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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 229 248 243
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Handset 23 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.68% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 16
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,600 £24,646
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2968 2936 2934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.95% 36.82% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2328 2424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £62,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Handset
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Handset Salary Trend in the East of England

Handset
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Handset Salary Histogram in the East of England

Handset
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +2 17 £28,000 -34.11%
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £47,500 +58.33%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (59.38%) MS Office
2 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) VMware Workstation
3 18 (56.25%) vSphere
3 18 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 18 (56.25%) Data Centre
3 18 (56.25%) Terminal Services
3 18 (56.25%) Information Security
3 18 (56.25%) DHCP
3 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 18 (56.25%) VPN
3 18 (56.25%) DNS
3 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 17 (53.13%) Linux
4 17 (53.13%) Office 365
4 17 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (53.13%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (46.88%) C
6 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 13 (40.63%) Mathematics

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Office
2 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (53.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) DHCP
1 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
1 18 (56.25%) VPN
1 18 (56.25%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 2 (6.25%) LTE
3 2 (6.25%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) WCDMA
4 1 (3.13%) 4G
4 1 (3.13%) ASN.1
4 1 (3.13%) HSPA
4 1 (3.13%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.13%) UMTS
4 1 (3.13%) DMZ
4 1 (3.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
1 6 (18.75%) MSTest
2 2 (6.25%) Android Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Xcode
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
1 18 (56.25%) Support Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (34.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Developer
5 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support
8 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 6 (18.75%) XML
1 6 (18.75%) XSLT
1 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
1 6 (18.75%) WCF
1 6 (18.75%) LINQ
2 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
2 2 (6.25%) JNI
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (53.13%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Information Security
2 18 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.75%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCDST
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Terminal Services
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Workstation
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (56.25%) vSphere
1 18 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.25%) Symbian
4 1 (3.13%) Becrypt
4 1 (3.13%) Anite