The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 133 140 140
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.053% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 1.10% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £75,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Handset
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
768 913 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.55% 37.22% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 653 599 690
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Handset
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Handset Salary Trend in Reading

Handset
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Polycom
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Handset Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle