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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 821 753 787
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +34
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 106 126 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 77
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.89%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20606 22370 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 19.92% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16323 18062 18480
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%

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 23 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 23 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 -56 94 £51,250 +13.88% 7
South East -67 42 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Berkshire -13 26 £70,000 +55.55% 4
East of England +10 21 £53,750 +22.85% 1
Hertfordshire +25 20 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Bristol - 19 £49,500 - 1
South West - 19 £49,500 - 1
Reading -6 14 - - 2
London -38 11 £55,000 +48.64%
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £50,000 +8.69%
Bracknell - 7 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 4 £53,750 -
Amersham -8 3 £50,000 +8.69%
Chesham - 3 - -
Newbury -6 2 £67,500 - 1
Surrey -46 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 23 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.

1 156 (70.91%) Telecoms
2 108 (49.09%) LTE
3 92 (41.82%) 4G
4 72 (32.73%) 3G
5 55 (25.00%) GSM
6 53 (24.09%) UMTS
6 53 (24.09%) Degree
7 43 (19.55%) 2G
8 42 (19.09%) Project Management
9 40 (18.18%) Cisco
10 36 (16.36%) Service Management
11 35 (15.91%) DHCP
12 32 (14.55%) Broadband
13 30 (13.64%) UTRAN
14 26 (11.82%) Back Office
14 26 (11.82%) SMTP
14 26 (11.82%) SNMP
14 26 (11.82%) DNS
15 24 (10.91%) Huawei
16 23 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (10.45%) Cisco PIX
16 23 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (10.45%) CheckPoint
16 23 (10.45%) F5
17 22 (10.00%) Ericsson
17 22 (10.00%) GPRS
18 21 (9.55%) LAN
19 20 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
20 19 (8.64%) TCP/IP
20 19 (8.64%) Configuration Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (1.36%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) 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
1 108 (49.09%) LTE
2 92 (41.82%) 4G
3 72 (32.73%) 3G
4 55 (25.00%) GSM
5 53 (24.09%) UMTS
6 43 (19.55%) 2G
7 35 (15.91%) DHCP
8 32 (14.55%) Broadband
9 30 (13.64%) UTRAN
10 26 (11.82%) DNS
10 26 (11.82%) SNMP
10 26 (11.82%) SMTP
11 23 (10.45%) Cisco PIX
11 23 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (10.00%) GPRS
13 21 (9.55%) LAN
14 19 (8.64%) TCP/IP
15 18 (8.18%) MPLS
15 18 (8.18%) Firewall
15 18 (8.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.36%) MySQL
1 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.91%) MS Access
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 156 (70.91%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.82%) Back Office
3 18 (8.18%) Billing
4 16 (7.27%) Finance
5 14 (6.36%) Retail
6 5 (2.27%) Marketing
7 4 (1.82%) Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.91%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (19.55%) Designer
2 42 (19.09%) Senior Designer
3 26 (11.82%) IP Engineer
4 23 (10.45%) Security Engineer
5 22 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 18 (8.18%) Architect
7 14 (6.36%) Systems Designer
7 14 (6.36%) Solutions Designer
7 14 (6.36%) RAN Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.55%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.64%) Network Manager
10 8 (3.64%) Network Operator
11 7 (3.18%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.18%) Performance Manager
12 6 (2.73%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (2.73%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.73%) Senior Support Engineer
13 5 (2.27%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.55%) Handset
2 9 (4.09%) CMDB
3 8 (3.64%) PKI
4 5 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.27%) Wiki
5 4 (1.82%) GIS
5 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.36%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (0.91%) UNIX
3 1 (0.45%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.09%) Project Management
2 36 (16.36%) Service Management
3 19 (8.64%) Configuration Management
4 18 (8.18%) SOA
4 18 (8.18%) Performance Management
5 17 (7.73%) B2B
6 16 (7.27%) ITIL
6 16 (7.27%) Product Management
6 16 (7.27%) Performance Engineering
7 15 (6.82%) Fault Management
7 15 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (6.36%) CRM
9 13 (5.91%) eTOM
10 12 (5.45%) Resource Management
11 10 (4.55%) Programme Management
11 10 (4.55%) Network Architecture
12 9 (4.09%) ITSM
13 8 (3.64%) Migration
13 8 (3.64%) Load Balancing
14 7 (3.18%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.64%) SQL
2 4 (1.82%) C
3 3 (1.36%) Perl
3 3 (1.36%) PHP
4 1 (0.45%) C++
4 1 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 53 (24.09%) Degree
2 23 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.73%) CCNP
4 9 (4.09%) CCIE
5 7 (3.18%) CCSA
5 7 (3.18%) CCSE
6 6 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.82%) CCIP
7 4 (1.82%) CCNA
7 4 (1.82%) CCDP
8 3 (1.36%) HNC
8 3 (1.36%) HND
9 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.45%) PMP
10 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.45%) MCP
10 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.18%) ProxySG
2 5 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) OpenView
1 17 (7.73%) HP NNM
1 17 (7.73%) NSN NetAct
2 14 (6.36%) Netcool
3 11 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.09%) OVPI
4 9 (4.09%) TeMIP
5 8 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (18.18%) Cisco
2 24 (10.91%) Huawei
3 23 (10.45%) F5
3 23 (10.45%) CheckPoint
4 22 (10.00%) Ericsson
5 20 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 18 (8.18%) Blue Coat
7 17 (7.73%) HP
7 17 (7.73%) Juniper
8 11 (5.00%) EMC
8 11 (5.00%) IBM
9 9 (4.09%) BMC
10 8 (3.64%) Redback
11 6 (2.73%) Nokia
11 6 (2.73%) Oracle
12 5 (2.27%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.27%) Perforce
13 4 (1.82%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.82%) Mapinfo
14 3 (1.36%) Motorola
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago