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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 136 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% - 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% - 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 17
Average salary £25,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -33.33%
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
779 773 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.85% 35.15% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 530 578 559
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Huawei
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) ZyXEL
1 3 (60.00%) Product Management
1 3 (60.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
2 1 (20.00%) Acme Packet
2 1 (20.00%) Sonus
2 1 (20.00%) BroadSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SLA

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (20.00%) ISDN
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) PSTN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) ISUP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Huawei
1 3 (60.00%) ZyXEL
1 3 (60.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (20.00%) Acme Packet
2 1 (20.00%) Sonus
2 1 (20.00%) BroadSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco