Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 651 1034 1150
Rank change year-on-year +383 +116 +20
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 29 47 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.034% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.22% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 5
Median annual salary £32,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.48% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £54,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £54,750 £100,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -43.48% +15.00% -9.09%

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 7,471 21,291 24,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.29% 15.54% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,948 16,347 19,238
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in the UK

Radio Access Network
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Radio Access Network.

Salary trend for Radio Access Network in the UK

Radio Access Network
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Radio Access Network over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Radio Access Network in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 13 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 21 October 2020. 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 +359 28 £32,500 -43.48% 4
UK excluding London +308 27 £32,500 -43.48% 4
South East +197 7 £55,000 -21.43% 3
East of England +144 6 £32,500 -43.48%
North of England - 6 - -
Midlands - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
London +265 2 - -
South West +112 2 £47,500 -15.56% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
3 12 (41.38%) 3G
3 12 (41.38%) 4G
4 11 (37.93%) Huawei
5 10 (34.48%) Nokia
5 10 (34.48%) 5G
6 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) 2G
7 8 (27.59%) Ericsson
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
9 6 (20.69%) Project Governance
9 6 (20.69%) Matrix Management
10 5 (17.24%) LTE
10 5 (17.24%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (17.24%) Validation
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (17.24%) GSM
10 5 (17.24%) Project Delivery
11 4 (13.79%) HNC
11 4 (13.79%) HND
11 4 (13.79%) CCNA
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco
11 4 (13.79%) Nortel
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (13.79%) Network Planning
12 3 (10.34%) Network Design

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) 3G
1 12 (41.38%) 4G
2 10 (34.48%) 5G
3 8 (27.59%) 2G
4 5 (17.24%) GSM
4 5 (17.24%) LTE
5 3 (10.34%) UTRAN
5 3 (10.34%) Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
6 2 (6.90%) ATM
6 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.90%) SDH
7 1 (3.45%) Broadband
7 1 (3.45%) RNC
7 1 (3.45%) WCDMA
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
1 9 (31.03%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Principal Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Radio Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) RAN Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.45%) Microwave Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) ODBC
1 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) GPGPU
2 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) PACS
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.45%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Matrix Management
2 6 (20.69%) Project Governance
3 5 (17.24%) Project Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (13.79%) Network Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Contract Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Storytelling
6 2 (6.90%) Line Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) VB
1 3 (10.34%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) HNC
2 4 (13.79%) HND
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Huawei
2 10 (34.48%) Nokia
3 8 (27.59%) Ericsson
4 5 (17.24%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Nortel
6 3 (10.34%) Arqiva
6 3 (10.34%) BT
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) VMware