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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 877 891 903
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 49 67 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.063% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 33
Median salary £56,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%

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
16918 19092 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.86% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14021 15301 16164
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 20 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 25 May 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 +8 43 £57,500 +53.33% 4
London +6 15 £72,500 +3.57%
South West +21 12 £55,000 +25.71%
Bristol +19 11 £48,750 +12.06%
South East -8 8 £77,500 +106.66% 1
East of England +35 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire -2 6 £77,500 +106.66%
Hertfordshire +21 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Slough -4 5 £77,500 +106.66%
Watford - 5 £45,000 -
Hampshire +16 2 - - 1
Basingstoke -3 2 - -
City of London - 2 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £56,250 -
Solihull - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
Reading +15 1 £57,500 +26.37%
St Ives - 1 £55,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 64 (73.56%) Telecoms
2 38 (43.68%) GSM
3 29 (33.33%) LTE
4 24 (27.59%) Project Management
4 24 (27.59%) Wireless
5 21 (24.14%) Degree
6 19 (21.84%) WLAN
6 19 (21.84%) xDSL
7 18 (20.69%) VoIP
8 17 (19.54%) Nokia
8 17 (19.54%) 2G
8 17 (19.54%) 4G
9 16 (18.39%) Product Management
9 16 (18.39%) 3G
10 15 (17.24%) PBX
10 15 (17.24%) WCDMA
10 15 (17.24%) Huawei
10 15 (17.24%) High Availability
11 13 (14.94%) Capacity Management
12 12 (13.79%) TDMA
12 12 (13.79%) 3GPP
12 12 (13.79%) UMTS
12 12 (13.79%) DVB
13 11 (12.64%) Network Design
14 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (11.49%) VSAT
14 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.49%) Wireshark
14 10 (11.49%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 9 (10.34%) Finance

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 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (43.68%) GSM
2 29 (33.33%) LTE
3 24 (27.59%) Wireless
4 19 (21.84%) WLAN
4 19 (21.84%) xDSL
5 18 (20.69%) VoIP
6 17 (19.54%) 2G
6 17 (19.54%) 4G
7 16 (18.39%) 3G
8 15 (17.24%) PBX
8 15 (17.24%) WCDMA
9 12 (13.79%) 3GPP
9 12 (13.79%) DVB
9 12 (13.79%) TDMA
9 12 (13.79%) UMTS
10 10 (11.49%) VSAT
10 10 (11.49%) Wireshark
11 9 (10.34%) MPLS
12 8 (9.20%) GPRS
13 6 (6.90%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) eggPlant
General
1 64 (73.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.34%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Billing
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Network Manager
2 12 (13.79%) Designer
3 11 (12.64%) Network Operations Manager
3 11 (12.64%) RAN Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) GSM Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Designer
4 10 (11.49%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Field Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Mobile Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Radio Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Telephony Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) JSON
2 2 (2.30%) RESTful
2 2 (2.30%) Swagger
2 2 (2.30%) WebSockets
2 2 (2.30%) XMPP
3 1 (1.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.15%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Handset
3 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) IPTV
4 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 16 (18.39%) Product Management
3 15 (17.24%) High Availability
4 13 (14.94%) Capacity Management
5 11 (12.64%) Network Design
6 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (11.49%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.34%) Requirements Management
8 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.90%) Defect Management
9 6 (6.90%) Demand Management
10 5 (5.75%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) Network Planning
11 4 (4.60%) Business Development
11 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.60%) Fault Management
11 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.60%) Network Management
11 4 (4.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) C
2 2 (2.30%) C++
2 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.75%) PMP
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Nokia
2 15 (17.24%) Huawei
3 9 (10.34%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.60%) Actix
4 4 (4.60%) Nortel
5 3 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.15%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
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