The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 812 744 667
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -77
Permanent jobs citing Handset 74 159 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 64 104 176
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.62% -9.37%

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
42141 43455 45285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.23% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33966 34763 37896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Handset Salary Histogram in the UK

Handset
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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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
England -87 67 £30,000 -25.00% 16
London -27 42 £30,000 -27.27% 7
City of London +25 12 £25,500 -31.08% 4
East of England -47 7 £41,250 +44.73% 1
South East -57 7 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham -6 6 £26,500 +6.00% 1
West Midlands -10 6 £26,500 +16.48% 2
Hertfordshire -12 4 £47,500 +5.55%
North West -11 3 £33,500 +52.27% 1
Manchester -12 3 £33,500 +52.27% 1
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol +3 2 £18,000 -14.28%
Middlesex -4 2 £35,500 -43.20%
South West -10 2 £18,000 -14.28% 4
Berkshire -25 2 £29,000 -38.94%
Cambridge -3 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Scotland -3 1 £25,500 -
Essex -6 1 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Surrey -10 1 £24,000 -17.94%
Reading -10 1 £29,000 -38.94%
Hampshire -11 1 £30,000 +25.00%
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Hockley - 1 £24,000 - 1

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 69 (35.94%) Windows
2 67 (34.90%) Telecoms
3 54 (28.13%) MS Office
4 53 (27.60%) Active Directory
5 44 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 42 (21.88%) VoIP
7 40 (20.83%) Cisco
8 36 (18.75%) ITIL
8 36 (18.75%) Mitel
9 34 (17.71%) Blackberry
10 31 (16.15%) Windows XP
11 29 (15.10%) Degree
12 28 (14.58%) MS Excel
12 28 (14.58%) LAN
13 27 (14.06%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (14.06%) TCP/IP
14 26 (13.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (13.02%) Java
16 23 (11.98%) Marketing
16 23 (11.98%) Mobile App
17 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (11.46%) Windows 2000
18 21 (10.94%) Security Cleared
19 20 (10.42%) Finance
19 20 (10.42%) MS Exchange
20 19 (9.90%) SharePoint
20 19 (9.90%) Intel
20 19 (9.90%) LANDesk
21 18 (9.38%) Android
21 18 (9.38%) VPN

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 26 (13.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 20 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Lync
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (28.13%) MS Office
2 28 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.88%) VoIP
2 28 (14.58%) LAN
3 27 (14.06%) TCP/IP
3 27 (14.06%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (9.38%) VPN
4 18 (9.38%) GSM
5 17 (8.85%) DNS
5 17 (8.85%) Firewall
6 16 (8.33%) DHCP
6 16 (8.33%) Broadband
7 14 (7.29%) Internet
8 13 (6.77%) WAN
9 12 (6.25%) DSL
10 11 (5.73%) 3G
10 11 (5.73%) Wireless
11 7 (3.65%) IP Telephony
11 7 (3.65%) PABX
11 7 (3.65%) MVNO
12 6 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (3.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.29%) MySQL
2 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.60%) Subversion
2 5 (2.60%) JIRA
3 4 (2.08%) Robotium
3 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.08%) Robolectric
4 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.04%) Maven
4 2 (1.04%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.52%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) TestLink
5 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.52%) WatiN
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (34.90%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.98%) Marketing
3 20 (10.42%) Finance
4 8 (4.17%) Retail
5 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.13%) Legal
7 5 (2.60%) Back Office
8 4 (2.08%) Dutch Language
8 4 (2.08%) German Language
9 3 (1.56%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.56%) Billing
9 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.04%) Automotive
10 2 (1.04%) French Language
10 2 (1.04%) Advertising
10 2 (1.04%) Games
10 2 (1.04%) Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.52%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 36 (18.75%) Analyst
2 28 (14.58%) Support Analyst
3 21 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (7.29%) Developer
5 11 (5.73%) Account Manager
6 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (4.69%) Designer
7 9 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.69%) Solutions Designer
8 8 (4.17%) Administrator
9 7 (3.65%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.13%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.13%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Android Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (2.60%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.60%) Sales Manager
12 4 (2.08%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.69%) Rendezvous
2 6 (3.13%) XMPP
3 4 (2.08%) REST
3 4 (2.08%) JNI
3 4 (2.08%) J2SE
4 3 (1.56%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.56%) Spring
4 3 (1.56%) .NET
4 3 (1.56%) MFC
4 3 (1.56%) STL
4 3 (1.56%) Web Services
4 3 (1.56%) RESTful
5 2 (1.04%) Java EE
5 2 (1.04%) WCF
5 2 (1.04%) CSS
5 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.04%) HTML
5 2 (1.04%) Middleware
6 1 (0.52%) JSF
6 1 (0.52%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Blackberry
2 23 (11.98%) Mobile App
3 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.21%) Smartphone
5 9 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.65%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.13%) iPhone
7 6 (3.13%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.08%) STB
8 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.08%) Open Source
9 3 (1.56%) Social Media
9 3 (1.56%) Replication
9 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.56%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.56%) Blog
10 2 (1.04%) Social Network
10 2 (1.04%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.94%) Windows
2 31 (16.15%) Windows XP
3 22 (11.46%) Windows 2000
4 18 (9.38%) Android
5 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.73%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.69%) Linux
8 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.65%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.13%) VMS
10 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.56%) UNIX
13 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.75%) ITIL
2 17 (8.85%) CRM
2 17 (8.85%) Time Management
3 15 (7.81%) E-Commerce
3 15 (7.81%) Mentoring
4 11 (5.73%) Change Control
5 10 (5.21%) Software Distribution
5 10 (5.21%) Business Continuity
6 9 (4.69%) Information Security
7 8 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.17%) Product Management
8 7 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.65%) Android Development
9 6 (3.13%) Security Management
9 6 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.13%) Service Management
9 6 (3.13%) UML
9 6 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.02%) Java
2 18 (9.38%) C
3 13 (6.77%) C++
4 12 (6.25%) SQL
5 8 (4.17%) Python
6 5 (2.60%) C#
7 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.56%) TTCN
7 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.56%) Perl
8 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.04%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (15.10%) Degree
2 21 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.60%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.56%) CCIE
4 3 (1.56%) CCNA
4 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.52%) HNC
6 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) SLA
2 5 (2.60%) QA
3 4 (2.08%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (27.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.08%) vSphere
5 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.04%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.52%) SCSM
2 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.52%) WSUS
2 1 (0.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.83%) Cisco
3 36 (18.75%) Mitel
4 19 (9.90%) LANDesk
4 19 (9.90%) Intel
5 12 (6.25%) VMware
6 9 (4.69%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.69%) Citrix
6 9 (4.69%) Aruba
7 8 (4.17%) Polycom
8 7 (3.65%) Google
8 7 (3.65%) HP
9 6 (3.13%) Avaya
9 6 (3.13%) Meru Networks
10 5 (2.60%) Apple
11 4 (2.08%) Dell
11 4 (2.08%) McAfee
11 4 (2.08%) BT
11 4 (2.08%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.56%) Aastra
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
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