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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 817 838 758
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -80
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 86 102 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 34
Average salary £58,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-24.39% +13.88%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 26 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 17 April 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
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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 +17 75 £58,500 +17.00% 4
South East +6 45 £37,500 -18.91%
Berkshire +3 25 £37,500 -46.42%
Buckinghamshire +13 19 - -
London +10 14 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Manchester - 9 - - 1
North West - 9 - - 1
Reading -13 8 £25,000 -
Brentford - 8 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 7 - -
Scotland - 7 - -
Hammersmith -6 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Slough - 4 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
East of England +14 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Newbury +9 2 - -
Amersham +1 2 - -
Bracknell -1 2 - -
South West -28 2 £135,000 +172.72%
Wiltshire - 2 £135,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Hertfordshire -16 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 114 (71.70%) Telecoms
2 94 (59.12%) 3G
3 84 (52.83%) LTE
4 76 (47.80%) 2G
5 73 (45.91%) 4G
6 65 (40.88%) Degree
7 55 (34.59%) GSM
8 54 (33.96%) UMTS
9 46 (28.93%) Ericsson
10 41 (25.79%) Wireless
11 37 (23.27%) Nokia
12 33 (20.75%) WiMAX
12 33 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (19.50%) RNC
13 31 (19.50%) SLA
13 31 (19.50%) Service Delivery
14 30 (18.87%) Nortel
14 30 (18.87%) QA
15 22 (13.84%) MPLS
16 20 (12.58%) Ethernet
16 20 (12.58%) Capacity Planning
17 16 (10.06%) Capacity Management
17 16 (10.06%) Marketing
17 16 (10.06%) Huawei
17 16 (10.06%) Project Management
18 14 (8.81%) Electronics
18 14 (8.81%) Validation
18 14 (8.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 13 (8.18%) Service Management
20 12 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 94 (59.12%) 3G
2 84 (52.83%) LTE
3 76 (47.80%) 2G
4 73 (45.91%) 4G
5 55 (34.59%) GSM
6 54 (33.96%) UMTS
7 41 (25.79%) Wireless
8 33 (20.75%) WiMAX
9 31 (19.50%) RNC
10 22 (13.84%) MPLS
11 20 (12.58%) Ethernet
12 11 (6.92%) GPRS
13 8 (5.03%) LAN
14 6 (3.77%) SDH
15 5 (3.14%) BGP
15 5 (3.14%) HSDPA
16 4 (2.52%) Firewall
16 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (2.52%) DNS
16 4 (2.52%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.63%) Redis
4 1 (0.63%) Infinispan
General
1 114 (71.70%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.06%) Marketing
3 14 (8.81%) Electronics
4 8 (5.03%) Finance
5 5 (3.14%) Advertising
5 5 (3.14%) Games
6 4 (2.52%) Back Office
6 4 (2.52%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.89%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.01%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (6.92%) Wireless Engineer
2 11 (6.92%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (6.92%) Transmission Planning Engineer
2 11 (6.92%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 9 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (5.66%) Service Manager
4 8 (5.03%) Sales Manager
4 8 (5.03%) Technical Manager
4 8 (5.03%) Designer
5 7 (4.40%) Technical Leader
5 7 (4.40%) 3G Engineer
5 7 (4.40%) Architecture Manager
5 7 (4.40%) Head of Capacity Planning
5 7 (4.40%) Network Manager
5 7 (4.40%) Project Manager
6 6 (3.77%) Account Manager
6 6 (3.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (3.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) Web Services
2 5 (3.14%) Ajax
2 5 (3.14%) jQuery
2 5 (3.14%) HTML
2 5 (3.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.14%) Classic ASP
2 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.14%) CSS
3 4 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.52%) Wiki
3 4 (2.52%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.52%) GIS
3 4 (2.52%) Statistics
4 3 (1.89%) Handset
5 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.26%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.03%) Linux
2 6 (3.77%) UNIX
3 3 (1.89%) Windows
4 2 (1.26%) Android
4 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.26%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.50%) Service Delivery
2 20 (12.58%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (10.06%) Capacity Management
3 16 (10.06%) Project Management
4 14 (8.81%) Validation
5 13 (8.18%) Service Management
6 12 (7.55%) Network Architecture
6 12 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (6.29%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.29%) Performance Management
8 9 (5.66%) OpenUP
9 8 (5.03%) Product Management
9 8 (5.03%) ITIL
10 7 (4.40%) Fault Management
10 7 (4.40%) Network Management
10 7 (4.40%) Line Management
11 6 (3.77%) Strategic Planning
11 6 (3.77%) Change Management
12 5 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.92%) C
2 8 (5.03%) Perl
3 7 (4.40%) SQL
3 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.14%) VB
4 5 (3.14%) C#
4 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.14%) VB6
5 1 (0.63%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (40.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) NVQ Level 3
2 5 (3.14%) NVQ Level 4
3 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.52%) HND
3 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.89%) CCNP
5 2 (1.26%) PMP
5 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.26%) MBA
5 2 (1.26%) CCSA
5 2 (1.26%) CCSE
5 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) CISSP
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.63%) RHCT
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.50%) SLA
2 30 (18.87%) QA
3 5 (3.14%) ISO 14001
3 5 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Firmware
2 2 (1.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.63%) Nmap
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (28.93%) Ericsson
2 37 (23.27%) Nokia
3 30 (18.87%) Nortel
4 16 (10.06%) Huawei
5 14 (8.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 9 (5.66%) BT
7 7 (4.40%) Amdocs
7 7 (4.40%) Cisco
8 5 (3.14%) Oracle
9 4 (2.52%) Cramer
9 4 (2.52%) Perforce
9 4 (2.52%) VMware
10 3 (1.89%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.89%) Juniper
10 3 (1.89%) F5
10 3 (1.89%) Ciena
11 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.26%) Mapinfo
11 2 (1.26%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + min 18% bonus + car allow + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum + gain experience working with VoLTE
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Amdocs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago