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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 873 884 867
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing RNC 23 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.052% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,250 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%

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
20182 19109 22687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.25% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16137 15264 18679
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 £65,000 £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 24 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
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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 +6 23 £47,500 -
Berkshire +46 21 £47,500 -
South East +22 21 £47,500 -
Reading - 18 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (100.00%) 3G
1 27 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 27 (100.00%) 2G
2 25 (92.59%) LTE
3 23 (85.19%) QA
3 23 (85.19%) Wireless
3 23 (85.19%) WiMAX
3 23 (85.19%) GSM
3 23 (85.19%) UMTS
3 23 (85.19%) Nortel
3 23 (85.19%) Ericsson
3 23 (85.19%) Nokia
4 21 (77.78%) Degree
5 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (70.37%) Service Delivery
6 12 (44.44%) SLA
7 11 (40.74%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (22.22%) 4G
9 4 (14.81%) C
10 3 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (7.41%) Groovy
11 2 (7.41%) Validation
12 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
12 1 (3.70%) Handset
12 1 (3.70%) Huawei
12 1 (3.70%) Java EE
12 1 (3.70%) Maven
12 1 (3.70%) Subversion
12 1 (3.70%) MKS
12 1 (3.70%) C++

RNC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) 3G
1 27 (100.00%) 2G
2 25 (92.59%) LTE
3 23 (85.19%) WiMAX
3 23 (85.19%) Wireless
3 23 (85.19%) GSM
3 23 (85.19%) UMTS
4 11 (40.74%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (22.22%) 4G
6 1 (3.70%) ATM
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
6 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) TestLink
General
1 27 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Wireless Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) RAN Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) Validation
3 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
3 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
3 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
3 1 (3.70%) UML
3 1 (3.70%) OO
3 1 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (85.19%) QA
2 12 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Nortel
1 23 (85.19%) Ericsson
1 23 (85.19%) Nokia
2 3 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.70%) MKS
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei