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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 552 614 540
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -74
Permanent jobs citing Handset 75 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.093% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 54
Average salary £43,500 £25,000 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.00% -54.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
20310 21709 20613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.83% 45.04% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 17652 16735
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 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
City of London +35 22 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Ealing - 14 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £26,500 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 49 (46.23%) Windows
2 35 (33.02%) Telecoms
3 28 (26.42%) MS Office
4 26 (24.53%) Active Directory
5 24 (22.64%) Wireless
6 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (20.75%) Marketing
7 22 (20.75%) Degree
8 21 (19.81%) Finance
8 21 (19.81%) 3GPP
9 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
10 19 (17.92%) GSM
10 19 (17.92%) LTE
11 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
11 18 (16.98%) Project Management
11 18 (16.98%) Pay per click
12 17 (16.04%) Retail
12 17 (16.04%) WCDMA
13 16 (15.09%) Blackberry
13 16 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (15.09%) Windows 7
14 15 (14.15%) MS Exchange
15 14 (13.21%) Time Management
16 12 (11.32%) ITIL
16 12 (11.32%) Citrix
17 11 (10.38%) DNS
17 11 (10.38%) Billing
18 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (8.49%) VMware
19 9 (8.49%) B2B

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.89%) Lync
6 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (26.42%) MS Office
2 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.64%) Wireless
2 21 (19.81%) 3GPP
3 19 (17.92%) GSM
3 19 (17.92%) LTE
4 17 (16.04%) WCDMA
5 11 (10.38%) DNS
6 9 (8.49%) VoIP
7 8 (7.55%) WAN
7 8 (7.55%) LAN
7 8 (7.55%) VPN
7 8 (7.55%) DHCP
8 7 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.72%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (4.72%) OSPF
9 5 (4.72%) Firewall
9 5 (4.72%) RIP
9 5 (4.72%) Bluetooth
10 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.89%) 3G
11 2 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (0.94%) Maven
3 1 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Selenium
3 1 (0.94%) TestNG
3 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.94%) Gradle
3 1 (0.94%) Spock
3 1 (0.94%) Geb
3 1 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 35 (33.02%) Telecoms
2 22 (20.75%) Marketing
3 21 (19.81%) Finance
4 17 (16.04%) Retail
5 11 (10.38%) Billing
6 3 (2.83%) Back Office
6 3 (2.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Senior Manager
2 17 (16.04%) Technical Manager
3 16 (15.09%) Analyst
4 12 (11.32%) Account Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Technical Account Manager
5 10 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Product Manager
7 7 (6.60%) IT Support
7 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Technical Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Test Coordinator
10 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.77%) Junior
10 4 (3.77%) Search Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Content Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.89%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) JMS
3 1 (0.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.09%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.72%) NHS
4 4 (3.77%) Blog
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.89%) iPhone
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Telematics
7 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.94%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.23%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.66%) Android
5 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Linux
6 4 (3.77%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Project Management
1 18 (16.98%) Pay per click
2 16 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (13.21%) Time Management
4 12 (11.32%) ITIL
5 9 (8.49%) CRM
5 9 (8.49%) B2B
6 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.55%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.77%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.77%) SEO
8 4 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.77%) Analytics
8 4 (3.77%) Software Distribution
8 4 (3.77%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.77%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.83%) Line Management
9 3 (2.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.77%) C
4 2 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) CCNA
2 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.77%) MCSE
3 4 (3.77%) MCSA
4 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) MCITP
5 2 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 26 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Citrix
3 9 (8.49%) Cisco
3 9 (8.49%) VMware
4 6 (5.66%) Juniper
5 5 (4.72%) Aruba
6 4 (3.77%) Google
6 4 (3.77%) Avaya
6 4 (3.77%) Adobe
7 3 (2.83%) Nokia
7 3 (2.83%) Apple
8 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.94%) Altiris
9 1 (0.94%) McAfee
9 1 (0.94%) BT
9 1 (0.94%) Wyse
9 1 (0.94%) HP
9 1 (0.94%) Dell
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle
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