The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 875 894 902
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing RNC 29 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.064% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.89%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -31.25%

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
20011 18888 22906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.22% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16163 14852 19064
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RNC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RNC
Salary Trend

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

RNC Salary Trend in the UK

RNC
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 +21 29 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Berkshire +32 26 £47,500 - 3
South East +18 26 £47,500 - 3
Reading - 23 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

RNC
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RNC 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 RNC.

1 32 (100.00%) 3G
1 32 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 32 (100.00%) 2G
2 30 (93.75%) LTE
3 29 (90.63%) GSM
3 29 (90.63%) UMTS
3 29 (90.63%) Nortel
3 29 (90.63%) Ericsson
3 29 (90.63%) Nokia
3 29 (90.63%) Wireless
3 29 (90.63%) WiMAX
3 29 (90.63%) QA
4 27 (84.38%) Degree
5 23 (71.88%) Service Delivery
5 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (43.75%) SLA
8 8 (25.00%) 4G
9 5 (15.63%) C
9 5 (15.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (6.25%) Groovy
11 1 (3.13%) ATM
11 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.13%) Validation
11 1 (3.13%) Huawei
11 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) Network Management

RNC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RNC 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 RNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) 3G
1 32 (100.00%) 2G
2 30 (93.75%) LTE
3 29 (90.63%) Wireless
3 29 (90.63%) WiMAX
3 29 (90.63%) GSM
3 29 (90.63%) UMTS
4 16 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (25.00%) 4G
6 1 (3.13%) ATM
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
General
1 32 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Wireless Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) RAN Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
2 1 (3.13%) Network Management
2 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (90.63%) QA
2 14 (43.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Nortel
1 29 (90.63%) Ericsson
1 29 (90.63%) Nokia
2 5 (15.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.13%) Huawei