The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 141 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Handset 17 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 1.14% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
931 880 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.30% 35.33% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 718 714 602
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Handset
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Watford +8 16 £28,000 -34.11%
Stevenage - 1 - -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (95.00%) MS Office
1 19 (95.00%) ITIL
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) VMware Workstation
2 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (90.00%) vSphere
2 18 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (90.00%) Mentoring
2 18 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (90.00%) Terminal Services
2 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 18 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (90.00%) VPN
2 18 (90.00%) DNS
3 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) Office 365
3 17 (85.00%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (70.00%) C
4 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (65.00%) Mathematics

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (95.00%) MS Office
2 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (85.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) DHCP
1 18 (90.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (90.00%) VPN
1 18 (90.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) ASN.1
2 1 (5.00%) HSPA
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.00%) UMTS
2 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
1 18 (90.00%) Support Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (55.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (85.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) ITIL
2 18 (90.00%) Mentoring
2 18 (90.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCDST
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Terminal Services
1 18 (90.00%) VMware Workstation
1 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (90.00%) vSphere
1 18 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Becrypt