The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 573 561 512
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -49
Permanent jobs citing Handset 45 54 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 101
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £31,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -23.17%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19648 20879 23284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.49% 46.37% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15838 17080 19800
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in London

Handset
Salary Trend in London

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

Handset Salary Trend in London

Handset
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in London

Handset
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London +6 17 £22,000 -56.00%
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 35 (38.46%) MS Office
3 30 (32.97%) Telecoms
4 27 (29.67%) VoIP
4 27 (29.67%) Mobile App
5 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
5 25 (27.47%) Blackberry
6 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
7 21 (23.08%) GSM
7 21 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (23.08%) Android
8 20 (21.98%) Mitel
8 20 (21.98%) Cisco
9 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
10 18 (19.78%) Intel
10 18 (19.78%) Windows 2000
10 18 (19.78%) LANDesk
11 17 (18.68%) Java
12 13 (14.29%) SQL
12 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 13 (14.29%) Time Management
12 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (13.19%) Marketing
13 12 (13.19%) C
13 12 (13.19%) ITIL
13 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
14 11 (12.09%) C++
14 11 (12.09%) CRM
14 11 (12.09%) LAN
14 11 (12.09%) Wi-Fi

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 21 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 35 (38.46%) MS Office
2 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) VoIP
2 21 (23.08%) GSM
3 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.09%) LAN
4 11 (12.09%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (10.99%) DSL
6 7 (7.69%) Broadband
7 6 (6.59%) MVNO
8 4 (4.40%) LTE
9 3 (3.30%) NGN
9 3 (3.30%) DHCP
9 3 (3.30%) DNS
10 2 (2.20%) 3GPP
10 2 (2.20%) RTCP
10 2 (2.20%) RTP
10 2 (2.20%) SCCP
10 2 (2.20%) Internet
10 2 (2.20%) 3G
10 2 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (1.10%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Subversion
2 8 (8.79%) Robolectric
2 8 (8.79%) Robotium
2 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 3 (3.30%) NUnit
4 2 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) WatiN
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (32.97%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.19%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Games
3 4 (4.40%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.30%) German Language
4 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.29%) Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Sales Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) IT Support
8 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.20%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.20%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) XMPP
2 9 (9.89%) J2SE
2 9 (9.89%) JNI
3 3 (3.30%) XML
3 3 (3.30%) XSLT
4 2 (2.20%) .NET
4 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.20%) Spring
4 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) RESTful
5 1 (1.10%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.10%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.67%) Mobile App
2 25 (27.47%) Blackberry
3 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.89%) Data Structures
4 9 (9.89%) Algorithms
5 8 (8.79%) Open Source
6 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.20%) Blog
7 2 (2.20%) iPhone
7 2 (2.20%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 23 (25.27%) Windows XP
3 21 (23.08%) Android
4 18 (19.78%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.40%) Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Time Management
2 12 (13.19%) ITIL
3 11 (12.09%) CRM
4 10 (10.99%) Android Development
4 10 (10.99%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (9.89%) Change Control
6 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.59%) Manual Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.49%) Scrum
10 4 (4.40%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Quality Management
10 4 (4.40%) QMS
11 3 (3.30%) Software Distribution
11 3 (3.30%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.20%) Data Modelling
12 2 (2.20%) Service Management
12 2 (2.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Java
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 12 (13.19%) C
4 11 (12.09%) C++
5 5 (5.49%) C#
6 4 (4.40%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.30%) HND
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) XenApp
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) WSUS
1 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Mitel
1 20 (21.98%) Cisco
2 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.78%) Intel
3 18 (19.78%) LANDesk
4 10 (10.99%) Google
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) Polycom
7 1 (1.10%) Perforce
7 1 (1.10%) Symantec
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
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