The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 864 914 853
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -61
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 54 47 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.25% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 80
Median salary £45,000 £66,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16614 18712 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13827 15342 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 49 £45,000 -31.81%
South East +16 13 £65,000 -23.52%
London +45 12 £68,250 -9.00%
East of England +29 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Watford +27 12 £45,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire +27 12 £45,000 +50.00%
South West +27 8 £55,000 +25.71%
Bristol +27 8 £55,000 +26.43%
Berkshire -8 8 £65,000 -23.52%
Reading +12 5 £65,000 -1.51%
Buckinghamshire +28 4 - -
Manchester - 3 £29,500 -
North West - 3 £29,500 -
Amersham - 2 - -
Surrey +23 1 - -
Leatherhead +20 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 73 (73.74%) Telecoms
2 35 (35.35%) LTE
3 32 (32.32%) GSM
4 28 (28.28%) Project Management
5 26 (26.26%) Degree
6 24 (24.24%) Wireless
6 24 (24.24%) 3G
6 24 (24.24%) 4G
7 20 (20.20%) 2G
8 18 (18.18%) Huawei
8 18 (18.18%) Nokia
8 18 (18.18%) WCDMA
8 18 (18.18%) High Availability
8 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (16.16%) Capacity Management
10 15 (15.15%) Wireshark
10 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
11 14 (14.14%) Ericsson
11 14 (14.14%) 3GPP
12 13 (13.13%) UMTS
12 13 (13.13%) DVB
12 13 (13.13%) TDMA
13 12 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (12.12%) Network Design
14 11 (11.11%) VSAT
14 11 (11.11%) VoIP
14 11 (11.11%) PBX
15 10 (10.10%) WLAN
15 10 (10.10%) Requirements Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.35%) LTE
2 32 (32.32%) GSM
3 24 (24.24%) 3G
3 24 (24.24%) 4G
3 24 (24.24%) Wireless
4 20 (20.20%) 2G
5 18 (18.18%) WCDMA
6 15 (15.15%) Wireshark
7 14 (14.14%) 3GPP
8 13 (13.13%) DVB
8 13 (13.13%) TDMA
8 13 (13.13%) UMTS
9 12 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (11.11%) PBX
10 11 (11.11%) VoIP
10 11 (11.11%) VSAT
11 10 (10.10%) WLAN
12 9 (9.09%) MPLS
12 9 (9.09%) xDSL
13 7 (7.07%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) eggPlant
General
1 73 (73.74%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Billing
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Designer
2 12 (12.12%) Network Manager
2 12 (12.12%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (12.12%) Senior Designer
3 11 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Test Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
6 8 (8.08%) Radio Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Customer Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Diagnostic Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) GSM Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (2.02%) JSON
2 2 (2.02%) RESTful
2 2 (2.02%) Swagger
2 2 (2.02%) WebSockets
2 2 (2.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.03%) Handset
4 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) IPTV
5 1 (1.01%) IVR
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) VMS
2 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Project Management
2 18 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (18.18%) High Availability
3 16 (16.16%) Capacity Management
4 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 12 (12.12%) Network Design
6 10 (10.10%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.10%) Requirements Management
7 7 (7.07%) Network Planning
7 7 (7.07%) Product Management
8 6 (6.06%) Defect Management
8 6 (6.06%) Demand Management
8 6 (6.06%) ITIL
8 6 (6.06%) Presales
8 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.05%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.05%) Service Management
9 5 (5.05%) Validation
10 4 (4.04%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) C
2 2 (2.02%) C++
2 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.01%) Python
3 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.04%) PMP
3 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
1 1 (1.01%) KVM
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Ansible
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Huawei
1 18 (18.18%) Nokia
2 14 (14.14%) Ericsson
3 8 (8.08%) Nortel
4 6 (6.06%) Actix
5 3 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (2.02%) Avaya
6 2 (2.02%) GENBAND
6 2 (2.02%) Mitel
6 2 (2.02%) Redknee
7 1 (1.01%) Empirix
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Velocent
7 1 (1.01%) VMware