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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 787 745 772
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 108 152 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 53
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £51,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
20229 18796 21974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.73% 17.24% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 15021 18058
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 2014 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 30 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 20 November 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
(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 -49 107 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South East -20 79 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +28 62 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Reading +23 49 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 17 - -
East of England -30 9 £61,000 +41.86%
London -9 8 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Hertfordshire -19 5 £40,000 -6.97%
Amersham - 5 - -
Borehamwood - 4 - -
Basingstoke +8 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Newbury +6 3 £60,000 +54.83%
Chesham -3 3 - -
Guildford -8 3 £60,000 -
Hampshire -13 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey -20 3 £60,000 -
Bristol -20 3 £24,000 - 1
South West -40 3 £24,000 -65.71% 1
Farnborough - 3 £60,000 -
Farnham - 3 £60,000 -
Luton - 3 £65,000 -
Slough - 3 £42,500 -
Southampton - 3 £60,000 -
Winchester - 3 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
North West -12 2 - -
Manchester -19 2 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £75,000 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 192 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 96 (37.50%) 3G
3 91 (35.55%) Degree
4 87 (33.98%) LTE
5 82 (32.03%) 4G
6 58 (22.66%) Project Management
7 54 (21.09%) Wireless
8 45 (17.58%) 2G
8 45 (17.58%) GSM
9 43 (16.80%) Ericsson
10 42 (16.41%) UMTS
11 40 (15.63%) Finance
12 35 (13.67%) Service Delivery
12 35 (13.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 34 (13.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (12.50%) Network Architecture
15 31 (12.11%) Business Development
16 30 (11.72%) Huawei
17 27 (10.55%) Marketing
17 27 (10.55%) Service Management
18 26 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (9.77%) ISO 14001
19 25 (9.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 25 (9.77%) Cloud Computing
20 23 (8.98%) Programme Management
20 23 (8.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 23 (8.98%) SLA
21 22 (8.59%) PRINCE2
21 22 (8.59%) PMP
21 22 (8.59%) PMI Certification

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (1.95%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.77%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (37.50%) 3G
2 87 (33.98%) LTE
3 82 (32.03%) 4G
4 54 (21.09%) Wireless
5 45 (17.58%) 2G
5 45 (17.58%) GSM
6 42 (16.41%) UMTS
7 18 (7.03%) SMS
7 18 (7.03%) LAN
7 18 (7.03%) Broadband
7 18 (7.03%) Internet
7 18 (7.03%) SS7
8 17 (6.64%) 3GPP
9 15 (5.86%) NGN
10 13 (5.08%) Ethernet
11 11 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (4.30%) MGW
12 9 (3.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (3.52%) RNC
13 8 (3.13%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.91%) Big Data
2 7 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.56%) MySQL
4 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 192 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 40 (15.63%) Finance
3 27 (10.55%) Marketing
4 22 (8.59%) Legal
5 15 (5.86%) Electronics
6 9 (3.52%) Billing
7 6 (2.34%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (1.95%) Banking
8 5 (1.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (8.98%) Network Manager
1 23 (8.98%) Business Development Executive
2 22 (8.59%) Network Operator
2 22 (8.59%) Architecture Manager
3 19 (7.42%) Programme Manager
4 18 (7.03%) RAN Engineer
5 17 (6.64%) Business Manager
6 16 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 15 (5.86%) Account Manager
7 15 (5.86%) Relationships Manager
8 13 (5.08%) Junior
9 12 (4.69%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.69%) Wireless Engineer
10 10 (3.91%) Consultant
10 10 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Databuild Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.39%) Ajax
2 1 (0.39%) jQuery
2 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.39%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.39%) CSS
2 1 (0.39%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.47%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.34%) Handset
6 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.08%) UNIX
2 9 (3.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.66%) Project Management
2 35 (13.67%) Service Delivery
3 34 (13.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 32 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 31 (12.11%) Business Development
6 27 (10.55%) Service Management
7 23 (8.98%) Programme Management
8 22 (8.59%) PRINCE2
8 22 (8.59%) Line Management
9 21 (8.20%) Coaching
9 21 (8.20%) CRM
9 21 (8.20%) Process Management
9 21 (8.20%) Six Sigma
10 20 (7.81%) Benchmarking
11 17 (6.64%) ITIL
12 16 (6.25%) Product Management
13 12 (4.69%) Incident Management
14 10 (3.91%) Performance Management
14 10 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.13%) SQL
2 7 (2.73%) Java
3 6 (2.34%) Perl
4 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.17%) PHP
5 3 (1.17%) C
6 2 (0.78%) C#
6 2 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 91 (35.55%) Degree
2 22 (8.59%) PMP
2 22 (8.59%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.56%) NVQ Level 3
4 4 (1.56%) NVQ Level 4
4 4 (1.56%) CCNP
5 3 (1.17%) CCNA
6 2 (0.78%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) CCIE
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CBAP
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) MCSA
7 1 (0.39%) RHCT
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.77%) ISO 14001
1 25 (9.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.98%) SLA
3 11 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Firmware
2 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.78%) KVM
3 1 (0.39%) Nmap
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Netcool
2 4 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (16.80%) Ericsson
2 35 (13.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 30 (11.72%) Huawei
4 23 (8.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 21 (8.20%) Nokia
6 10 (3.91%) Cisco
6 10 (3.91%) Nortel
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle
7 4 (1.56%) Cramer
7 4 (1.56%) VMware
7 4 (1.56%) Amdocs
7 4 (1.56%) Remedy
8 3 (1.17%) BT
8 3 (1.17%) F5
8 3 (1.17%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.17%) NetCracker
8 3 (1.17%) IBM
8 3 (1.17%) EMC
9 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
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