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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 264 305 304
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.031% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 13
Average salary £22,500 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% -6.75%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
3225 4653 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.31% 44.80% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 3944 4307
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) assyst
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Altiris
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix