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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 854 909 828
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -81
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 58 66 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.061% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.36% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 76
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,600 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £53,750 £57,250
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -6.11%

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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 +50 56 £67,500 +22.72%
South East +22 38 £110,000 +100.00%
Berkshire +11 29 £110,000 +29.41%
Slough +19 12 £110,000 +29.41%
East of England +29 9 £42,500 +41.66%
Reading +15 8 £65,000 +18.18%
Hertfordshire +23 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Watford +8 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Buckinghamshire +5 7 - -
London +45 5 £66,250 +6.00%
South West - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey +27 2 - -
Leatherhead -5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £51,250 -
Amersham -1 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £29,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
North West - 1 £29,500 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 80 (73.39%) Telecoms
2 44 (40.37%) 4G
3 43 (39.45%) 3G
4 31 (28.44%) LTE
5 29 (26.61%) Degree
6 25 (22.94%) Wireless
7 23 (21.10%) VoIP
8 20 (18.35%) GSM
8 20 (18.35%) Project Management
9 18 (16.51%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (15.60%) Presales
10 17 (15.60%) 2G
11 16 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (13.76%) Marketing
13 14 (12.84%) Huawei
13 14 (12.84%) Finance
13 14 (12.84%) High Availability
13 14 (12.84%) Analytics
14 13 (11.93%) Capacity Management
14 13 (11.93%) VoLTE
14 13 (11.93%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (11.93%) Legal
14 13 (11.93%) IPTV
14 13 (11.93%) Business Development
14 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
14 13 (11.93%) PBX
14 13 (11.93%) WCDMA
15 12 (11.01%) Ericsson
15 12 (11.01%) Nokia

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 (2.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (40.37%) 4G
2 43 (39.45%) 3G
3 31 (28.44%) LTE
4 25 (22.94%) Wireless
5 23 (21.10%) VoIP
6 20 (18.35%) GSM
7 18 (16.51%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (15.60%) 2G
9 13 (11.93%) PBX
9 13 (11.93%) VoLTE
9 13 (11.93%) WCDMA
10 12 (11.01%) 5G
10 12 (11.01%) NGN
11 11 (10.09%) 3GPP
11 11 (10.09%) Value-Added Service
11 11 (10.09%) Wireshark
12 9 (8.26%) DVB
12 9 (8.26%) TDMA
13 7 (6.42%) Broadband
13 7 (6.42%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) Big Data
2 4 (3.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) eggPlant
General
1 80 (73.39%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.76%) Marketing
3 14 (12.84%) Finance
4 13 (11.93%) Legal
5 9 (8.26%) Law
6 3 (2.75%) Billing
7 2 (1.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.92%) Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (11.93%) Network Engineer
1 13 (11.93%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (11.01%) Designer
3 11 (10.09%) Radio Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Senior Designer
5 9 (8.26%) Procurement Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Diagnostic Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) OSS Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) LTE Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Mobile Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Radio Design Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) 3G Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) JSON
1 2 (1.83%) RESTful
1 2 (1.83%) Swagger
1 2 (1.83%) WebSockets
1 2 (1.83%) XML
1 2 (1.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) IPTV
3 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.01%) Internet of Things
4 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.50%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) IVR
8 1 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) VMS
2 1 (0.92%) CoreOS
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Project Management
2 17 (15.60%) Presales
3 16 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (12.84%) Analytics
4 14 (12.84%) High Availability
5 13 (11.93%) Business Development
5 13 (11.93%) Capacity Management
5 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
6 12 (11.01%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (9.17%) Network Design
8 9 (8.26%) Validation
9 8 (7.34%) Supplier Management
10 7 (6.42%) Product Management
11 6 (5.50%) Network Planning
11 6 (5.50%) Requirements Management
11 6 (5.50%) Service Management
12 5 (4.59%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Network Architecture
12 5 (4.59%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) MATLAB
1 4 (3.67%) VB
2 3 (2.75%) Python
3 2 (1.83%) C
3 2 (1.83%) C++
4 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.59%) PMP
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.92%) MBA
3 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
1 1 (0.92%) KVM
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ansible
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Huawei
2 12 (11.01%) Ericsson
2 12 (11.01%) Nokia
3 8 (7.34%) Nortel
4 6 (5.50%) Actix
5 4 (3.67%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.83%) Avaya
6 2 (1.83%) Empirix
6 2 (1.83%) GENBAND
6 2 (1.83%) Mitel
6 2 (1.83%) Redknee
6 2 (1.83%) Velocent
7 1 (0.92%) HP
7 1 (0.92%) VMware