The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 223 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 1.46% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 20
Average salary £29,000 £47,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.94% +40.74%
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.00%
Handset
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 2199 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.24% 38.03% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1508 1578
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Berkshire region.

Handset Salary Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 1 £29,000 -38.94%
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Broadband
2 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 9 (36.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (36.00%) Rendezvous
2 9 (36.00%) Smartphone
2 9 (36.00%) Marketing
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) STB
4 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Product Management
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) Copywriting
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.00%) Windows
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) ISEB
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Broadband
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) Softswitch
5 1 (4.00%) ISUP
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) ISDN
5 1 (4.00%) PBX
5 1 (4.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (36.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Account Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Solutions Designer
1 9 (36.00%) Designer
2 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (16.00%) STB
3 3 (12.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (8.00%) Replication
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Product Management
2 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Business Development
4 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) McAfee
3 2 (8.00%) BT
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Mitel
4 1 (4.00%) Huawei
4 1 (4.00%) Polycom
4 1 (4.00%) Acme Packet
4 1 (4.00%) Sonus
4 1 (4.00%) BroadSoft
4 1 (4.00%) HP