The table below looks at the statistics for the RAN Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAN Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 860 866 877
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 20 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £52,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAN Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RAN Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAN Engineer within the UK.

RAN Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

RAN Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 +5 20 - - 2
South East -2 18 - - 2
Reading +17 16 - -
Berkshire +15 16 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited RAN Engineer in their job title 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 with RAN Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (92.59%) LTE
3 21 (77.78%) 3G
4 20 (74.07%) GSM
4 20 (74.07%) UMTS
5 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
6 18 (66.67%) Degree
7 16 (59.26%) Nortel
7 16 (59.26%) Ericsson
7 16 (59.26%) Nokia
7 16 (59.26%) Wireless
7 16 (59.26%) 2G
7 16 (59.26%) WiMAX
7 16 (59.26%) RNC
7 16 (59.26%) QA
8 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
8 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (37.04%) 4G
10 7 (25.93%) SLA
11 6 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (14.81%) Broadband
12 4 (14.81%) GPRS
12 4 (14.81%) LAN
12 4 (14.81%) 3GPP
12 4 (14.81%) WLAN
12 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (14.81%) Handset
12 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
12 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
13 2 (7.41%) C

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited RAN Engineer in their job title 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 with RAN Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (92.59%) LTE
3 21 (77.78%) 3G
4 20 (74.07%) GSM
4 20 (74.07%) UMTS
5 16 (59.26%) Wireless
5 16 (59.26%) 2G
5 16 (59.26%) WiMAX
5 16 (59.26%) RNC
6 10 (37.04%) 4G
7 4 (14.81%) WLAN
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) 3GPP
7 4 (14.81%) Broadband
7 4 (14.81%) GPRS
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
2 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
2 7 (25.93%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Nortel
1 16 (59.26%) Ericsson
1 16 (59.26%) Nokia
2 6 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei