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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 805 812 681
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -131
Permanent jobs citing Handset 78 84 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.075% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 159
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -9.37%
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
39741 45111 41019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.51% 40.32% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31692 35920 33663
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 £38,000
% 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 31 £37,500 -6.25% 5
South East +25 22 £34,000 +11.47% 4
East of England +16 8 £47,500 -
South West -17 6 £33,000 +78.37% 1
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +21 4 £30,000 +20.00%
North West +17 2 £41,625 - 1
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (46.21%) Windows
2 50 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
4 44 (30.34%) Telecoms
5 36 (24.83%) MS Office
6 34 (23.45%) ITIL
7 31 (21.38%) MS Excel
8 29 (20.00%) SLA
9 27 (18.62%) Cisco
10 25 (17.24%) WAN
10 25 (17.24%) LAN
11 24 (16.55%) VoIP
12 22 (15.17%) VMware
13 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
13 21 (14.48%) Blackberry
14 20 (13.79%) Wireless
14 20 (13.79%) Windows 7
15 19 (13.10%) Finance
15 19 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (13.10%) SharePoint
16 18 (12.41%) Windows XP
16 18 (12.41%) CCNA
16 18 (12.41%) Firewall
16 18 (12.41%) Service Delivery
16 18 (12.41%) Marketing
17 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
18 16 (11.03%) TCP/IP
18 16 (11.03%) VPN
18 16 (11.03%) Degree
18 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.38%) Lync
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) CMS
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 36 (24.83%) MS Office
2 31 (21.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.69%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.07%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) LAN
1 25 (17.24%) WAN
2 24 (16.55%) VoIP
3 20 (13.79%) Wireless
4 18 (12.41%) Firewall
5 16 (11.03%) TCP/IP
5 16 (11.03%) VPN
6 14 (9.66%) DNS
7 13 (8.97%) DHCP
8 10 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (5.52%) GSM
9 8 (5.52%) LTE
10 7 (4.83%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (4.83%) RIP
10 7 (4.83%) WCDMA
10 7 (4.83%) 3GPP
10 7 (4.83%) OSPF
11 6 (4.14%) IP Telephony
12 5 (3.45%) Internet
12 5 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) JIRA
2 3 (2.07%) Selenium
2 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.07%) NUnit
2 3 (2.07%) MSTest
3 2 (1.38%) Xcode
3 2 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.38%) Maven
3 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.38%) JMeter
4 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.69%) JUnit
4 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.69%) Firebug
4 1 (0.69%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.69%) TestNG
4 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.69%) Gradle
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (30.34%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.10%) Finance
3 18 (12.41%) Marketing
4 6 (4.14%) Back Office
5 5 (3.45%) Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Advertising
7 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.38%) Electronics
8 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.38%) Billing
8 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.69%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Front Office
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Law
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Analyst
2 20 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 15 (10.34%) Account Manager
4 12 (8.28%) Administrator
5 11 (7.59%) Developer
6 8 (5.52%) Senior Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (4.83%) IT Support
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Account Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.45%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) HTML
2 5 (3.45%) .NET
2 5 (3.45%) CSS
3 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.76%) XML
3 4 (2.76%) WCF
4 3 (2.07%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.07%) XSLT
4 3 (2.07%) Web Services
4 3 (2.07%) HTML5
4 3 (2.07%) LINQ
4 3 (2.07%) CSS3
5 2 (1.38%) JSON
5 2 (1.38%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.38%) Spring
6 1 (0.69%) JNI
6 1 (0.69%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.69%) JMS
6 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.59%) iPhone
3 10 (6.90%) Clustering
4 9 (6.21%) Smartphone
5 8 (5.52%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.14%) Fat Client
7 6 (4.14%) Thin Client
8 5 (3.45%) NHS
9 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.38%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.38%) BBC
10 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Open Source
11 1 (0.69%) iPad
11 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.21%) Windows
2 20 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 18 (12.41%) Windows XP
4 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.34%) Android
6 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.28%) Linux
8 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.21%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.83%) Windows 2000
11 6 (4.14%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.14%) UNIX
11 6 (4.14%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.76%) Windows Phone
13 3 (2.07%) CentOS
13 3 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.38%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.45%) ITIL
2 18 (12.41%) Service Delivery
3 15 (10.34%) Project Management
4 12 (8.28%) Business Continuity
5 11 (7.59%) Software Distribution
6 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.21%) Security Management
8 8 (5.52%) Product Management
9 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.14%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.14%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.45%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.45%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.45%) Change Control
10 5 (3.45%) Time Management
11 4 (2.76%) Business Development
11 4 (2.76%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) SQL
2 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.45%) Java
4 4 (2.76%) C#
4 4 (2.76%) PHP
5 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.07%) C
6 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.38%) Ruby
7 1 (0.69%) Groovy
7 1 (0.69%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) Perl
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (12.41%) CCNA
3 16 (11.03%) Degree
4 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.83%) CCNP
6 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.76%) MCSA
7 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.07%) MCP
9 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.38%) MCSE
10 1 (0.69%) HNC
10 1 (0.69%) HND
10 1 (0.69%) PhD
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.69%) PMP
10 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (4.14%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) vSphere
4 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.07%) Firmware
6 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.38%) XenApp
7 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.69%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.69%) KVM
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.62%) Cisco
3 22 (15.17%) VMware
4 14 (9.66%) Citrix
5 13 (8.97%) Juniper
5 13 (8.97%) Mitel
6 9 (6.21%) Polycom
6 9 (6.21%) Avaya
7 7 (4.83%) Apple
7 7 (4.83%) Aruba
8 4 (2.76%) Becrypt
8 4 (2.76%) Nokia
8 4 (2.76%) Serena
8 4 (2.76%) McAfee
9 3 (2.07%) BT
9 3 (2.07%) Symantec
9 3 (2.07%) Remedy
9 3 (2.07%) NETGEAR
9 3 (2.07%) Huawei
9 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
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Slough
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