Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1144 1124 1184
Rank change year-on-year -20 +60 -24
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 39 42 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.025% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 59
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +37.50%
10th Percentile £33,500 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -26.67% +22.09% +7.50%

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 26,042 26,971 33,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.94% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,664 22,002 28,198
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Radio Access Network in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 6 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 23 May 2018. 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 -3 39 £45,000 -14.29% 5
UK excluding London -38 31 £38,500 -26.67% 3
South East -17 23 £57,500 +15.00% 1
London -3 8 £60,000 +4.35% 2
East of England - 5 £33,750 - 1
South West -17 3 £46,000 -26.40%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 30 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 13 (33.33%) 4G
3 10 (25.64%) 3G
4 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (17.95%) LTE
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Ericsson
5 7 (17.95%) Nokia
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (15.38%) Linux
6 6 (15.38%) GSM
6 6 (15.38%) Wireless
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
7 5 (12.82%) 2G
7 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
8 4 (10.26%) Network Security
8 4 (10.26%) Business Development
8 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.26%) OpenUP
8 4 (10.26%) Network Design
8 4 (10.26%) GPRS
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (10.26%) HNC
8 4 (10.26%) HND
8 4 (10.26%) UMTS
8 4 (10.26%) VoIP

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 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Maya
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) 4G
2 10 (25.64%) 3G
3 7 (17.95%) LTE
4 6 (15.38%) GSM
4 6 (15.38%) Wireless
5 5 (12.82%) 2G
6 4 (10.26%) GPRS
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 4 (10.26%) UMTS
6 4 (10.26%) VoIP
7 3 (7.69%) HTTP
8 2 (5.13%) RNC
9 1 (2.56%) Internet
9 1 (2.56%) PBX
9 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.56%) WAN
9 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 30 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Radio Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Service Design Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Network Performance Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) gRPC
1 3 (7.69%) JSON
1 3 (7.69%) Kafka
1 3 (7.69%) OAuth
1 3 (7.69%) OpenID
1 3 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
1 3 (7.69%) RAML
1 3 (7.69%) REST
1 3 (7.69%) Swagger
1 3 (7.69%) XMPP
1 3 (7.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (12.82%) Decision-Making
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.26%) Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Business Development
4 4 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (10.26%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) OpenUP
4 4 (10.26%) Presales
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Network Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C
2 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
2 2 (5.13%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) R
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) HNC
2 4 (10.26%) HND
3 3 (7.69%) PhD
4 2 (5.13%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.13%) PMP
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Netcool
1 2 (5.13%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Ericsson
1 7 (17.95%) Nokia
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Amdocs
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
4 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Huawei
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.56%) Nortel
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Sun