As India and other countries take concrete steps to adopt 5G, the number of 5G-related job postings by telecom companies jumped 65 percent last month, from 5,265 jobs in January to 8,667 in July, a report said on Wednesday.
According to GlobalData’s analysis of 175 companies globally, active job vacancies increased by 46 percent during the same period, while job closings increased by 75 percent.
Reliance Jio is hiring to “Lead 5G Core & Cloud Architecture” to support diverse use cases and core products for 5G.
Vodafone Idea’s announcement for ‘AGM-Practice Lead-Smart Mobility’ is a smart mobility vertical and must be experienced in 5G connected cars and electric vehicles.
“India’s 5G spectrum auction has ended with Reliance Jio emerging as the top bidder along with Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Adani Group. Bharti Airtel plans to launch 5G services in India by the end of August,” said business fundamentals analyst Sherla Sriprada. at GlobalData.
Major players such as Ericsson, China Telecom, Deutsche Telekom and American Tower have discussed CapEx and investment around 5G production in 2022.
Several tech companies are looking to hire engineers to develop 5G use cases.
“For jobs like network management, testing and software development, firms hire experts in areas like infrastructure development, equipment, network operations and spectrum services,” Sriprada added.
Apple has also advertised roles at the 5G protocol layer and is hiring for an “RF Systems Architect” responsible for identifying and researching emerging 6G spectrum policies, use cases and trends for 6G radios.
Nokia has also opened a 5G Industry Incubation Lab in South Australia and announced the role of ‘Graduate Technology Engineer’.
“It’s not just 5G investments that companies are looking at, they’ve also shown interest in 6G investments and related roles,” Sriprada said.
From January 2022 to July 2022, more than 130 jobs have been announced as 6G based job search.
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