Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1155 1119
Rank change year-on-year +33 -36 +95
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 26 55 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 44 57
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.00% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £34,700 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £88,500 £130,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 24,095 27,822 31,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 15.63% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,018 22,616 26,185
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +27 26 £57,500 +4.55% 3
UK excluding London +18 24 £57,500 +4.55% 3
South East +9 15 - - 3
East of England +42 8 £57,500 -11.54%
London +38 1 £70,000 -9.68%
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 13 (50.00%) GSM
3 12 (46.15%) LTE
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Huawei
4 7 (26.92%) UMTS
4 7 (26.92%) Nokia
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 6 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (19.23%) 5G
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) 4G
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
6 5 (19.23%) GPRS
6 5 (19.23%) 2G
6 5 (19.23%) MS Access
6 5 (19.23%) 3G
7 4 (15.38%) WCDMA
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) ITSM
7 4 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) HSPA
7 4 (15.38%) Actix
7 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 4 (15.38%) High Availability

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) GSM
2 12 (46.15%) LTE
3 7 (26.92%) UMTS
4 5 (19.23%) 2G
4 5 (19.23%) 3G
4 5 (19.23%) 4G
4 5 (19.23%) 5G
4 5 (19.23%) GPRS
5 4 (15.38%) HSPA
5 4 (15.38%) WCDMA
5 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MS Access
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) git-flow
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Change Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Performance Manager
2 5 (19.23%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Principal Security Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Radio Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Product Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) D3.js
1 2 (7.69%) Google Chart
1 2 (7.69%) Google Maps API
1 2 (7.69%) React
1 2 (7.69%) React Native
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) ITSM
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) ES6
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Huawei
1 7 (26.92%) Nokia
2 4 (15.38%) Actix
3 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (3.85%) Samsung