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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 299 316 298
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Handset 8 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.076% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 24
Average salary £36,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £75,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -9.37%
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
4355 5916 5561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.38% 46.99% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3601 4864 4813
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) MS Office
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (27.27%) Juniper
6 6 (27.27%) VoIP
6 6 (27.27%) CCNA
6 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (18.18%) OSPF
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) RIP
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (18.18%) RIP
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) PABX
6 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (13.64%) iPhone
4 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Polycom
4 4 (18.18%) Aruba
5 3 (13.64%) Mitel
6 2 (9.09%) Altiris
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Lumension
7 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
7 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.55%) Intel
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix