The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 774 685 679
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -6
Permanent jobs citing Handset 114 168 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 131 189
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,646 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Handset
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33835 33397 37114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.13% 33.55% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26794 27173 31554
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in England

Handset
Salary Trend in England

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

Handset Salary Trend in England

Handset
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in England

Handset
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -19 48 £25,000 -44.44% 4
South East -33 34 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East of England -14 21 £35,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -22 6 £27,500 -19.11% 1
North West -19 2 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Yorkshire -44 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South West -22 1 £80,000 +42.22% 1
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 75 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 58 (29.00%) Windows
3 53 (26.50%) Degree
4 45 (22.50%) Active Directory
5 44 (22.00%) VoIP
6 43 (21.50%) MS Office
7 41 (20.50%) Cisco
8 40 (20.00%) Java
9 37 (18.50%) Mobile App
10 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
11 34 (17.00%) Android
12 33 (16.50%) Mitel
13 32 (16.00%) Windows XP
14 31 (15.50%) LAN
14 31 (15.50%) C
15 26 (13.00%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (13.00%) C++
15 26 (13.00%) MS Excel
15 26 (13.00%) Blackberry
16 25 (12.50%) GSM
16 25 (12.50%) Marketing
17 24 (12.00%) LANDesk
17 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
18 23 (11.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 22 (11.00%) ITIL
20 20 (10.00%) Windows 2000
20 20 (10.00%) WAN
21 19 (9.50%) VPN
21 19 (9.50%) Firewall
22 18 (9.00%) Intel

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 23 (11.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.50%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (21.50%) MS Office
2 26 (13.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.00%) VoIP
2 31 (15.50%) LAN
3 26 (13.00%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (12.50%) GSM
5 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 20 (10.00%) WAN
7 19 (9.50%) VPN
7 19 (9.50%) Firewall
8 18 (9.00%) Broadband
9 17 (8.50%) DHCP
10 16 (8.00%) DNS
11 15 (7.50%) 3G
12 12 (6.00%) Internet
12 12 (6.00%) Wireless
13 10 (5.00%) IP Telephony
13 10 (5.00%) LTE
14 9 (4.50%) DSL
15 8 (4.00%) 4G
15 8 (4.00%) Network Security
16 7 (3.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) MySQL
2 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.50%) DB2
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.50%) Subversion
3 11 (5.50%) Robotium
4 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.50%) JIRA
4 3 (1.50%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.00%) Selenium
5 2 (1.00%) NUnit
5 2 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.50%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.50%) JUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 75 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.50%) Marketing
3 13 (6.50%) Finance
4 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.50%) Electronics
6 8 (4.00%) Retail
7 5 (2.50%) Legal
8 3 (1.50%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.50%) German Language
8 3 (1.50%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) Billing
9 2 (1.00%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (15.00%) Analyst
2 26 (13.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (12.00%) Developer
4 22 (11.00%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.00%) Android Developer
6 11 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 10 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.00%) Account Manager
7 10 (5.00%) Tester
8 9 (4.50%) Solutions Designer
8 9 (4.50%) Designer
9 7 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.50%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.50%) Architect
11 5 (2.50%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.50%) XMPP
2 12 (6.00%) J2SE
2 12 (6.00%) JNI
3 9 (4.50%) Rendezvous
4 6 (3.00%) .NET
5 5 (2.50%) XML
5 5 (2.50%) XSLT
6 4 (2.00%) Middleware
6 4 (2.00%) REST
7 3 (1.50%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (1.50%) UIKit
7 3 (1.50%) iOS SDK
7 3 (1.50%) Cocoa
7 3 (1.50%) STL
7 3 (1.50%) MFC
8 2 (1.00%) Spring
8 2 (1.00%) HTML
8 2 (1.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.00%) Google Maps API
8 2 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.50%) Mobile App
2 26 (13.00%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.50%) Smartphone
3 11 (5.50%) Open Source
4 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.00%) Firmware
6 5 (2.50%) iPhone
6 5 (2.50%) iPad
7 4 (2.00%) STB
8 3 (1.50%) Replication
8 3 (1.50%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.00%) Blog
9 2 (1.00%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.00%) Social Media
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.00%) Windows
2 34 (17.00%) Android
3 32 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 20 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 16 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.00%) Linux
6 11 (5.50%) UNIX
7 10 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.00%) VMS
9 6 (3.00%) Solaris
9 6 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.00%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.00%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.00%) ITIL
2 18 (9.00%) E-Commerce
3 15 (7.50%) Change Control
3 15 (7.50%) Android Development
4 14 (7.00%) Time Management
5 13 (6.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (6.50%) CRM
6 12 (6.00%) Business Continuity
6 12 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.00%) Information Security
9 9 (4.50%) UML
9 9 (4.50%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (4.00%) Logistics
10 8 (4.00%) Product Management
11 7 (3.50%) Scrum
11 7 (3.50%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.00%) Java
2 31 (15.50%) C
3 26 (13.00%) C++
4 15 (7.50%) SQL
5 12 (6.00%) Python
6 11 (5.50%) C#
7 6 (3.00%) Perl
8 5 (2.50%) VB
9 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.00%) TTCN
10 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.00%) Ruby
11 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (26.50%) Degree
2 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.50%) HND
5 5 (2.50%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.50%) CCIE
6 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.00%) PhD
7 3 (1.50%) MCP
7 3 (1.50%) MCSE
8 2 (1.00%) MCSA
8 2 (1.00%) CCNP
8 2 (1.00%) CCNA
8 2 (1.00%) ISEB
9 1 (0.50%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) SLA
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.00%) XenApp
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.50%) WSUS
4 1 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (20.50%) Cisco
2 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (16.50%) Mitel
4 24 (12.00%) LANDesk
5 18 (9.00%) Intel
6 16 (8.00%) VMware
7 14 (7.00%) Google
8 11 (5.50%) Aruba
9 10 (5.00%) Meru Networks
9 10 (5.00%) HP
10 9 (4.50%) Dell
10 9 (4.50%) TIBCO
10 9 (4.50%) McAfee
10 9 (4.50%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.50%) Amdocs
12 7 (3.50%) SAP
13 6 (3.00%) EMC
14 4 (2.00%) Apple
14 4 (2.00%) Remedy
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Salary: Up to 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
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Posted: 2 days ago
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