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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 895 879 810
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -69
Permanent jobs citing Handset 56 62 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 101
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,263 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%

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
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 54 £31,000 -4.61% 10
South East -4 16 £31,000 +21.56% 4
London -16 16 £32,500 -12.16% 3
Berkshire +10 10 £32,000 - 1
West Midlands -13 6 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Slough - 6 £33,500 - 1
Reading +10 4 £32,000 -
Surrey +5 4 £24,772 -0.91%
Birmingham -7 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £25,000 -
Guildford - 4 £24,772 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
South West -8 3 £32,000 +88.23%
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester +20 2 - -
North West +6 2 - -
East of England +3 2 £31,500 -17.64%
Dorset -1 2 £25,250 +48.52%
Derbyshire - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +45 1 £22,500 -38.35% 1
Hampshire +9 1 £27,000 +8.00% 1
North East +5 1 £53,429 - 1
Bournemouth +3 1 £18,500 +8.82%
Staffordshire -5 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £20,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £34,000 -
Somerset - 1 £33,500 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Fareham - 1 £27,000 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 76 (50.33%) Windows
2 60 (39.74%) Telecoms
3 58 (38.41%) Microsoft
4 45 (29.80%) Active Directory
5 44 (29.14%) VoIP
6 43 (28.48%) Windows 7
7 41 (27.15%) MS Office
8 39 (25.83%) ITIL
9 38 (25.17%) Cisco
10 33 (21.85%) Citrix
10 33 (21.85%) MS Exchange
10 33 (21.85%) Windows Server
11 31 (20.53%) Office 365
11 31 (20.53%) VMware
12 30 (19.87%) Firewall
13 29 (19.21%) TCP/IP
14 27 (17.88%) Wireless
15 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (15.89%) Apple
17 23 (15.23%) Blackberry
18 22 (14.57%) Windows XP
18 22 (14.57%) MS Excel
19 21 (13.91%) Android
19 21 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (13.25%) Windows 8
20 20 (13.25%) DNS
20 20 (13.25%) DHCP
20 20 (13.25%) Mitel
21 19 (12.58%) Degree
21 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (21.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.97%) Lync
6 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.65%) IIS
8 3 (1.99%) SAS
9 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (27.15%) MS Office
2 22 (14.57%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.53%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.14%) VoIP
2 30 (19.87%) Firewall
3 29 (19.21%) TCP/IP
4 27 (17.88%) Wireless
5 20 (13.25%) DHCP
5 20 (13.25%) DNS
6 16 (10.60%) LTE
7 15 (9.93%) Internet
7 15 (9.93%) VPN
8 14 (9.27%) 3G
8 14 (9.27%) LAN
9 13 (8.61%) ISDN
9 13 (8.61%) PBX
10 12 (7.95%) VLAN
10 12 (7.95%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (7.28%) GSM
12 10 (6.62%) 4G
12 10 (6.62%) PSTN
13 9 (5.96%) 2G
13 9 (5.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Ant
2 2 (1.32%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 60 (39.74%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.62%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Legal
3 6 (3.97%) Advertising
4 5 (3.31%) Marketing
5 4 (2.65%) Electronics
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Law
7 2 (1.32%) Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (24.50%) Analyst
2 21 (13.91%) Support Analyst
3 15 (9.93%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.28%) Desktop Support
6 11 (7.28%) Service Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.96%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) IT Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Server Support
9 8 (5.30%) Service Desk Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 7 (4.64%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Support Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) .NET
2 4 (2.65%) COM
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Blackberry
2 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.28%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.62%) iPhone
6 9 (5.96%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (3.31%) Telematics
10 4 (2.65%) IVR
10 4 (2.65%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.66%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 76 (50.33%) Windows
2 43 (28.48%) Windows 7
3 33 (21.85%) Windows Server
4 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.57%) Windows XP
6 21 (13.91%) Android
7 20 (13.25%) Windows 8
8 18 (11.92%) Linux
9 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (7.95%) Apple iOS
10 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (6.62%) Unix
12 9 (5.96%) Mac OS X
13 8 (5.30%) Windows 10
14 5 (3.31%) Windows Phone
15 4 (2.65%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.99%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.66%) CentOS
17 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) ITIL
2 17 (11.26%) Service Delivery
3 11 (7.28%) CRM
3 11 (7.28%) Project Planning
3 11 (7.28%) Service Management
4 10 (6.62%) Presales
5 7 (4.64%) Asset Management
5 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (3.97%) Change Control
6 6 (3.97%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.97%) Time Management
7 5 (3.31%) B2B
7 5 (3.31%) Change Management
7 5 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.31%) Software Engineering
8 4 (2.65%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.65%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (2.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.31%) C++
2 4 (2.65%) C#
2 4 (2.65%) Perl
2 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.65%) SQL
2 4 (2.65%) VBScript
3 3 (1.99%) C
3 3 (1.99%) Java
4 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.66%) Delphi
5 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) CCNA
2 13 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.65%) MCSA
7 3 (1.99%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) HND
8 2 (1.32%) MCP
8 2 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) SLA
2 8 (5.30%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) JTAG
System Software
1 45 (29.80%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.95%) VMware Workstation
4 10 (6.62%) vSphere
5 9 (5.96%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.97%) Firmware
7 4 (2.65%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.66%) pfSense
9 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.97%) OpenView
2 3 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.99%) Nagios
2 3 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.99%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (38.41%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.17%) Cisco
3 33 (21.85%) Citrix
4 31 (20.53%) VMware
5 24 (15.89%) Apple
6 20 (13.25%) Mitel
7 16 (10.60%) Nokia
7 16 (10.60%) Polycom
8 15 (9.93%) HP
9 13 (8.61%) Avaya
10 12 (7.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 12 (7.95%) Ericsson
10 12 (7.95%) Huawei
11 10 (6.62%) Adobe
12 9 (5.96%) BroadSoft
13 7 (4.64%) BT
14 6 (3.97%) ServiceNow
15 5 (3.31%) Lumension
16 4 (2.65%) Dell
16 4 (2.65%) Oracle
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Chess Telecom
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago