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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 855 869 792
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -77
Permanent jobs citing Handset 54 60 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44 49 95
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,882 £23,700 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £43,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
40124 40186 40378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32642 32815 31782
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
South East +20 17 £31,000 +21.56% 2
London -11 16 £32,500 -10.95% 3
West Midlands -12 6 £27,500 -15.38% 2
South West -10 3 £32,000 +88.23%
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
North West +27 2 - -
East Midlands +5 2 £33,750 +12.50%
East of England -1 2 £31,500 -17.64%
Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
North East +4 1 £53,429 - 1
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 72 (50.00%) Windows
2 57 (39.58%) Telecoms
3 54 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.17%) VoIP
5 41 (28.47%) Active Directory
6 40 (27.78%) MS Office
6 40 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 38 (26.39%) ITIL
8 36 (25.00%) Cisco
9 33 (22.92%) Citrix
10 32 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 30 (20.83%) VMware
11 30 (20.83%) Office 365
11 30 (20.83%) Windows Server
12 29 (20.14%) Firewall
13 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 27 (18.75%) Wireless
14 24 (16.67%) Apple
15 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (15.28%) Windows XP
16 22 (15.28%) MS Excel
17 21 (14.58%) Blackberry
18 20 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (13.89%) Windows 8
19 19 (13.19%) Android
20 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (12.50%) Linux
20 18 (12.50%) DNS
20 18 (12.50%) SLA
20 18 (12.50%) DHCP

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.86%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.78%) IIS
7 4 (2.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (27.78%) MS Office
2 22 (15.28%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.83%) Office 365
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.17%) VoIP
2 29 (20.14%) Firewall
3 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 27 (18.75%) Wireless
4 18 (12.50%) DHCP
4 18 (12.50%) DNS
5 15 (10.42%) Internet
5 15 (10.42%) VPN
6 14 (9.72%) LAN
6 14 (9.72%) LTE
7 13 (9.03%) ISDN
8 12 (8.33%) 3G
8 12 (8.33%) VLAN
9 11 (7.64%) PBX
10 10 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (6.25%) GSM
11 9 (6.25%) IP Telephony
11 9 (6.25%) WAN
12 8 (5.56%) Broadband
12 8 (5.56%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Ant
2 2 (1.39%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.39%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.39%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 57 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.94%) Finance
3 8 (5.56%) Legal
4 6 (4.17%) Advertising
5 5 (3.47%) Marketing
6 4 (2.78%) Electronics
7 3 (2.08%) Law
7 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.39%) Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) French Language
9 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (25.69%) Analyst
2 20 (13.89%) Support Analyst
3 15 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.64%) Desktop Support
5 11 (7.64%) Service Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Server Support
8 8 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 6 (4.17%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) IT Technician
10 6 (4.17%) Mac Administrator
10 6 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) .NET
2 4 (2.78%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Blackberry
2 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.94%) iPhone
4 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.86%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.08%) Telematics
10 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.39%) IVR
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) SecurID
11 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (50.00%) Windows
2 40 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 30 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (15.28%) Windows XP
6 20 (13.89%) Windows 8
7 19 (13.19%) Android
8 18 (12.50%) Linux
9 10 (6.94%) Apple iOS
9 10 (6.94%) Unix
9 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.25%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.17%) Windows 10
12 5 (3.47%) Windows Phone
13 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000
14 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.69%) CentOS
15 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) ITIL
2 16 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 11 (7.64%) CRM
3 11 (7.64%) Project Planning
3 11 (7.64%) Service Management
4 8 (5.56%) Presales
5 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
5 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.17%) B2B
6 6 (4.17%) Change Control
6 6 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.17%) Time Management
7 5 (3.47%) Change Management
7 5 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (2.78%) Facilities Management
8 4 (2.78%) ITSM
8 4 (2.78%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.78%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) C++
2 4 (2.78%) C
2 4 (2.78%) C#
2 4 (2.78%) Perl
2 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.78%) VBScript
3 3 (2.08%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) SQL
4 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) Delphi
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) CCNA
2 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.78%) MCSA
4 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) MCP
6 2 (1.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.50%) SLA
2 8 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 41 (28.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 10 (6.94%) vSphere
5 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.17%) Firmware
7 4 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.39%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.69%) pfSense
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) OpenView
2 3 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.08%) Nagios
2 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (1.39%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 36 (25.00%) Cisco
3 33 (22.92%) Citrix
4 30 (20.83%) VMware
5 24 (16.67%) Apple
6 18 (12.50%) Mitel
7 16 (11.11%) Nokia
7 16 (11.11%) Polycom
8 13 (9.03%) Avaya
8 13 (9.03%) HP
9 12 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 12 (8.33%) Ericsson
9 12 (8.33%) Huawei
10 10 (6.94%) Adobe
11 9 (6.25%) BroadSoft
12 7 (4.86%) BT
13 6 (4.17%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.78%) Lumension
14 4 (2.78%) Oracle
14 4 (2.78%) Siemens
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