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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 140 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 11 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
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
920 836 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.08% 35.90% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 743 688 570
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 £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 -9 11 £28,000 -34.11%
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (94.74%) MS Office
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
1 18 (94.74%) DHCP
1 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
1 18 (94.74%) VPN
1 18 (94.74%) DNS
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) Terminal Services
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (94.74%) Information Security
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Workstation
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (94.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (94.74%) vSphere
1 18 (94.74%) VMware ESXi
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
1 18 (94.74%) Mentoring
1 18 (94.74%) Data Centre
2 17 (89.47%) Office 365
2 17 (89.47%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (89.47%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) C
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Mathematics
4 13 (68.42%) MS Excel

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (94.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (94.74%) MS Office
2 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (89.47%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (89.47%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (89.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) DHCP
1 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
1 18 (94.74%) VPN
1 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) ASN.1
2 1 (5.26%) HSPA
2 1 (5.26%) LTE
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.26%) UMTS
2 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Analyst
1 18 (94.74%) Support Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (57.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (36.84%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (68.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (94.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
1 18 (94.74%) Information Security
1 18 (94.74%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Terminal Services
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Workstation
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (94.74%) vSphere
1 18 (94.74%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) VMware