Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1148 1147 1182
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 -3
Permanent jobs citing Radio Access Network 21 54 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.030% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 63
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £42,975 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £71,625 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% +2.86%

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 25,452 28,141 33,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.88% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,115 22,864 27,411
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -20 21 £60,000 +9.09% 6
UK excluding London +9 16 £48,000 -8.57% 6
South East +5 13 £57,500 +15.00% 3
London +22 5 £60,000 -17.24%
East of England +12 2 £32,500 -50.00% 1
South West - 1 £48,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 6 (28.57%) 4G
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) 3G
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (19.05%) LTE
6 4 (19.05%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) ITSM
6 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
6 4 (19.05%) Nokia
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) PhD
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) 2G
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) Google
7 3 (14.29%) Network Design
7 3 (14.29%) XMPP

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 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) 4G
2 5 (23.81%) 3G
3 4 (19.05%) 2G
3 4 (19.05%) GSM
3 4 (19.05%) LTE
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) UMTS
5 2 (9.52%) GPRS
6 1 (4.76%) 5G
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Change Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Performance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Radio Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) gRPC
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) Kafka
1 3 (14.29%) OAuth
1 3 (14.29%) OpenID
1 3 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers
1 3 (14.29%) RAML
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) Swagger
1 3 (14.29%) XMPP
1 3 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) Network Design
6 3 (14.29%) OpenUP
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (4.76%) Presales
8 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) PhD
3 3 (14.29%) HNC
3 3 (14.29%) HND
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool
1 2 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
1 4 (19.05%) Nokia
2 3 (14.29%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (4.76%) Nortel
3 1 (4.76%) Sun