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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 814 792 657
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -135
Permanent jobs citing Handset 64 76 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.071% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 163
Average salary £33,000 £38,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,400 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -27.77%
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
38984 42995 39958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.13% 40.29% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31283 34091 32813
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 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
London 0 29 £36,250 -9.37% 9
South East +8 14 £30,000 +1.69% 2
South West -4 8 £28,250 +52.70%
East of England +1 5 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands - 4 £30,000 - 1
North West +12 2 £41,625 +18.92% 4
West Midlands -16 2 - - 2
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 70 (50.36%) Windows
2 53 (38.13%) Active Directory
3 49 (35.25%) Microsoft
4 38 (27.34%) MS Office
4 38 (27.34%) Telecoms
5 35 (25.18%) ITIL
6 31 (22.30%) Cisco
7 29 (20.86%) MS Excel
8 28 (20.14%) VoIP
9 25 (17.99%) LAN
9 25 (17.99%) SLA
9 25 (17.99%) Blackberry
10 23 (16.55%) Windows 7
11 22 (15.83%) WAN
12 21 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (14.39%) CCNA
13 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
13 20 (14.39%) Finance
14 19 (13.67%) Firewall
14 19 (13.67%) MS Exchange
15 18 (12.95%) Windows XP
15 18 (12.95%) VPN
15 18 (12.95%) Service Delivery
15 18 (12.95%) Degree
16 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (11.51%) Android
17 16 (11.51%) Citrix
17 16 (11.51%) SQL
18 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
18 15 (10.79%) Juniper

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.16%) Lync
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.44%) Apache
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (27.34%) MS Office
2 29 (20.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.72%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.14%) VoIP
2 25 (17.99%) LAN
3 22 (15.83%) WAN
4 19 (13.67%) Firewall
5 18 (12.95%) VPN
6 15 (10.79%) Wireless
7 14 (10.07%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (10.07%) DNS
8 13 (9.35%) DHCP
8 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.47%) RIP
9 9 (6.47%) OSPF
9 9 (6.47%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (4.32%) Internet
10 6 (4.32%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.60%) GSM
12 4 (2.88%) PBX
12 4 (2.88%) VLAN
12 4 (2.88%) SAN
12 4 (2.88%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.16%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.72%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Selenium
2 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.44%) JMeter
3 2 (1.44%) NUnit
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
3 2 (1.44%) Maven
3 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) MSTest
4 1 (0.72%) Mockito
4 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.72%) JUnit
4 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.72%) Xcode
4 1 (0.72%) Firebug
4 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.72%) TestNG
4 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 38 (27.34%) Telecoms
2 20 (14.39%) Finance
3 14 (10.07%) Marketing
4 6 (4.32%) Back Office
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Automotive
6 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.72%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.78%) Analyst
2 22 (15.83%) Support Analyst
3 12 (8.63%) Administrator
4 9 (6.47%) Developer
5 8 (5.76%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Account Manager
6 7 (5.04%) IT Support
7 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Network Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.60%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.60%) Marketing Manager
9 4 (2.88%) Online Marketing Manager
9 4 (2.88%) Tester
9 4 (2.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) HTML
2 4 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.16%) CSS
3 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 3 (2.16%) XML
3 3 (2.16%) WCF
4 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.44%) JSON
4 2 (1.44%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.44%) Spring
4 2 (1.44%) XSLT
4 2 (1.44%) LINQ
4 2 (1.44%) HTML5
4 2 (1.44%) CSS3
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.72%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.19%) Clustering
2 10 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (7.19%) iPhone
2 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.32%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.32%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.32%) NHS
4 6 (4.32%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.44%) BBC
5 2 (1.44%) Social Network
5 2 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 70 (50.36%) Windows
2 23 (16.55%) Windows 7
3 18 (12.95%) Windows XP
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.51%) Android
6 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.19%) Windows 2000
8 9 (6.47%) Linux
8 9 (6.47%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.76%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.32%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.88%) UNIX
11 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.16%) CentOS
12 3 (2.16%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.44%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) ITIL
2 18 (12.95%) Service Delivery
3 13 (9.35%) Business Continuity
4 12 (8.63%) Software Distribution
5 10 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.47%) Security Management
6 9 (6.47%) Project Management
7 8 (5.76%) Time Management
8 7 (5.04%) Product Management
8 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.32%) Change Control
10 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.60%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.88%) CRM
11 4 (2.88%) Migration
11 4 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.88%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C
2 4 (2.88%) Java
2 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.16%) C#
4 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.44%) Ruby
4 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.44%) PHP
5 1 (0.72%) Groovy
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) Python
5 1 (0.72%) C++
5 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.39%) CCNA
3 18 (12.95%) Degree
4 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.04%) CCNP
6 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.88%) MCSA
7 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.16%) MCP
9 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.44%) MCSE
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.72%) HNC
10 1 (0.72%) HND
10 1 (0.72%) PhD
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.99%) SLA
2 6 (4.32%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (38.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) vSphere
3 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.16%) XenApp
5 3 (2.16%) Firmware
5 3 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.72%) Postfix
7 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.72%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (35.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.30%) Cisco
3 16 (11.51%) Citrix
4 15 (10.79%) Juniper
4 15 (10.79%) VMware
5 12 (8.63%) Mitel
6 10 (7.19%) Avaya
6 10 (7.19%) Polycom
7 9 (6.47%) Aruba
8 8 (5.76%) Apple
9 5 (3.60%) Nokia
9 5 (3.60%) HP
10 4 (2.88%) Serena
10 4 (2.88%) McAfee
10 4 (2.88%) BT
10 4 (2.88%) Becrypt
11 3 (2.16%) Lumension
11 3 (2.16%) Facebook
11 3 (2.16%) NETGEAR
11 3 (2.16%) Barracuda Networks
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