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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 711 799 636
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -163
Permanent jobs citing Handset 167 98 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.090% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.23% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 122 80 182
Average salary £44,500 £31,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.40% -18.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
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
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
London +64 78 £45,000 +80.00% 5
South East +20 40 £70,000 +72.83% 4
East of England +8 23 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands -6 9 £64,500 +134.54%
Yorkshire +11 8 £35,000 -56.25% 1
South West -7 6 £23,500 -54.14% 1
North West -6 2 £17,000 -51.42% 1
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 111 (44.76%) Windows
2 90 (36.29%) Telecoms
3 73 (29.44%) Active Directory
4 69 (27.82%) Microsoft
5 59 (23.79%) VMware
6 58 (23.39%) MS Office
7 55 (22.18%) ITIL
8 54 (21.77%) MS Exchange
9 50 (20.16%) Wireless
10 47 (18.95%) TCP/IP
10 47 (18.95%) Marketing
11 45 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (17.74%) MS Excel
13 41 (16.53%) Finance
14 37 (14.92%) DNS
15 35 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (13.71%) DHCP
17 33 (13.31%) VPN
17 33 (13.31%) WAN
17 33 (13.31%) Cisco
18 32 (12.90%) LAN
19 31 (12.50%) Linux
19 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (12.10%) Windows 7
20 30 (12.10%) Degree
20 30 (12.10%) SLA
21 28 (11.29%) Project Management
22 27 (10.89%) LTE
23 26 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
23 26 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 54 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.02%) Lync
4 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (23.39%) MS Office
2 44 (17.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.40%) assyst
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.27%) Office 365
2 17 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (20.16%) Wireless
2 47 (18.95%) TCP/IP
3 37 (14.92%) DNS
4 34 (13.71%) DHCP
5 33 (13.31%) WAN
5 33 (13.31%) VPN
6 32 (12.90%) LAN
7 27 (10.89%) LTE
8 24 (9.68%) 3GPP
9 22 (8.87%) VoIP
10 21 (8.47%) GSM
11 20 (8.06%) WCDMA
11 20 (8.06%) Firewall
12 10 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (4.03%) PBX
13 9 (3.63%) Internet
14 7 (2.82%) 3G
14 7 (2.82%) Network Security
15 6 (2.42%) NAS
15 6 (2.42%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.21%) Big Data
2 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.42%) NUnit
1 6 (2.42%) MSTest
2 4 (1.61%) Selenium
3 3 (1.21%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.21%) JIRA
4 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (0.81%) Android Studio
4 2 (0.81%) Firebug
4 2 (0.81%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
4 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.81%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.81%) JMeter
4 2 (0.81%) Xcode
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) JUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 90 (36.29%) Telecoms
2 47 (18.95%) Marketing
3 41 (16.53%) Finance
4 17 (6.85%) Retail
5 11 (4.44%) Billing
6 7 (2.82%) Advertising
6 7 (2.82%) Back Office
7 6 (2.42%) Games
8 4 (1.61%) Legal
9 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.21%) Electronics
9 3 (1.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (22.58%) Analyst
2 31 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 29 (11.69%) Senior Manager
4 26 (10.48%) Account Manager
5 22 (8.87%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.85%) Technical Manager
7 15 (6.05%) Administrator
8 13 (5.24%) Developer
9 12 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.84%) Network Engineer
9 12 (4.84%) Sales Manager
9 12 (4.84%) Technical Account Manager
10 11 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) IT Support
11 9 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Product Manager
11 9 (3.63%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.63%) HTML
2 7 (2.82%) .NET
2 7 (2.82%) XML
3 6 (2.42%) XSLT
3 6 (2.42%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.42%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.42%) WCF
3 6 (2.42%) LINQ
4 4 (1.61%) CSS
5 2 (0.81%) HTML5
5 2 (0.81%) iOS SDK
5 2 (0.81%) CSS3
5 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.81%) JNI
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.40%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) JMS
6 1 (0.40%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.27%) Blackberry
3 20 (8.06%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.24%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.63%) Clustering
5 9 (3.63%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.82%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.82%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.42%) iPhone
8 5 (2.02%) NHS
9 4 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.61%) Blog
10 3 (1.21%) EMV
10 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.81%) BBC
11 2 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 111 (44.76%) Windows
2 35 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (12.50%) Linux
4 30 (12.10%) Windows 7
5 26 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.26%) Android
6 18 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.05%) Apple iOS
7 15 (6.05%) Mac OS X
8 14 (5.65%) UNIX
9 11 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.63%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.23%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.18%) ITIL
2 28 (11.29%) Project Management
3 24 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (8.87%) Mentoring
5 19 (7.66%) Information Security
5 19 (7.66%) Asset Management
6 18 (7.26%) Pay per click
7 17 (6.85%) Analytics
8 15 (6.05%) Time Management
9 14 (5.65%) B2B
10 13 (5.24%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.84%) CRM
11 12 (4.84%) Product Management
12 9 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.63%) Programme Management
13 8 (3.23%) E-Commerce
14 7 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (2.82%) Business Continuity
14 7 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (2.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.47%) C
1 21 (8.47%) SQL
2 9 (3.63%) C#
2 9 (3.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.82%) Java
4 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.02%) Python
5 4 (1.61%) Perl
6 3 (1.21%) PHP
6 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.81%) Ruby
7 2 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.40%) Groovy
8 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (12.10%) Degree
2 14 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.24%) CCNA
4 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.82%) CCNP
6 4 (1.61%) MCSE
6 4 (1.61%) MCSA
6 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.21%) MCITP
7 3 (1.21%) MCP
7 3 (1.21%) PMP
7 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.81%) ACCA
8 2 (0.81%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) MCDST
9 1 (0.40%) PhD
9 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (29.44%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (7.66%) vSphere
4 19 (7.66%) Terminal Services
4 19 (7.66%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.21%) Firmware
7 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.40%) Postfix
8 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.40%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.40%) Iperf
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 59 (23.79%) VMware
3 33 (13.31%) Cisco
4 21 (8.47%) Citrix
5 18 (7.26%) Nokia
6 15 (6.05%) Huawei
7 14 (5.65%) Avaya
7 14 (5.65%) Ericsson
8 12 (4.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 9 (3.63%) Mitel
10 8 (3.23%) Juniper
10 8 (3.23%) Apple
11 7 (2.82%) Omniture
12 6 (2.42%) Aruba
12 6 (2.42%) TEOCO
13 5 (2.02%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.02%) Remedy
14 4 (1.61%) Google
14 4 (1.61%) Polycom
14 4 (1.61%) Adobe
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus overtime, standby, bonus & bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 11 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 11 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Lindam
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago