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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 262 261 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.028% 0.027% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.068% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 19
Average salary £31,500 £38,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.21%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
3012 2930 2735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.88% 39.99% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2266 2172
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Delphi
3 1 (20.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Delphi
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft