The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 816 886 909
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +23
Permanent jobs citing Handset 49 83 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.077% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 63 68
Median salary £26,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £75,000 £43,950
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £37,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +27.11%

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
36231 45679 46191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.55% 42.56% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29550 36392 37289
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Handset Salary Histogram in the UK

Handset
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 48 £26,000 -22.38% 4
London +54 16 £24,500 -12.50% 1
South East +58 11 £77,500 +82.35% 1
Berkshire +42 11 £77,500 +3.33% 1
East of England +28 9 £22,250 -39.86% 1
Reading +37 7 £75,000 +87.50%
Hertfordshire +17 7 £16,000 -62.35%
Birmingham -6 6 £19,500 -13.33%
West Midlands -16 6 £19,500 -13.33%
South West +14 5 £36,000 +12.50%
Watford -2 5 £16,000 -62.35%
Slough +15 3 £77,500 +3.33% 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Taunton - 2 £55,000 -
Somerset - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +30 1 £33,000 +17.85%
Bristol +16 1 £36,000 -28.00%
Yorkshire +11 1 £20,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £28,500 -
Wales - 1 £17,500 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 -
Romford - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £28,500 -
South Wales - 1 £17,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £17,500 -
Bradford - 1 £20,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 - 1

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Handset.

1 57 (46.34%) Windows
2 40 (32.52%) VoIP
3 38 (30.89%) Telecoms
4 37 (30.08%) Microsoft
5 34 (27.64%) ITIL
6 31 (25.20%) MS Office
7 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (22.76%) LAN
8 28 (22.76%) Cisco
9 25 (20.33%) Blackberry
9 25 (20.33%) Active Directory
9 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
9 25 (20.33%) Windows 7
10 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (17.89%) Windows Server
11 22 (17.89%) DNS
11 22 (17.89%) Android
12 20 (16.26%) Degree
13 19 (15.45%) Mitel
13 19 (15.45%) Retail
13 19 (15.45%) Linux
14 18 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (13.82%) Broadband
15 17 (13.82%) WAN
16 16 (13.01%) Windows XP
17 15 (12.20%) SQL
17 15 (12.20%) Wireless
18 14 (11.38%) VPN
18 14 (11.38%) Office 365

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (25.20%) MS Office
2 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.32%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.52%) VoIP
2 28 (22.76%) LAN
3 25 (20.33%) TCP/IP
4 22 (17.89%) DNS
5 17 (13.82%) Broadband
5 17 (13.82%) WAN
6 15 (12.20%) Wireless
7 14 (11.38%) VPN
8 13 (10.57%) DHCP
8 13 (10.57%) WLAN
9 12 (9.76%) IMAP
9 12 (9.76%) POP3
9 12 (9.76%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (9.76%) SMTP
10 11 (8.94%) 4G
11 9 (7.32%) PSTN
12 8 (6.50%) ISDN
12 8 (6.50%) LTE
12 8 (6.50%) PABX
12 8 (6.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) MS Access
2 3 (2.44%) SQLite
3 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.25%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.25%) Capybara
2 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.25%) Hudson
2 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.25%) JIRA
2 4 (3.25%) Selenium
2 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.25%) TestLink
2 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.44%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.63%) Maven
4 2 (1.63%) Subversion
General
1 38 (30.89%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.45%) Retail
3 12 (9.76%) Finance
3 12 (9.76%) Marketing
4 9 (7.32%) Back Office
5 4 (3.25%) Billing
5 4 (3.25%) Games
5 4 (3.25%) Law
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) French Language
6 2 (1.63%) Front Office
6 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Analyst
2 26 (21.14%) Support Analyst
3 14 (11.38%) Technical Support
4 12 (9.76%) IT Support
5 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.94%) Voice Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Technical Advisor
6 10 (8.13%) Technical Support Advisor
7 9 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (6.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Consultant
9 7 (5.69%) Developer
9 7 (5.69%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Support Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) Web Services
2 5 (4.07%) JSON
3 3 (2.44%) Android SDK
3 3 (2.44%) REST
3 3 (2.44%) SOAP
3 3 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.63%) Middleware
4 2 (1.63%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) WAP
5 1 (0.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.76%) iPhone
3 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (6.50%) IVR
5 8 (6.50%) Smartphone
6 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.07%) BYOD
8 4 (3.25%) iPad
9 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.44%) User Experience
10 2 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.63%) Clustering
10 2 (1.63%) EMV
10 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.63%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (46.34%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (20.33%) Windows 7
4 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (17.89%) Android
5 22 (17.89%) Windows Server
6 19 (15.45%) Linux
7 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (13.01%) Windows XP
9 9 (7.32%) Apple iOS
9 9 (7.32%) Windows 10
10 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.07%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.81%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) ITIL
2 10 (8.13%) Presales
3 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.32%) Project Management
4 8 (6.50%) Change Control
5 7 (5.69%) B2B
5 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (5.69%) CRM
5 7 (5.69%) Service Management
6 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.88%) Capacity Management
6 6 (4.88%) Information Security
6 6 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (4.88%) Open Source
6 6 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 6 (4.88%) Validation
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.07%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.07%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) Java
3 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.44%) C
5 2 (1.63%) C++
5 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.88%) MCDST
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.25%) CCNA
6 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.44%) MCP
8 2 (1.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.81%) MCITP
9 1 (0.81%) MCSA
9 1 (0.81%) MCSE
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PMP
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (20.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.13%) Terminal Services
3 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) SCCM
2 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.81%) Cacti
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.76%) Cisco
3 19 (15.45%) Mitel
4 11 (8.94%) Apple
4 11 (8.94%) Citrix
5 10 (8.13%) VMware
6 9 (7.32%) BT
7 8 (6.50%) LANDesk
7 8 (6.50%) Polycom
8 7 (5.69%) Avaya
9 6 (4.88%) Becrypt
9 6 (4.88%) Siemens
10 5 (4.07%) BroadSoft
10 5 (4.07%) Remedy
10 5 (4.07%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.07%) Sonus
11 4 (3.25%) Google
11 4 (3.25%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.44%) Acme Packet
12 3 (2.44%) Huawei
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + V Attractive
Posted: 15 days ago