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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 799 740 651
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -89
Permanent jobs citing Handset 97 141 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 97 187
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,646 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £72,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.78%

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
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 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -56 91 £30,000 -29.41% 23
London +2 46 £30,500 -32.22% 12
South East -31 23 £30,250 -32.77% 2
Berkshire -21 19 £29,000 -38.94%
City of London +15 15 £22,000 -58.09% 11
East of England -25 11 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Hertfordshire -13 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Maidenhead -10 9 - -
Watford - 9 £40,000 -
West Midlands -18 6 £25,000 +5.26% 2
Birmingham - 5 £26,500 - 2
Reading -13 3 £29,000 -38.94%
Manchester -6 2 £28,500 +29.54% 1
North West -24 2 £28,500 +29.54% 1
South West - 2 £18,000 - 2
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Bristol - 2 £18,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +1 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £42,500 +38.21% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon -5 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Cambridge -9 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £25,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £30,500 -
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 67 (34.18%) Telecoms
2 65 (33.16%) Windows
3 48 (24.49%) MS Office
4 46 (23.47%) Active Directory
5 44 (22.45%) VoIP
6 42 (21.43%) Cisco
7 41 (20.92%) Microsoft
8 39 (19.90%) Degree
9 33 (16.84%) Mitel
9 33 (16.84%) Mobile App
10 31 (15.82%) LAN
10 31 (15.82%) Windows XP
10 31 (15.82%) ITIL
11 30 (15.31%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (14.29%) Java
12 28 (14.29%) Blackberry
13 27 (13.78%) TCP/IP
14 25 (12.76%) C
14 25 (12.76%) Android
15 24 (12.24%) Marketing
16 23 (11.73%) MS Excel
17 22 (11.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (10.71%) GSM
18 21 (10.71%) Windows 2000
18 21 (10.71%) Firewall
19 20 (10.20%) VPN
19 20 (10.20%) Mentoring
19 20 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (9.69%) LANDesk
20 19 (9.69%) Security Cleared

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (9.18%) MS Exchange
3 14 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.02%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (24.49%) MS Office
2 23 (11.73%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Windchill
5 1 (0.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.45%) VoIP
2 31 (15.82%) LAN
3 30 (15.31%) Wi-Fi
4 27 (13.78%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.71%) GSM
5 21 (10.71%) Firewall
6 20 (10.20%) VPN
7 16 (8.16%) Broadband
7 16 (8.16%) WAN
8 15 (7.65%) DHCP
8 15 (7.65%) DNS
9 14 (7.14%) Internet
10 13 (6.63%) Wireless
11 12 (6.12%) DSL
12 11 (5.61%) IP Telephony
13 10 (5.10%) 3G
14 8 (4.08%) Network Security
15 7 (3.57%) LTE
15 7 (3.57%) MVNO
16 6 (3.06%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.14%) MySQL
2 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Subversion
2 7 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.06%) Robotium
3 6 (3.06%) Robolectric
4 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.53%) JIRA
6 2 (1.02%) Selenium
6 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.02%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.02%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.02%) NUnit
7 1 (0.51%) TestLink
7 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.51%) Maven
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 67 (34.18%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.24%) Marketing
3 19 (9.69%) Finance
4 8 (4.08%) Retail
5 7 (3.57%) Legal
5 7 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.06%) Electronics
7 5 (2.55%) Back Office
8 4 (2.04%) Dutch Language
8 4 (2.04%) German Language
9 3 (1.53%) Billing
9 3 (1.53%) Games
10 2 (1.02%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.02%) French Language
10 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.02%) Advertising
10 2 (1.02%) Automotive
10 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.51%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (17.86%) Analyst
2 27 (13.78%) Support Analyst
3 24 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (9.18%) Developer
5 11 (5.61%) Network Engineer
5 11 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (5.10%) Account Manager
7 9 (4.59%) Solutions Designer
7 9 (4.59%) Android Developer
7 9 (4.59%) Designer
8 8 (4.08%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.57%) Architect
10 6 (3.06%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.06%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.06%) IT Support
11 5 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.55%) Sales Manager
11 5 (2.55%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.55%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (2.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.59%) Rendezvous
2 8 (4.08%) XMPP
3 7 (3.57%) J2SE
3 7 (3.57%) JNI
4 5 (2.55%) .NET
5 4 (2.04%) Middleware
6 3 (1.53%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.53%) MFC
6 3 (1.53%) STL
6 3 (1.53%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.53%) REST
6 3 (1.53%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.53%) UIKit
7 2 (1.02%) RESTful
7 2 (1.02%) Java EE
7 2 (1.02%) Spring
7 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.02%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) JSF
8 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.84%) Mobile App
2 28 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 20 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.61%) Smartphone
5 10 (5.10%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.59%) iPhone
7 7 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.06%) Open Source
8 6 (3.06%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.04%) STB
9 4 (2.04%) iPad
10 3 (1.53%) Social Media
10 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.53%) Replication
10 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.53%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.53%) Blog
11 2 (1.02%) Social Network
11 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 65 (33.16%) Windows
2 31 (15.82%) Windows XP
3 25 (12.76%) Android
4 21 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.61%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.10%) Linux
8 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.06%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.06%) VMS
11 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.53%) UNIX
13 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.82%) ITIL
2 20 (10.20%) Mentoring
3 19 (9.69%) E-Commerce
4 17 (8.67%) CRM
5 16 (8.16%) Time Management
6 13 (6.63%) Business Continuity
7 12 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.10%) Change Control
9 10 (5.10%) Android Development
10 9 (4.59%) Information Security
10 9 (4.59%) UML
11 8 (4.08%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (3.57%) Software Distribution
12 7 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.57%) Software Testing
12 7 (3.57%) Product Management
13 6 (3.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.29%) Java
2 25 (12.76%) C
3 18 (9.18%) C++
4 12 (6.12%) SQL
5 8 (4.08%) Python
6 6 (3.06%) C#
7 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.53%) TTCN
8 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.53%) Perl
9 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.02%) Ruby
9 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (19.90%) Degree
2 19 (9.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.55%) Postgraduate
4 5 (2.55%) CCIE
5 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.53%) CCNA
6 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.02%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) PhD
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (23.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.06%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.02%) XenApp
5 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) SCSM
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.51%) WSUS
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (21.43%) Cisco
2 41 (20.92%) Microsoft
3 33 (16.84%) Mitel
4 19 (9.69%) LANDesk
4 19 (9.69%) Intel
5 13 (6.63%) VMware
6 12 (6.12%) Aruba
7 11 (5.61%) HP
8 10 (5.10%) Meru Networks
9 9 (4.59%) TIBCO
9 9 (4.59%) Google
10 8 (4.08%) Dell
11 7 (3.57%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.06%) Citrix
13 5 (2.55%) Apple
14 4 (2.04%) Avaya
15 3 (1.53%) EMC
15 3 (1.53%) Aastra
15 3 (1.53%) McAfee
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 29 days holidays, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + 25 days holiday & further benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago