The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
UK
Rank 801 896 895
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -1
Permanent jobs citing Handset 43 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.060% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 54
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,823 £24,772 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.62%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32532 40984 41404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26375 32791 33298
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Handset
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset within the UK.

Handset Salary Trend in the UK

Handset
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Handset Salary Histogram in the UK

Handset
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 43 £32,500 +3.17% 7
London +48 14 £30,750 -7.51% 1
South East +50 9 £61,250 +97.58% 3
East of England +33 8 £27,500 -12.69%
Berkshire +40 6 £77,500 +150.00% 1
West Midlands +30 4 £41,250 +58.65% 1
Birmingham +12 4 £41,250 +37.50% 1
Romford - 4 £29,000 -
Reading +38 3 £45,000 +45.16%
South West +23 3 £27,750 -13.28% 1
Hertfordshire +13 3 £27,000 -29.41%
Essex - 3 £27,500 -
Bristol - 3 £27,750 - 1
Buckhurst Hill - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey +45 2 £31,000 +25.14% 1
Slough +21 2 £77,500 +131.34%
Yorkshire +19 2 £20,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £65,000 +106.34%
North West -16 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -30 2 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 -
Bradford - 2 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 -
City of London - 2 £52,500 -
Watford - 2 - -
Guildford +17 1 £31,000 +25.14%
North East 0 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
Greenford - 1 £32,500 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Handset.

1 50 (51.02%) Windows
2 38 (38.78%) Telecoms
3 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
4 29 (29.59%) MS Office
5 28 (28.57%) VoIP
5 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (26.53%) Windows Server
7 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
8 22 (22.45%) ITIL
9 20 (20.41%) Broadband
9 20 (20.41%) LAN
9 20 (20.41%) DNS
10 19 (19.39%) Linux
11 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 16 (16.33%) VPN
11 16 (16.33%) Cisco
11 16 (16.33%) Windows 7
12 15 (15.31%) Retail
12 15 (15.31%) Blackberry
12 15 (15.31%) Office 365
13 14 (14.29%) DHCP
13 14 (14.29%) Mitel
14 13 (13.27%) VMware
14 13 (13.27%) Android
14 13 (13.27%) WLAN
15 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
15 12 (12.24%) SQL
15 12 (12.24%) Terminal Services

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (29.59%) MS Office
2 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.20%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Office 365
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.57%) VoIP
2 20 (20.41%) Broadband
2 20 (20.41%) DNS
2 20 (20.41%) LAN
3 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.33%) VPN
4 14 (14.29%) DHCP
5 13 (13.27%) WLAN
6 12 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (10.20%) IMAP
7 10 (10.20%) POP3
7 10 (10.20%) SMTP
8 9 (9.18%) Wireless
9 8 (8.16%) WAN
10 7 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (7.14%) Firewall
11 5 (5.10%) 4G
11 5 (5.10%) Internet
11 5 (5.10%) LTE
11 5 (5.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) MS Access
2 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.02%) Capybara
3 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.02%) Hudson
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.02%) TestLink
3 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (15.31%) Retail
3 9 (9.18%) Marketing
4 6 (6.12%) Finance
5 3 (3.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.04%) Electronics
6 2 (2.04%) French Language
6 2 (2.04%) Front Office
6 2 (2.04%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) Support Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) IT Support
4 10 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.18%) Technical Support
6 8 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (8.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Technical Advisor
6 8 (8.16%) Technical Support Advisor
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Support Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Support Specialist
7 7 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Voice Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) IP Specialist
10 3 (3.06%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.04%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.02%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.02%) CSS
3 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) Java SE
3 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) iPhone
4 4 (4.08%) IVR
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.04%) iPad
6 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) BYOD
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.02%) FMCG
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.02%) Windows
2 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (26.53%) Windows Server
4 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.39%) Linux
6 16 (16.33%) Windows 7
7 13 (13.27%) Android
8 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.20%) Windows XP
9 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
9 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
10 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.08%) Mac OS
11 4 (4.08%) Unix
11 4 (4.08%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
3 10 (10.20%) Information Security
4 9 (9.18%) CRM
5 6 (6.12%) Change Control
5 6 (6.12%) Service Management
6 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.10%) Project Management
7 4 (4.08%) Business Development
7 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.08%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.08%) Time Management
8 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.06%) Line Management
8 3 (3.06%) Open Source
8 3 (3.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
4 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.02%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.08%) MCSA
4 4 (4.08%) MCSE
5 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.06%) MCP
6 2 (2.04%) MCDST
6 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) CCNP
7 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMP
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) Terminal Services
3 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.16%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
3 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.02%) Packer
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Cisco
3 14 (14.29%) Mitel
4 13 (13.27%) VMware
5 11 (11.22%) BroadSoft
6 9 (9.18%) Citrix
7 6 (6.12%) Apple
7 6 (6.12%) Avaya
8 5 (5.10%) BT
8 5 (5.10%) Ericsson
8 5 (5.10%) LANDesk
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle
10 3 (3.06%) Adobe
10 3 (3.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (3.06%) Huawei
10 3 (3.06%) Nokia
10 3 (3.06%) Polycom
10 3 (3.06%) Remedy
10 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.06%) Sonus
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