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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 246 217 276
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +59
Permanent jobs citing Handset 6 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.077% 0.26% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.68% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.00%
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
2786 2661 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.90% 39.14% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2155 2060 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,021
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Essex -14 2 £38,250 +41.66%
Hertfordshire -20 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Mentoring
3 8 (38.10%) C
3 8 (38.10%) MS Office
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) DHCP
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (28.57%) VMS
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 6 (28.57%) Retail
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) 3G
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) 2G
7 1 (4.76%) TETRA
7 1 (4.76%) RTP
7 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.76%) DECT
7 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
7 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.52%) Automotive
6 1 (4.76%) Banking
6 1 (4.76%) French Language
6 1 (4.76%) German Language
6 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
6 1 (4.76%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Professional Services Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 6 (28.57%) VMS
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Vista
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Mentoring
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Product Management
5 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Mitel
2 5 (23.81%) Aruba
2 5 (23.81%) Meru Networks
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) MKS