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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 243 222 263
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +41
Permanent jobs citing Handset 19 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.07% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 11
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,646 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
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
2265 2142 2705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.65% 29.57% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1796 1799 2235
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Hertfordshire +1 12 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire -5 1 £28,000 +13.60%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) C
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) VPN
4 10 (27.03%) WAN
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) Mitel
4 10 (27.03%) Aruba
5 9 (24.32%) VoIP
5 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
5 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
5 9 (24.32%) Meru Networks
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) Python
6 8 (21.62%) DHCP
6 8 (21.62%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) Dell
6 8 (21.62%) Fortinet
6 8 (21.62%) Network Security
7 7 (18.92%) Perl
7 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (18.92%) Wireless
7 7 (18.92%) IP Telephony
7 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
8 6 (16.22%) MS Office
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (29.73%) VPN
2 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 10 (27.03%) WAN
3 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) VoIP
5 8 (21.62%) DHCP
5 8 (21.62%) Network Security
6 7 (18.92%) IP Telephony
6 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (18.92%) Wireless
7 6 (16.22%) TETRA
8 5 (13.51%) DNS
9 4 (10.81%) DECT
10 3 (8.11%) 3GPP
10 3 (8.11%) Bluetooth
10 3 (8.11%) 3G
10 3 (8.11%) 802.11
10 3 (8.11%) 2G
11 2 (5.41%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Bugzilla
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
1 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Electronics
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Mechanical Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Professional Services Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Java EE
2 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.81%) Firmware
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
2 5 (13.51%) VMS
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security
3 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.51%) BCP
3 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) UML
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) ITSM
4 4 (10.81%) Product Management
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Data Management
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
4 5 (13.51%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) TTCN
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.51%) CCIE
4 4 (10.81%) PhD
4 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco
1 10 (27.03%) Mitel
1 10 (27.03%) Aruba
2 9 (24.32%) Meru Networks
3 8 (21.62%) Fortinet
3 8 (21.62%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Dell
4 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
6 3 (8.11%) MKS
6 3 (8.11%) Perforce
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