Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1141 1120 1229
Rank change year-on-year -21 +109 -112
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 57 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 38
UK median annual salary £55,000 £77,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% +87.88% -31.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £46,750 £34,725
90th Percentile £90,000 £132,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £77,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -40.65% +93.75% -33.33%

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 26,872 29,048 34,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.62% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,677 23,596 28,913
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -22 55 £55,000 -29.03% 8
UK excluding London -33 45 £46,000 -40.65% 7
South East -2 36 £55,000 -38.89% 5
London -11 7 £62,500 -19.35% 1
East of England -4 5 £33,750 -38.64% 1
South West +7 3 £46,000 -26.40%
Midlands - 1 £35,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £35,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 43 (75.44%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.81%) 4G
3 12 (21.05%) 3G
4 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.30%) Network Design
4 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 10 (17.54%) LTE
6 9 (15.79%) C
6 9 (15.79%) Linux
6 9 (15.79%) Service Management
6 9 (15.79%) Analytics
7 8 (14.04%) VoLTE
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL V3
7 8 (14.04%) Presales
7 8 (14.04%) Wireless
7 8 (14.04%) Unix
7 8 (14.04%) Product Management
8 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
8 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
9 6 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.53%) Nokia
9 6 (10.53%) ITSM
9 6 (10.53%) SS7
9 6 (10.53%) Android
9 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
9 6 (10.53%) Network Security

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 (3.51%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) 4G
2 12 (21.05%) 3G
3 10 (17.54%) LTE
4 8 (14.04%) VoLTE
4 8 (14.04%) Wireless
5 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
6 6 (10.53%) Network Security
6 6 (10.53%) SS7
7 5 (8.77%) 2G
7 5 (8.77%) GSM
8 4 (7.02%) VoIP
9 3 (5.26%) 5G
9 3 (5.26%) RNC
9 3 (5.26%) UMTS
9 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
10 2 (3.51%) GPRS
11 1 (1.75%) DVB
11 1 (1.75%) PBX
11 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
1 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
General
1 43 (75.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Change Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Core Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) IP Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms Manager
3 6 (10.53%) VoLTE Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Network Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Solutions Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Presales Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.53%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
1 11 (19.30%) Network Design
2 9 (15.79%) Analytics
2 9 (15.79%) Service Management
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL V3
3 8 (14.04%) Presales
3 8 (14.04%) Product Management
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.53%) ITSM
4 6 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security
5 5 (8.77%) Network Planning
5 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) C
2 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.51%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) R
3 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CISM
4 3 (5.26%) CISSP
5 2 (3.51%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) HNC
5 2 (3.51%) HND
5 2 (3.51%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Nokia
2 5 (8.77%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.51%) Amdocs
3 2 (3.51%) Huawei
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Remedy
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) BT
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.75%) NEC
4 1 (1.75%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (1.75%) Nortel
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat