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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 142 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.31% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -10.71%
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
831 746 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.41% 38.98% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 708 557 798
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram 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 21 November 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
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) VMS
5 6 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) VoIP
5 6 (37.50%) C
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 6 (37.50%) Mitel
5 6 (37.50%) Retail
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) VoIP
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) TETRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) NOC Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 6 (37.50%) VMS
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Mitel
2 6 (37.50%) Aruba
2 6 (37.50%) Meru Networks
3 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Dell