The first 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 797 652 716
Rank change year-on-year
-145 +64
Permanent jobs citing Handset 99 220 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79 198 164
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37143 35674 38377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.80% 32.70% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29527 29217 32486
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -154 95 £35,000 -9.09% 20
London -60 41 £28,750 -41.02% 10
East of England -13 23 £42,500 +6.25% 3
City of London -22 16 £43,750 -7.89% 7
South East -101 16 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Berkshire -35 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Hertfordshire -8 10 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Cambridge -1 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Watford - 9 £42,500 - 1
North West -2 6 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Reading -36 5 - -
Manchester +5 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Bracknell +1 4 £32,500 -27.77%
West Midlands -18 4 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Scotland - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Birmingham +10 3 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Hampshire -3 3 £42,500 +47.82% 3
Tyne and Wear +3 2 £28,375 +13.50%
North East -4 2 £28,375 +13.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 2 £28,375 +13.50%
Leicester - 2 £25,000 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £25,000 -
Warwickshire +11 1 £35,000 +10.23%

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 65 (34.03%) Windows
2 55 (28.80%) Degree
3 54 (28.27%) Telecoms
4 49 (25.65%) Android
5 42 (21.99%) Active Directory
6 38 (19.90%) Mobile App
7 37 (19.37%) Cisco
8 36 (18.85%) VoIP
9 31 (16.23%) Java
10 30 (15.71%) MS Office
11 29 (15.18%) Blackberry
12 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
12 27 (14.14%) Windows XP
12 27 (14.14%) Mitel
13 24 (12.57%) C
13 24 (12.57%) Apple iOS
14 23 (12.04%) C++
15 22 (11.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 22 (11.52%) LANDesk
16 21 (10.99%) ITIL
16 21 (10.99%) GSM
16 21 (10.99%) Windows 2000
17 19 (9.95%) Linux
18 18 (9.42%) VPN
18 18 (9.42%) LAN
19 17 (8.90%) Project Management
19 17 (8.90%) WAN
19 17 (8.90%) Marketing
20 16 (8.38%) iPhone
20 16 (8.38%) Intel

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (11.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (6.28%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.09%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (15.71%) MS Office
2 15 (7.85%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.85%) VoIP
2 21 (10.99%) GSM
3 18 (9.42%) LAN
3 18 (9.42%) VPN
4 17 (8.90%) WAN
5 16 (8.38%) Wireless
6 15 (7.85%) Firewall
7 13 (6.81%) 3G
7 13 (6.81%) LTE
8 12 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (5.76%) IP Telephony
9 11 (5.76%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.71%) DHCP
10 9 (4.71%) DNS
11 8 (4.19%) 4G
11 8 (4.19%) Network Security
12 7 (3.66%) TETRA
12 7 (3.66%) 2G
13 6 (3.14%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (2.62%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.76%) Subversion
3 9 (4.71%) Robotium
4 5 (2.62%) JIRA
5 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.57%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.05%) NUnit
6 2 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.05%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.52%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 54 (28.27%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.90%) Marketing
3 11 (5.76%) Finance
4 9 (4.71%) Electronics
4 9 (4.71%) Banking
4 9 (4.71%) Retail
5 5 (2.62%) Legal
6 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.09%) Billing
6 4 (2.09%) Games
7 3 (1.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (14.14%) Analyst
2 21 (10.99%) Developer
3 19 (9.95%) Architect
4 18 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Android Developer
7 11 (5.76%) Tester
8 10 (5.24%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Programme Manager
10 8 (4.19%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
13 5 (2.62%) Desktop Engineer
13 5 (2.62%) QA Tester
13 5 (2.62%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) XMPP
2 10 (5.24%) J2SE
2 10 (5.24%) JNI
3 6 (3.14%) .NET
3 6 (3.14%) XML
3 6 (3.14%) XSLT
4 5 (2.62%) HTML
5 4 (2.09%) Middleware
6 3 (1.57%) Cocoa
6 3 (1.57%) Web Services
6 3 (1.57%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.57%) REST
6 3 (1.57%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (1.57%) UIKit
7 2 (1.05%) Google Maps API
7 2 (1.05%) Spring
7 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Java SE
8 1 (0.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.90%) Mobile App
2 29 (15.18%) Blackberry
3 16 (8.38%) iPhone
4 9 (4.71%) Open Source
4 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.71%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (3.66%) iPad
5 7 (3.66%) Firmware
6 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.57%) Replication
7 3 (1.57%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.57%) Social Media
8 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.05%) PDA
8 2 (1.05%) Blog
8 2 (1.05%) STB
9 1 (0.52%) Economics
9 1 (0.52%) VHDL
9 1 (0.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 65 (34.03%) Windows
2 49 (25.65%) Android
3 27 (14.14%) Windows XP
4 24 (12.57%) Apple iOS
5 21 (10.99%) Windows 2000
6 19 (9.95%) Linux
7 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.76%) UNIX
9 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.66%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.66%) Windows Phone
10 6 (3.14%) Solaris
11 5 (2.62%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.99%) ITIL
2 17 (8.90%) Project Management
3 15 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (7.85%) Change Control
3 15 (7.85%) Android Development
4 14 (7.33%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.24%) Business Continuity
6 10 (5.24%) Software Engineering
6 10 (5.24%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (4.71%) Logistics
8 8 (4.19%) Programme Management
8 8 (4.19%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (4.19%) Product Management
9 7 (3.66%) Test Automation
9 7 (3.66%) Scrum
9 7 (3.66%) UML
9 7 (3.66%) Software Testing
9 7 (3.66%) Integration Testing
10 6 (3.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.23%) Java
2 24 (12.57%) C
3 23 (12.04%) C++
4 14 (7.33%) Python
5 10 (5.24%) SQL
5 10 (5.24%) C#
6 8 (4.19%) Perl
6 8 (4.19%) VB
7 5 (2.62%) TTCN
8 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.57%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.05%) Ruby
9 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.05%) VBScript
10 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (28.80%) Degree
2 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.66%) HND
4 7 (3.66%) MCSE
5 6 (3.14%) MCP
5 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.62%) CCIE
7 4 (2.09%) PhD
8 3 (1.57%) MCSA
8 3 (1.57%) CCNA
9 2 (1.05%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.05%) MCDST
9 2 (1.05%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.52%) ACCA
10 1 (0.52%) CIMA
10 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 10 (5.24%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (21.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.05%) WSUS
3 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (19.37%) Cisco
2 27 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.14%) Mitel
3 22 (11.52%) LANDesk
4 16 (8.38%) Intel
5 12 (6.28%) Google
6 10 (5.24%) Fortinet
6 10 (5.24%) HP
7 9 (4.71%) McAfee
8 8 (4.19%) VMware
8 8 (4.19%) Dell
8 8 (4.19%) Aruba
9 7 (3.66%) Meru Networks
9 7 (3.66%) SAP
9 7 (3.66%) Amdocs
10 6 (3.14%) Remedy
10 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.14%) Apple
11 5 (2.62%) Avaya
11 5 (2.62%) Polycom
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East Anglia
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago