The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 43 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.61% 1.09% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 2.58% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £35,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Handset
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
139 155 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 42.12% 42.23% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 70 130 120
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Handset
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Salary Trend in Middlesex

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba