Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Radio Access Network skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Radio Access Network over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1135 1123 1199
Rank change year-on-year -12 +76 -125
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 53 100 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.053% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 42
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £48,000 £38,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £130,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -12.50%

Radio Access Network is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28017 32111 36287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 16.97% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22671 26276 30038
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Radio Access Network as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network 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.

Salary trend for Radio Access Network in the UK

Radio Access Network
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Radio Access Network in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 51 £60,000 -4.00% 2
UK excluding London -20 32 £55,000 - 1
South East +12 28 £55,000 -42.11% 1
London +12 16 £77,500 +10.71% 1
East of England -12 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Midlands +39 1 £35,500 -11.25%
West Midlands +21 1 £35,500 -11.25%
South West +3 1 £48,000 -12.73%

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 39 (73.58%) Telecoms
2 27 (50.94%) Ethernet
3 19 (35.85%) Network Design
3 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.96%) LTE
5 17 (32.08%) VoLTE
6 15 (28.30%) Linux
7 14 (26.42%) C
7 14 (26.42%) SS7
7 14 (26.42%) Unix
7 14 (26.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (26.42%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
7 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
7 14 (26.42%) Android
7 14 (26.42%) Smartphone
8 12 (22.64%) XMPP
8 12 (22.64%) AMQP
8 12 (22.64%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (22.64%) Sigfox
8 12 (22.64%) Internet of Things
8 12 (22.64%) MQTT
8 12 (22.64%) IBM
9 10 (18.87%) 3G
9 10 (18.87%) Wireless
10 9 (16.98%) BGP
10 9 (16.98%) IPv4
11 8 (15.09%) 4G
12 7 (13.21%) Internet

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Ethernet
2 18 (33.96%) LTE
3 17 (32.08%) VoLTE
4 14 (26.42%) SS7
5 12 (22.64%) AMQP
5 12 (22.64%) MQTT
6 10 (18.87%) 3G
6 10 (18.87%) Wireless
7 9 (16.98%) BGP
7 9 (16.98%) IPv4
8 8 (15.09%) 4G
9 7 (13.21%) Internet
10 5 (9.43%) IPv6
11 4 (7.55%) 2G
12 3 (5.66%) 5G
12 3 (5.66%) Network Security
13 2 (3.77%) 3GPP
13 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.89%) GSM
14 1 (1.89%) UMTS
General
1 39 (73.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Architect
2 14 (26.42%) Core Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) IP Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) IP Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) VoLTE Engineer
3 12 (22.64%) Systems Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Change Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Messaging Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Systems Architect
6 4 (7.55%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Presales Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Junior
7 3 (5.66%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) XMPP
2 3 (5.66%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
1 14 (26.42%) Smartphone
2 12 (22.64%) Internet of Things
3 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Android
2 14 (26.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Network Design
2 14 (26.42%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (26.42%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (26.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (13.21%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Business Development
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) ITSM
4 6 (11.32%) Product Management
4 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (11.32%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Analytics
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.43%) Presales
6 4 (7.55%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (7.55%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (5.66%) Network Planning
7 3 (5.66%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) CISM
5 2 (3.77%) CISSP
5 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) IBM
1 12 (22.64%) Sigfox
2 1 (1.89%) BT
2 1 (1.89%) Huawei
2 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
2 1 (1.89%) NEC
2 1 (1.89%) Nokia