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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 775 710 661
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -49
Permanent jobs citing Handset 62 143 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 104 162
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
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
36857 38529 40302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.94% 39.64% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30021 30405 33889
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 £72,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -31 38 £36,500 -8.75% 6
South East -47 11 £25,000 -41.17% 4
West Midlands -14 5 £32,500 +30.00% 1
East of England -24 3 £38,250 +34.21% 1
North West -4 2 £31,875 +32.81% 2
South West -20 2 £17,000 -19.04%
North East - 1 - -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 66 (43.42%) Windows
2 47 (30.92%) Telecoms
3 44 (28.95%) Active Directory
4 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 38 (25.00%) ITIL
6 33 (21.71%) MS Office
7 26 (17.11%) VoIP
8 25 (16.45%) Blackberry
8 25 (16.45%) Cisco
9 24 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 23 (15.13%) Finance
10 23 (15.13%) Degree
11 20 (13.16%) Marketing
11 20 (13.16%) SharePoint
11 20 (13.16%) LAN
11 20 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 19 (12.50%) SLA
13 18 (11.84%) Windows XP
13 18 (11.84%) MS Exchange
14 17 (11.18%) Firewall
14 17 (11.18%) Android
15 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (9.87%) Security Cleared
16 15 (9.87%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (9.87%) Broadband
16 15 (9.87%) WAN
16 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
16 15 (9.87%) Internet
17 14 (9.21%) DNS
17 14 (9.21%) DHCP

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.97%) Lync
6 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.97%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) Apache
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (21.71%) MS Office
2 24 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.11%) VoIP
2 20 (13.16%) LAN
3 17 (11.18%) Firewall
4 15 (9.87%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (9.87%) Broadband
4 15 (9.87%) WAN
4 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.87%) Internet
5 14 (9.21%) DNS
5 14 (9.21%) DHCP
6 12 (7.89%) Wireless
6 12 (7.89%) VPN
7 7 (4.61%) MVNO
8 6 (3.95%) GSM
9 5 (3.29%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.63%) RIP
10 4 (2.63%) 3G
10 4 (2.63%) OSPF
10 4 (2.63%) PABX
11 3 (1.97%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) MySQL
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.66%) WatiN
3 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.66%) Mockito
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Liquibase
3 1 (0.66%) GitLab
3 1 (0.66%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.66%) Xcode
3 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.66%) NUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) Maven
3 1 (0.66%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (30.92%) Telecoms
2 23 (15.13%) Finance
3 20 (13.16%) Marketing
4 7 (4.61%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.29%) Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.97%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Advertising
8 2 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Automotive
8 2 (1.32%) French Language
8 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.66%) German Language
9 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.66%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 34 (22.37%) Analyst
2 21 (13.82%) Support Analyst
3 11 (7.24%) Administrator
4 9 (5.92%) Designer
4 9 (5.92%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.61%) IT Support
6 7 (4.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Service Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.29%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (3.29%) Sales Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Marketing Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Account Manager
8 5 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.92%) Rendezvous
2 3 (1.97%) HTML
3 2 (1.32%) CSS
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 2 (1.32%) Spring
3 2 (1.32%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.32%) JSON
3 2 (1.32%) REST
3 2 (1.32%) RESTful
4 1 (0.66%) HTML5
4 1 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.66%) CSS3
4 1 (0.66%) CakePHP
4 1 (0.66%) WCF
4 1 (0.66%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (0.66%) Java EE
4 1 (0.66%) XMPP
4 1 (0.66%) JSF
4 1 (0.66%) SOAP
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.55%) Smartphone
3 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (5.92%) iPhone
5 8 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.97%) Clustering
8 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.32%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.66%) Social Media
10 1 (0.66%) Open Source
10 1 (0.66%) iPad
10 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.42%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 18 (11.84%) Windows XP
4 17 (11.18%) Android
5 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.92%) Linux
9 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.61%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.29%) VMS
11 5 (3.29%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.97%) CentOS
12 3 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.32%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
3 12 (7.89%) Software Distribution
4 11 (7.24%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.58%) Time Management
6 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity
7 8 (5.26%) Security Management
7 8 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.95%) Product Management
9 5 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.29%) Information Security
9 5 (3.29%) CRM
9 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.63%) Project Management
10 4 (2.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.63%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) Java
2 11 (7.24%) C
3 8 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.32%) C++
5 2 (1.32%) PHP
5 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) Perl
6 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) Degree
2 15 (9.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.26%) CCNA
5 5 (3.29%) Postgraduate
6 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.97%) MCSA
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) ISEB
8 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) PhD
9 1 (0.66%) MCP
9 1 (0.66%) HNC
9 1 (0.66%) HND
9 1 (0.66%) MCSE
9 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.50%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.26%) vSphere
4 6 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.29%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.29%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.97%) XenApp
6 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.32%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.66%) KVM
8 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) SCCM
1 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.66%) WSUS
1 1 (0.66%) SCSM
1 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.45%) Cisco
3 12 (7.89%) Mitel
3 12 (7.89%) VMware
3 12 (7.89%) Citrix
4 9 (5.92%) Polycom
4 9 (5.92%) TIBCO
4 9 (5.92%) Apple
4 9 (5.92%) Juniper
5 7 (4.61%) Avaya
6 6 (3.95%) Aruba
7 5 (3.29%) HP
8 4 (2.63%) Remedy
8 4 (2.63%) Serena
8 4 (2.63%) BT
9 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.97%) Facebook
9 3 (1.97%) Meru Networks
9 3 (1.97%) Google
9 3 (1.97%) Intel
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