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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 193 194 204
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Handset 24 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 9
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -18.58%
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
2073 1898 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.57% 33.94% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1445 1660
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram 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 17 September 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
Maidenhead -12 9 - -
Reading -6 5 - -
Bracknell -5 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (78.79%) Telecoms
2 12 (36.36%) Broadband
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Marketing
5 9 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 9 (27.27%) TIBCO
5 9 (27.27%) Rendezvous
5 9 (27.27%) Smartphone
6 6 (18.18%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) 3G
7 5 (15.15%) Wireless
7 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (15.15%) 4G
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) STB
8 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.12%) Product Management
8 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.09%) VoIP
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Broadband
2 9 (27.27%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) 3G
3 5 (15.15%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) 4G
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) GSM
5 1 (3.03%) UMTS
5 1 (3.03%) LTE
5 1 (3.03%) NFC
5 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (78.79%) Telecoms
2 10 (30.30%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Account Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Solutions Designer
2 9 (27.27%) Designer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) STB
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Firmware
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) CRM
1 4 (12.12%) Product Management
2 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) Logistics
2 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (6.06%) System Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
4 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Business Development
4 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) TIBCO
2 3 (9.09%) McAfee
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Mitel
3 2 (6.06%) Huawei
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.03%) Siebel
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) BT