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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 746 843 651
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -192
Permanent jobs citing Handset 159 104 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 110 85 206
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £24,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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
43687 47600 43875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.71% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34679 37791 35687
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 2015 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 2 July 2015. 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 +98 148 £45,000 +38.99% 12
London +59 73 £46,250 +54.16% 4
South East +25 34 £57,500 +76.92% 3
Berkshire +11 23 £77,500 +138.46%
East of England +14 21 £47,500 +11.76% 1
City of London +53 19 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire +1 15 £28,000 -34.11% 1
Watford +9 14 £28,000 -34.11% 1
Ealing - 13 - -
West Midlands 0 11 £64,500 +134.54% 1
Reading +4 10 £77,500 -
Surrey +16 9 £33,000 +15.78% 2
Slough +7 8 £80,000 -
Leatherhead - 8 £33,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 8 £64,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £64,500 -
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 -
Bradford - 6 £35,000 -
Cambridge +12 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Scotland +10 5 £22,500 -71.87%
Glasgow +4 4 £22,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £70,000 -
Birmingham -12 2 £31,250 +13.63%
South West -16 2 £22,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £40,000 -
Dorset - 2 £22,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £22,500 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 96 (42.11%) Windows
2 84 (36.84%) Telecoms
3 60 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 58 (25.44%) Active Directory
5 53 (23.25%) MS Office
6 48 (21.05%) ITIL
6 48 (21.05%) Wireless
6 48 (21.05%) Marketing
7 43 (18.86%) MS Exchange
8 42 (18.42%) MS Excel
8 42 (18.42%) VMware
9 39 (17.11%) TCP/IP
10 34 (14.91%) Finance
11 32 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (13.60%) DNS
12 31 (13.60%) LAN
12 31 (13.60%) WAN
13 30 (13.16%) Windows 7
14 29 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (12.72%) Degree
14 29 (12.72%) DHCP
14 29 (12.72%) Cisco
15 28 (12.28%) VPN
15 28 (12.28%) LTE
16 27 (11.84%) Project Management
17 25 (10.96%) Blackberry
17 25 (10.96%) Linux
18 24 (10.53%) 3GPP
18 24 (10.53%) SLA

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 43 (18.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (1.32%) IIS
7 2 (0.88%) Lync
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
Applications
1 53 (23.25%) MS Office
2 42 (18.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) assyst
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.58%) Office 365
2 14 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.05%) Wireless
2 39 (17.11%) TCP/IP
3 31 (13.60%) DNS
3 31 (13.60%) LAN
3 31 (13.60%) WAN
4 29 (12.72%) DHCP
5 28 (12.28%) VPN
5 28 (12.28%) LTE
6 24 (10.53%) 3GPP
7 23 (10.09%) GSM
8 20 (8.77%) WCDMA
8 20 (8.77%) Firewall
9 19 (8.33%) VoIP
10 13 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (4.39%) PBX
12 9 (3.95%) Internet
13 8 (3.51%) 3G
14 7 (3.07%) UMTS
14 7 (3.07%) 4G
15 6 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) NUnit
1 5 (2.19%) MSTest
2 4 (1.75%) Selenium
3 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.32%) Subversion
3 3 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.88%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (0.88%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.88%) JMeter
4 2 (0.88%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.88%) Firebug
4 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.44%) TestNG
5 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.44%) Gradle
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 84 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 48 (21.05%) Marketing
3 34 (14.91%) Finance
4 16 (7.02%) Retail
5 10 (4.39%) Billing
6 7 (3.07%) Advertising
6 7 (3.07%) Back Office
7 5 (2.19%) Games
8 4 (1.75%) Banking
8 4 (1.75%) Electronics
8 4 (1.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (24.56%) Analyst
2 29 (12.72%) Account Manager
2 29 (12.72%) Support Analyst
3 26 (11.40%) Senior Manager
4 17 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (7.46%) Technical Manager
5 15 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 14 (6.14%) Administrator
7 12 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 12 (5.26%) Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Technical Account Manager
7 12 (5.26%) IT Support
8 10 (4.39%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.39%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (3.51%) Product Manager
9 8 (3.51%) Senior Account Manager
10 7 (3.07%) Marketing Analyst
10 7 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.95%) HTML
2 6 (2.63%) .NET
2 6 (2.63%) XML
3 5 (2.19%) XSLT
3 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.19%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.19%) WCF
3 5 (2.19%) LINQ
4 3 (1.32%) CSS
5 2 (0.88%) HTML5
5 2 (0.88%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.88%) CSS3
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.44%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (0.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.44%) Spring
6 1 (0.44%) JNI
6 1 (0.44%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.44%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.96%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.14%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.82%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.95%) Clustering
6 8 (3.51%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.51%) iPhone
7 7 (3.07%) Thin Client
7 7 (3.07%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.19%) NHS
8 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.75%) Blog
9 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.32%) Telematics
11 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.88%) BBC
11 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 96 (42.11%) Windows
2 30 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 29 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (10.96%) Linux
5 23 (10.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.70%) Android
9 12 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.82%) Mac OS X
11 10 (4.39%) UNIX
11 10 (4.39%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.51%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.63%) Windows Phone
14 5 (2.19%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.05%) ITIL
2 27 (11.84%) Project Management
3 20 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 17 (7.46%) Pay per click
6 15 (6.58%) Information Security
7 14 (6.14%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.14%) Time Management
7 14 (6.14%) Analytics
8 13 (5.70%) B2B
8 13 (5.70%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.82%) CRM
9 11 (4.82%) Product Management
10 8 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.51%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.07%) Project Planning
11 7 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.07%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.21%) SQL
2 20 (8.77%) C
3 8 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.07%) C#
4 7 (3.07%) Java
5 5 (2.19%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.75%) Python
7 3 (1.32%) C++
7 3 (1.32%) Perl
8 2 (0.88%) PHP
8 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) Groovy
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.72%) Degree
2 16 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (6.14%) CCNA
4 7 (3.07%) CCNP
5 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) PMP
6 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.32%) MCP
6 3 (1.32%) MCSE
6 3 (1.32%) MCSA
7 2 (0.88%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (0.88%) ACCA
7 2 (0.88%) CIMA
8 1 (0.44%) MCDST
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (25.44%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.02%) vSphere
4 15 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (6.58%) Terminal Services
5 14 (6.14%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.32%) Firmware
7 3 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.44%) MDaemon
9 1 (0.44%) KVM
9 1 (0.44%) Postfix
9 1 (0.44%) XenApp
9 1 (0.44%) Xen
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Iperf
4 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.42%) VMware
3 29 (12.72%) Cisco
4 17 (7.46%) Citrix
5 14 (6.14%) Avaya
6 10 (4.39%) Nokia
7 9 (3.95%) Juniper
7 9 (3.95%) Huawei
8 8 (3.51%) Mitel
8 8 (3.51%) Ericsson
9 7 (3.07%) Apple
9 7 (3.07%) Omniture
9 7 (3.07%) Polycom
10 6 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (2.63%) Aruba
11 5 (2.19%) TEOCO
11 5 (2.19%) Google
12 4 (1.75%) Remedy
12 4 (1.75%) Adobe
12 4 (1.75%) HP
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive Salary and great bonuses
Posted: 15 days ago
West Bromwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Teoco Corporation
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago