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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 794 716 658
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -58
Permanent jobs citing Handset 111 157 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 76 110 197
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,646 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.00%

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
42993 41429 45795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.91% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33604 33705 38462
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 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
(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 -68 105 £30,000 -20.00% 23
London -7 49 £30,000 -33.33% 7
South East -17 31 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Berkshire -12 23 £32,500 -27.77%
City of London +13 20 £22,000 -56.00% 3
East of England -17 15 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Hertfordshire -6 12 £42,500 - 1
Watford - 12 £42,500 -
Maidenhead -13 9 - -
Hampshire -6 5 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Reading -20 5 - -
West Midlands -27 5 £25,750 -24.26%
Birmingham - 4 £26,500 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell -2 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £36,250 +15.07% 1
Cambridge -10 2 £36,250 -9.37% 1
South West -36 2 £49,000 -12.88% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 4
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 4
Leeds - 2 £52,500 - 4
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon -4 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Warwickshire -5 1 £25,000 -15.25%
Wiltshire -9 1 £80,000 -
Manchester -14 1 £35,000 +59.09%
North West -25 1 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Scotland - 1 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,500 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (34.56%) Telecoms
2 71 (32.72%) Windows
3 50 (23.04%) Degree
4 46 (21.20%) MS Office
4 46 (21.20%) Active Directory
5 44 (20.28%) VoIP
5 44 (20.28%) Mobile App
6 39 (17.97%) Android
6 39 (17.97%) Cisco
6 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
7 35 (16.13%) Java
8 34 (15.67%) Mitel
9 32 (14.75%) LAN
10 31 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 29 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (12.90%) MS Excel
13 27 (12.44%) C
13 27 (12.44%) ITIL
14 26 (11.98%) Marketing
15 25 (11.52%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (11.52%) TCP/IP
15 25 (11.52%) Blackberry
16 24 (11.06%) GSM
16 24 (11.06%) LANDesk
17 22 (10.14%) C++
17 22 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 20 (9.22%) WAN
18 20 (9.22%) Security Cleared
18 20 (9.22%) Apple iOS
19 19 (8.76%) Windows 2000

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (6.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.92%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.92%) CMS
5 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (21.20%) MS Office
2 28 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.46%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.28%) VoIP
2 32 (14.75%) LAN
3 25 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 25 (11.52%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (11.06%) GSM
5 20 (9.22%) WAN
6 18 (8.29%) DHCP
6 18 (8.29%) VPN
6 18 (8.29%) Broadband
6 18 (8.29%) Firewall
7 17 (7.83%) DNS
8 15 (6.91%) 3G
9 12 (5.53%) Internet
9 12 (5.53%) Wireless
10 11 (5.07%) IP Telephony
11 10 (4.61%) DSL
12 9 (4.15%) LTE
13 8 (3.69%) 4G
13 8 (3.69%) Network Security
14 7 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.53%) MySQL
2 7 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) DB2
4 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) Subversion
2 10 (4.61%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.15%) Robotium
4 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.30%) JIRA
5 3 (1.38%) Selenium
5 3 (1.38%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.38%) NUnit
6 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.92%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.46%) WatiN
7 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.46%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.46%) JUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
General
1 75 (34.56%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.98%) Marketing
3 15 (6.91%) Finance
4 9 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.15%) Retail
5 7 (3.23%) Electronics
6 6 (2.76%) Legal
7 5 (2.30%) Back Office
8 4 (1.84%) Billing
9 3 (1.38%) Games
9 3 (1.38%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) French Language
11 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (14.75%) Analyst
2 26 (11.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (11.06%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.14%) Developer
5 12 (5.53%) Android Developer
6 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 11 (5.07%) Architect
7 10 (4.61%) Network Engineer
7 10 (4.61%) Account Manager
8 9 (4.15%) Solutions Designer
8 9 (4.15%) Designer
9 8 (3.69%) Tester
9 8 (3.69%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.23%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.76%) Technical Support
11 6 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.30%) Senior Manager
12 5 (2.30%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.07%) XMPP
2 10 (4.61%) J2SE
2 10 (4.61%) JNI
3 9 (4.15%) Rendezvous
4 6 (2.76%) .NET
5 4 (1.84%) XML
5 4 (1.84%) XSLT
5 4 (1.84%) Middleware
5 4 (1.84%) REST
6 3 (1.38%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.38%) UIKit
6 3 (1.38%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.38%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.38%) STL
6 3 (1.38%) MFC
7 2 (0.92%) Spring
7 2 (0.92%) HTML
7 2 (0.92%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.92%) Google Maps API
7 2 (0.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.28%) Mobile App
2 29 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (11.52%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.53%) iPhone
5 11 (5.07%) Smartphone
6 9 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.15%) Open Source
7 6 (2.76%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.30%) Social Media
8 5 (2.30%) iPad
9 4 (1.84%) Firmware
9 4 (1.84%) Blog
9 4 (1.84%) STB
10 3 (1.38%) Replication
10 3 (1.38%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.92%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.92%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.92%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.72%) Windows
2 39 (17.97%) Android
3 31 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 20 (9.22%) Apple iOS
5 19 (8.76%) Windows 2000
6 16 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.45%) Linux
8 11 (5.07%) UNIX
9 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.76%) VMS
10 6 (2.76%) Solaris
10 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.76%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.30%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.84%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.44%) ITIL
2 18 (8.29%) E-Commerce
2 18 (8.29%) Mentoring
3 15 (6.91%) Change Control
3 15 (6.91%) CRM
4 14 (6.45%) Time Management
5 13 (5.99%) Software Engineering
5 13 (5.99%) Android Development
6 12 (5.53%) Business Continuity
7 11 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.07%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (4.61%) Information Security
8 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.15%) UML
9 9 (4.15%) Software Testing
9 9 (4.15%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (3.69%) Product Management
10 8 (3.69%) Manual Testing
11 7 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.13%) Java
2 27 (12.44%) C
3 22 (10.14%) C++
4 14 (6.45%) SQL
5 10 (4.61%) C#
5 10 (4.61%) Python
6 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.84%) TTCN
6 4 (1.84%) VB
6 4 (1.84%) Perl
7 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.92%) Ruby
8 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (23.04%) Degree
2 20 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.30%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.30%) CCIE
6 4 (1.84%) HND
7 3 (1.38%) PhD
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.92%) ISEB
8 2 (0.92%) CCNP
8 2 (0.92%) MCP
8 2 (0.92%) MCSE
8 2 (0.92%) MCSA
9 1 (0.46%) CCNA
9 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) QA
2 8 (3.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (21.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.76%) Terminal Services
3 6 (2.76%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.92%) XenApp
5 2 (0.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (17.97%) Cisco
1 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.67%) Mitel
3 24 (11.06%) LANDesk
4 18 (8.29%) Intel
5 16 (7.37%) VMware
6 12 (5.53%) Google
7 11 (5.07%) Aruba
8 10 (4.61%) Meru Networks
8 10 (4.61%) HP
9 9 (4.15%) Dell
9 9 (4.15%) TIBCO
9 9 (4.15%) McAfee
10 8 (3.69%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.69%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.23%) Amdocs
11 7 (3.23%) SAP
12 5 (2.30%) EMC
12 5 (2.30%) Avaya
13 4 (1.84%) Citrix
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stephenson Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London, EC1
AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)
Salary: up to £21,423 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 17 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago