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 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 Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 881 930 877
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -53
Permanent jobs citing RNC 22 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.049% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £47,500 £28,825 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.78% -35.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £27,650 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+71.79% -37.86%

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% -

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 12 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 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 +42 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland +19 7 - -
Glasgow - 7 - -
Manchester - 7 - -
North West - 7 - -
South East - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) 3G
1 39 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 39 (100.00%) 2G
2 38 (97.44%) Wireless
2 38 (97.44%) WiMAX
2 38 (97.44%) Ericsson
2 38 (97.44%) GSM
2 38 (97.44%) UMTS
3 37 (94.87%) LTE
4 36 (92.31%) QA
4 36 (92.31%) Nokia
4 36 (92.31%) Degree
4 36 (92.31%) Nortel
5 31 (79.49%) Radio Access Network
6 29 (74.36%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (74.36%) Service Delivery
7 23 (58.97%) SLA
8 20 (51.28%) 4G
9 6 (15.38%) C
9 6 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (5.13%) GPON
10 2 (5.13%) HSPA
10 2 (5.13%) SDH
10 2 (5.13%) GPRS
10 2 (5.13%) CDMA2000
10 2 (5.13%) MPLS
10 2 (5.13%) DSL
10 2 (5.13%) Huawei
10 2 (5.13%) Network Planning
10 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi

RNC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) 3G
1 39 (100.00%) 2G
2 38 (97.44%) WiMAX
2 38 (97.44%) Wireless
2 38 (97.44%) GSM
2 38 (97.44%) UMTS
3 37 (94.87%) LTE
4 31 (79.49%) Radio Access Network
5 20 (51.28%) 4G
6 2 (5.13%) HSPA
6 2 (5.13%) GPON
6 2 (5.13%) GPRS
6 2 (5.13%) SDH
6 2 (5.13%) CDMA2000
6 2 (5.13%) MPLS
6 2 (5.13%) DSL
6 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) 3GPP
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
General
1 39 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) RAN Engineer
2 18 (46.15%) Wireless Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (74.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.13%) Network Planning
3 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 36 (92.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (92.31%) QA
2 23 (58.97%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Ericsson
2 36 (92.31%) Nokia
2 36 (92.31%) Nortel
3 6 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (5.13%) Huawei