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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 778 704 679
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -25
Permanent jobs citing Handset 115 173 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 133 194
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,646 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%

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
35570 35195 38890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.97% 33.14% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27919 28450 32820
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -79 112 £31,750 -15.33% 14
London -24 48 £25,000 -44.44% 5
South East -41 34 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Berkshire -8 27 £32,500 -13.33%
City of London -10 24 £22,500 -57.14% 2
East of England -16 19 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £42,500 -
Watford - 11 £42,500 -
Maidenhead -5 9 - -
Reading -17 7 - -
West Midlands -14 6 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Cambridge -12 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Hampshire -16 4 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Birmingham - 4 £27,500 - 1
Bracknell +1 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +3 2 £30,000 +1.69%
Manchester -12 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Yorkshire -29 2 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North West -31 2 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Leeds -32 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Yorkshire -37 2 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Slough - 2 £37,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon 0 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Bedfordshire -9 1 £28,000 +13.60%
Wiltshire -12 1 £80,000 -
South West -24 1 £80,000 +42.22% 1

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (36.79%) Telecoms
2 65 (30.66%) Windows
3 52 (24.53%) Degree
4 46 (21.70%) Mobile App
5 44 (20.75%) Active Directory
6 43 (20.28%) VoIP
6 43 (20.28%) MS Office
6 43 (20.28%) Android
7 40 (18.87%) Java
7 40 (18.87%) Cisco
8 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
9 32 (15.09%) Mitel
10 31 (14.62%) Windows XP
11 30 (14.15%) LAN
11 30 (14.15%) C
12 27 (12.74%) Marketing
13 26 (12.26%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (12.26%) C++
13 26 (12.26%) MS Excel
13 26 (12.26%) Blackberry
14 25 (11.79%) GSM
15 24 (11.32%) LANDesk
16 23 (10.85%) TCP/IP
16 23 (10.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 22 (10.38%) ITIL
18 20 (9.43%) Windows 2000
19 19 (8.96%) WAN
20 18 (8.49%) VPN
20 18 (8.49%) Intel
20 18 (8.49%) Broadband

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (10.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.42%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.94%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (20.28%) MS Office
2 26 (12.26%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.94%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.28%) VoIP
2 30 (14.15%) LAN
3 26 (12.26%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (11.79%) GSM
5 23 (10.85%) TCP/IP
6 19 (8.96%) WAN
7 18 (8.49%) VPN
7 18 (8.49%) Broadband
7 18 (8.49%) Firewall
8 16 (7.55%) DHCP
8 16 (7.55%) 3G
9 15 (7.08%) DNS
10 13 (6.13%) Wireless
11 12 (5.66%) Internet
12 11 (5.19%) LTE
13 10 (4.72%) IP Telephony
14 9 (4.25%) DSL
14 9 (4.25%) 4G
15 8 (3.77%) Network Security
15 8 (3.77%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) MySQL
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.13%) Subversion
3 11 (5.19%) Robotium
4 4 (1.89%) JIRA
5 3 (1.42%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.94%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.94%) Selenium
6 2 (0.94%) NUnit
6 2 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.47%) Valgrind
General
1 78 (36.79%) Telecoms
2 27 (12.74%) Marketing
3 12 (5.66%) Finance
4 9 (4.25%) Electronics
4 9 (4.25%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.30%) Retail
6 5 (2.36%) Back Office
6 5 (2.36%) Legal
7 3 (1.42%) Billing
7 3 (1.42%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.94%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (13.68%) Analyst
2 25 (11.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (11.32%) Developer
4 21 (9.91%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.60%) Android Developer
6 13 (6.13%) Architect
7 10 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 10 (4.72%) Tester
7 10 (4.72%) Account Manager
8 9 (4.25%) Solutions Designer
8 9 (4.25%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.25%) Designer
9 8 (3.77%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.30%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.83%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.36%) Desktop Support
12 5 (2.36%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.13%) XMPP
2 12 (5.66%) JNI
2 12 (5.66%) J2SE
3 9 (4.25%) Rendezvous
4 6 (2.83%) .NET
5 5 (2.36%) XML
5 5 (2.36%) XSLT
6 4 (1.89%) REST
6 4 (1.89%) Middleware
7 3 (1.42%) MFC
7 3 (1.42%) STL
7 3 (1.42%) Cocoa
7 3 (1.42%) iOS SDK
7 3 (1.42%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (1.42%) UIKit
8 2 (0.94%) Java EE
8 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.94%) Spring
8 2 (0.94%) RESTful
8 2 (0.94%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.70%) Mobile App
2 26 (12.26%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.13%) iPhone
4 11 (5.19%) Open Source
4 11 (5.19%) Smartphone
5 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.83%) Firmware
7 5 (2.36%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.36%) iPad
7 5 (2.36%) Social Media
8 4 (1.89%) Blog
8 4 (1.89%) STB
9 3 (1.42%) Replication
9 3 (1.42%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.94%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.94%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.66%) Windows
2 43 (20.28%) Android
3 31 (14.62%) Windows XP
4 20 (9.43%) Windows 2000
5 18 (8.49%) Apple iOS
6 16 (7.55%) Linux
7 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.19%) UNIX
9 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.83%) Solaris
11 5 (2.36%) VMS
11 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.36%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.89%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.38%) ITIL
2 17 (8.02%) E-Commerce
3 15 (7.08%) Change Control
3 15 (7.08%) Android Development
4 14 (6.60%) Time Management
4 14 (6.60%) CRM
5 13 (6.13%) Software Engineering
6 12 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (5.66%) Business Continuity
7 11 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.72%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.25%) UML
9 9 (4.25%) Information Security
9 9 (4.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (3.77%) Logistics
10 8 (3.77%) Product Management
11 7 (3.30%) Scrum
11 7 (3.30%) Project Management
11 7 (3.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.87%) Java
2 30 (14.15%) C
3 26 (12.26%) C++
4 15 (7.08%) SQL
5 12 (5.66%) Python
6 11 (5.19%) C#
7 6 (2.83%) Perl
8 5 (2.36%) VB
9 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.89%) TTCN
10 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) Ruby
11 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.47%) Tcl
12 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (24.53%) Degree
2 15 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.36%) CCIE
6 5 (2.36%) Postgraduate
6 5 (2.36%) HND
7 4 (1.89%) PhD
7 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.42%) MCSE
8 3 (1.42%) MCP
9 2 (0.94%) MCSA
9 2 (0.94%) ISEB
9 2 (0.94%) CCNP
9 2 (0.94%) CCNA
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) SLA
2 9 (4.25%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.36%) Terminal Services
3 5 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.94%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (18.87%) Cisco
2 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 32 (15.09%) Mitel
4 24 (11.32%) LANDesk
5 18 (8.49%) Intel
6 15 (7.08%) VMware
7 14 (6.60%) Google
8 10 (4.72%) Aruba
8 10 (4.72%) HP
9 9 (4.25%) Dell
9 9 (4.25%) TIBCO
9 9 (4.25%) McAfee
9 9 (4.25%) Meru Networks
9 9 (4.25%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.30%) SAP
10 7 (3.30%) Amdocs
10 7 (3.30%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.83%) EMC
12 5 (2.36%) Avaya
13 4 (1.89%) Remedy
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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South East
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
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Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 6 days ago
Other
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Posted: 7 days ago
East London, United Kingdom
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £18000.00 per annum
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London
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