The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 101 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.14% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.85% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £38,250 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Handset
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 351 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.47% 32.32% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 358 252 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,810 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Handset
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Essex region.

Handset Salary Trend in Essex

Handset
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in Essex

Handset
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Hockley - 1 £24,000 -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree