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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 856 826 769
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -57
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 46 112 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 27
Average salary £43,750 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Radio Access Network Salary Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 21 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 3 July 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 -41 44 £43,750 -16.66% 6
South East -11 23 £53,000 +24.70% 3
Berkshire -16 19 £53,000 - 3
Slough +3 11 £40,000 - 1
East of England +4 9 £30,000 -33.33%
London -12 9 £75,000 +15.38%
Hertfordshire +2 8 £30,000 -40.00%
Brentford -7 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire -10 4 - -
Watford - 3 £30,000 -
South West -3 2 £43,750 - 1
Reading -18 2 £66,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Bracknell +13 1 - -
Bristol -20 1 £43,500 -
Harlow - 1 £140,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £44,000 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 82 (67.21%) Telecoms
2 75 (61.48%) 3G
3 65 (53.28%) LTE
4 63 (51.64%) 2G
5 60 (49.18%) 4G
6 54 (44.26%) GSM
7 52 (42.62%) UMTS
8 49 (40.16%) Degree
9 40 (32.79%) Ericsson
10 35 (28.69%) Wireless
11 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (21.31%) Nokia
13 25 (20.49%) SLA
14 24 (19.67%) RNC
15 23 (18.85%) WiMAX
16 19 (15.57%) Huawei
16 19 (15.57%) Nortel
16 19 (15.57%) MPLS
17 17 (13.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 17 (13.93%) Capacity Planning
18 16 (13.11%) Marketing
18 16 (13.11%) QA
18 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
19 15 (12.30%) Electronics
20 14 (11.48%) Ethernet
20 14 (11.48%) LAN
20 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
20 14 (11.48%) Data Centre
21 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
21 10 (8.20%) Capacity Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (4.92%) MS Office
1 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
1 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 75 (61.48%) 3G
2 65 (53.28%) LTE
3 63 (51.64%) 2G
4 60 (49.18%) 4G
5 54 (44.26%) GSM
6 52 (42.62%) UMTS
7 35 (28.69%) Wireless
8 24 (19.67%) RNC
9 23 (18.85%) WiMAX
10 19 (15.57%) MPLS
11 14 (11.48%) LAN
11 14 (11.48%) Ethernet
12 9 (7.38%) GPRS
13 8 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (4.10%) Firewall
14 5 (4.10%) BGP
14 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
14 5 (4.10%) DNS
14 5 (4.10%) VoLTE
15 4 (3.28%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Redis
3 1 (0.82%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 82 (67.21%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.11%) Marketing
3 15 (12.30%) Electronics
4 5 (4.10%) Finance
5 4 (3.28%) Back Office
5 4 (3.28%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.46%) Advertising
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Billing
7 2 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (11.48%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 13 (10.66%) Sales Manager
4 10 (8.20%) Technical Manager
5 8 (6.56%) Transmission Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.74%) Head of Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Author
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Author
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Writer
8 5 (4.10%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Designer
9 4 (3.28%) Product Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) XML
2 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.10%) Wiki
4 4 (3.28%) Statistics
5 3 (2.46%) Handset
6 2 (1.64%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.82%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.93%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (13.11%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (8.20%) Capacity Management
4 9 (7.38%) Performance Management
4 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.38%) Project Management
5 8 (6.56%) Network Architecture
6 7 (5.74%) Service Management
7 6 (4.92%) Validation
7 6 (4.92%) OpenUP
7 6 (4.92%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (4.10%) Fault Management
8 5 (4.10%) Content Management
8 5 (4.10%) SOA
8 5 (4.10%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.28%) Spectrum Management
9 4 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) C
2 4 (3.28%) SQL
3 3 (2.46%) C#
3 3 (2.46%) C++
3 3 (2.46%) Java
3 3 (2.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.28%) PMP
2 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.46%) CCNP
3 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) CISSP
4 2 (1.64%) MBA
4 2 (1.64%) CCSA
4 2 (1.64%) CCSE
5 1 (0.82%) RHCT
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.82%) MCITP
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.82%) CCIP
5 1 (0.82%) CCNA
5 1 (0.82%) MCSE
5 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.49%) SLA
2 16 (13.11%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.82%) Netcool
2 1 (0.82%) Nmap
2 1 (0.82%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Ericsson
2 26 (21.31%) Nokia
3 19 (15.57%) Nortel
3 19 (15.57%) Huawei
4 17 (13.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 9 (7.38%) Cisco
5 9 (7.38%) Amdocs
6 5 (4.10%) Perforce
7 4 (3.28%) BT
7 4 (3.28%) Cramer
7 4 (3.28%) Juniper
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle
8 3 (2.46%) F5
9 2 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.82%) VMware
10 1 (0.82%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
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