The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 290 304 293
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Handset 13 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 29
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Handset
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Handset
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Salary Trend in the City of London

Handset
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Handset Salary Histogram in the City of London

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 10 (35.71%) MS Office
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 9 (32.14%) B2B
4 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
4 9 (32.14%) Billing
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
7 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 5 (17.86%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.29%) CCNA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) Juniper
8 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall
9 3 (10.71%) NHS
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (17.86%) VoIP
2 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) RIP
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) OSPF
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (32.14%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Product Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) B2B
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Citrix
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Avaya
5 3 (10.71%) Aruba
6 1 (3.57%) Lumension
6 1 (3.57%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks