table below looks at the demand for Radio Access Network skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 813 760 801
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +41
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 104 123 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 75
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.44%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Radio Access Network
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Trend in the UK

Radio Access Network
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -68 92 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East -70 39 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Berkshire -26 25 £70,000 +55.55% 2
East of England +3 19 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South West - 19 £49,500 -
Bristol - 19 £49,500 -
Hertfordshire +27 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
London -41 15 £50,000 +35.13%
Reading 0 14 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £50,000 +8.69%
Bracknell - 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £55,000 -
Hammersmith - 5 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Amersham -6 3 £50,000 +8.69%
Newbury -5 2 £67,500 - 1
Chesham - 2 - -
Surrey -43 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 159 (71.30%) Telecoms
2 111 (49.78%) LTE
3 95 (42.60%) 4G
4 76 (34.08%) 3G
5 57 (25.56%) GSM
6 55 (24.66%) UMTS
7 53 (23.77%) Degree
8 47 (21.08%) 2G
9 42 (18.83%) Project Management
10 38 (17.04%) Cisco
11 36 (16.14%) Broadband
12 35 (15.70%) DHCP
12 35 (15.70%) Service Management
13 30 (13.45%) UTRAN
14 26 (11.66%) Back Office
14 26 (11.66%) SMTP
14 26 (11.66%) SNMP
14 26 (11.66%) DNS
15 24 (10.76%) Ericsson
16 23 (10.31%) GPRS
16 23 (10.31%) Huawei
17 22 (9.87%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (9.87%) Cisco PIX
17 22 (9.87%) CheckPoint
17 22 (9.87%) F5
18 21 (9.42%) LAN
18 21 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
19 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
19 19 (8.52%) Billing
19 19 (8.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 111 (49.78%) LTE
2 95 (42.60%) 4G
3 76 (34.08%) 3G
4 57 (25.56%) GSM
5 55 (24.66%) UMTS
6 47 (21.08%) 2G
7 36 (16.14%) Broadband
8 35 (15.70%) DHCP
9 30 (13.45%) UTRAN
10 26 (11.66%) SMTP
10 26 (11.66%) SNMP
10 26 (11.66%) DNS
11 23 (10.31%) GPRS
12 22 (9.87%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (9.87%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (9.42%) LAN
14 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
15 18 (8.07%) BIG-IP
15 18 (8.07%) MPLS
15 18 (8.07%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (1.35%) MySQL
1 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.90%) MS Access
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 159 (71.30%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.66%) Back Office
3 19 (8.52%) Billing
4 16 (7.17%) Finance
5 14 (6.28%) Retail
6 5 (2.24%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (19.28%) Designer
2 42 (18.83%) Senior Designer
3 26 (11.66%) IP Engineer
4 22 (9.87%) Security Engineer
4 22 (9.87%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.52%) Architect
6 16 (7.17%) RAN Engineer
7 14 (6.28%) Solutions Designer
7 14 (6.28%) Systems Designer
8 11 (4.93%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) Programme Manager
10 9 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.59%) Network Manager
11 8 (3.59%) Network Operator
12 7 (3.14%) Performance Manager
12 7 (3.14%) Senior Support Engineer
13 6 (2.69%) Service Manager
13 6 (2.69%) Technical Manager
14 5 (2.24%) Senior RAN Engineer
14 5 (2.24%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.48%) Handset
2 9 (4.04%) CMDB
3 8 (3.59%) PKI
4 7 (3.14%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.24%) Wiki
6 4 (1.79%) GIS
6 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) Statistics
7 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.24%) Linux
2 2 (0.90%) UNIX
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.83%) Project Management
2 35 (15.70%) Service Management
3 18 (8.07%) Configuration Management
4 17 (7.62%) B2B
4 17 (7.62%) SOA
4 17 (7.62%) Performance Management
5 16 (7.17%) Product Management
5 16 (7.17%) Performance Engineering
6 15 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.73%) ITIL
7 14 (6.28%) CRM
7 14 (6.28%) Fault Management
8 12 (5.38%) eTOM
8 12 (5.38%) Resource Management
8 12 (5.38%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.48%) Programme Management
10 9 (4.04%) ITSM
11 8 (3.59%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.14%) Network Design
12 7 (3.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.59%) SQL
2 4 (1.79%) C
3 3 (1.35%) Perl
3 3 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (0.45%) F#
4 1 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) C++
4 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 53 (23.77%) Degree
2 21 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.17%) CCNP
4 8 (3.59%) CCIE
5 7 (3.14%) CCSE
5 7 (3.14%) CCSA
5 7 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.79%) CCIP
6 4 (1.79%) CCNA
6 4 (1.79%) CCDP
7 3 (1.35%) HNC
7 3 (1.35%) HND
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.45%) PMP
9 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB
9 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.07%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.79%) KVM
2 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.62%) OpenView
1 17 (7.62%) HP NNM
2 16 (7.17%) NSN NetAct
3 14 (6.28%) Netcool
4 11 (4.93%) Tivoli
5 9 (4.04%) OVPI
5 9 (4.04%) TeMIP
6 8 (3.59%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 38 (17.04%) Cisco
2 24 (10.76%) Ericsson
3 23 (10.31%) Huawei
4 22 (9.87%) CheckPoint
4 22 (9.87%) F5
5 19 (8.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 18 (8.07%) Blue Coat
7 17 (7.62%) Juniper
7 17 (7.62%) HP
8 11 (4.93%) IBM
8 11 (4.93%) EMC
9 9 (4.04%) BMC
10 8 (3.59%) Redback
11 7 (3.14%) Nokia
12 6 (2.69%) Oracle
13 5 (2.24%) Perforce
14 4 (1.79%) Mapinfo
14 4 (1.79%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.79%) Fortinet
15 3 (1.35%) ZTE
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