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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 256 242 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.027% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.49% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 24
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%
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
2709 2835 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.83% 39.73% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2256 2388
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,100
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
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 2 March 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 -10 1 - -
Essex -12 1 £52,500 +94.44%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Becrypt

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) TETRA
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) DECT
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) French Language
3 1 (11.11%) German Language
3 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
3 1 (11.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) Aruba
2 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
2 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks