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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 833 828 738
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -90
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 63 104 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.52% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 33
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.60%

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
19013 20183 20793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.09% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15223 16169 16792
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 25 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 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 55 £37,500 -20.63% 5
South East -6 30 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Berkshire -6 21 £37,500 -47.55% 3
London +25 11 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 8 - -
Slough - 7 £37,500 - 2
Hammersmith -1 5 £37,500 -44.44%
Brentford -4 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Reading -16 5 £45,500 - 1
Manchester - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
East of England +11 4 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -8 4 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Bracknell +12 2 - -
South West -13 2 £43,750 -11.61%
Amersham +1 1 - -
Bristol -13 1 £43,500 -12.12%
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £44,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 100 (71.94%) Telecoms
2 83 (59.71%) 3G
3 75 (53.96%) LTE
4 70 (50.36%) 2G
5 64 (46.04%) 4G
6 55 (39.57%) Degree
7 54 (38.85%) GSM
8 52 (37.41%) UMTS
9 42 (30.22%) Ericsson
10 35 (25.18%) Wireless
11 33 (23.74%) Nokia
12 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (20.14%) WiMAX
13 28 (20.14%) SLA
14 27 (19.42%) RNC
15 24 (17.27%) Nortel
16 23 (16.55%) QA
17 21 (15.11%) Service Delivery
17 21 (15.11%) MPLS
18 19 (13.67%) Ethernet
18 19 (13.67%) Huawei
18 19 (13.67%) Capacity Planning
19 15 (10.79%) Capacity Management
20 14 (10.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
21 13 (9.35%) Marketing
21 13 (9.35%) Electronics
22 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
22 12 (8.63%) Performance Management
23 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
23 11 (7.91%) GPRS

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 83 (59.71%) 3G
2 75 (53.96%) LTE
3 70 (50.36%) 2G
4 64 (46.04%) 4G
5 54 (38.85%) GSM
6 52 (37.41%) UMTS
7 35 (25.18%) Wireless
8 28 (20.14%) WiMAX
9 27 (19.42%) RNC
10 21 (15.11%) MPLS
11 19 (13.67%) Ethernet
12 11 (7.91%) GPRS
13 10 (7.19%) LAN
14 6 (4.32%) SDH
14 6 (4.32%) Firewall
14 6 (4.32%) BGP
15 5 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (3.60%) DNS
15 5 (3.60%) HSDPA
15 5 (3.60%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Redis
3 1 (0.72%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
General
1 100 (71.94%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.35%) Electronics
2 13 (9.35%) Marketing
3 5 (3.60%) Finance
4 4 (2.88%) Back Office
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 4 (2.88%) Billing
4 4 (2.88%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (22.30%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (9.35%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 10 (7.19%) Transmission Engineer
3 10 (7.19%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 10 (7.19%) Technical Manager
4 9 (6.47%) Sales Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Designer
6 7 (5.04%) Head of Capacity Planning
6 7 (5.04%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Technical Leader
7 6 (4.32%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (4.32%) Architect
7 6 (4.32%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Author
8 5 (3.60%) Technical Author
8 5 (3.60%) Technical Writer
8 5 (3.60%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) Web Services
2 4 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.16%) Classic ASP
3 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.16%) CSS
3 3 (2.16%) XML
3 3 (2.16%) Ajax
3 3 (2.16%) jQuery
3 3 (2.16%) HTML
4 1 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.19%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.60%) Wiki
5 4 (2.88%) GIS
5 4 (2.88%) Statistics
6 3 (2.16%) Handset
6 3 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.44%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Linux
2 5 (3.60%) UNIX
3 3 (2.16%) Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.11%) Service Delivery
2 19 (13.67%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (10.79%) Capacity Management
4 12 (8.63%) Performance Management
5 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.19%) Project Management
6 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.47%) OpenUP
8 8 (5.76%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.76%) Service Management
8 8 (5.76%) Validation
9 7 (5.04%) Fault Management
10 6 (4.32%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (3.60%) Content Management
11 5 (3.60%) ITIL
11 5 (3.60%) CRM
11 5 (3.60%) SOA
11 5 (3.60%) Performance Engineering
12 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) C
2 6 (4.32%) Perl
2 6 (4.32%) SQL
3 5 (3.60%) C#
4 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.16%) VB6
5 3 (2.16%) VB
6 2 (1.44%) C++
6 2 (1.44%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (39.57%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.88%) CCNP
3 4 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.16%) HND
4 3 (2.16%) CCSA
4 3 (2.16%) CCSE
4 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) CISSP
5 2 (1.44%) PMP
5 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.44%) MBA
6 1 (0.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.72%) MCSA
6 1 (0.72%) CCIP
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) RHCT
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.72%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.14%) SLA
2 23 (16.55%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.72%) Nmap
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) Ericsson
2 33 (23.74%) Nokia
3 24 (17.27%) Nortel
4 19 (13.67%) Huawei
5 14 (10.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 10 (7.19%) Cisco
7 9 (6.47%) BT
8 8 (5.76%) Amdocs
9 5 (3.60%) Perforce
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (2.88%) Juniper
10 4 (2.88%) Cramer
10 4 (2.88%) F5
11 3 (2.16%) Ciena
11 3 (2.16%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.16%) Greenplum
11 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.72%) Intel
12 1 (0.72%) VMware
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Telefonica
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: £49 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Borehamwood
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £66000 per annum + Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago