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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 841 814 902
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +88
Permanent jobs citing Handset 70 167 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 69 119 82
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%

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
40481 45637 47431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.34% 41.62% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33027 36271 37454
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -59 68 £37,500 -15.73% 5
London -14 25 £47,500 +9.19% 4
East of England +14 16 £37,500 -21.05%
Hertfordshire +10 9 £37,500 +33.92%
South East -14 9 £52,500 -25.00%
Berkshire -17 9 £52,500 -34.37%
Reading +14 8 £50,000 -37.50%
South West +10 8 £32,043 +36.35%
Stevenage -2 7 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +33 4 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Luton - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +53 3 £42,000 -16.00% 1
North West +23 3 £25,000 +47.05%
West Midlands -4 3 £28,750 -55.42%
Essex - 3 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire +25 2 £31,750 -22.08%
West Yorkshire +15 2 £21,750 -37.85% 1
Bradford +1 2 £21,750 -37.85%
Manchester -6 2 £25,000 +47.05%
Oldham -6 2 £25,000 +47.05%
Birmingham -12 2 £36,875 -63.12%
Bristol - 2 £36,000 -
Chigwell - 2 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £29,000 +9.43%
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £18,000 -
York - 1 £33,000 -
Telford - 1 £18,000 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (38.13%) VoIP
2 50 (31.25%) Cisco
2 50 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 47 (29.38%) Windows
4 41 (25.63%) Telecoms
5 39 (24.38%) ITIL
6 33 (20.63%) Windows 7
7 32 (20.00%) WAN
7 32 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 30 (18.75%) LAN
9 29 (18.13%) MS Office
9 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
11 25 (15.63%) Active Directory
12 24 (15.00%) Mitel
12 24 (15.00%) Degree
12 24 (15.00%) Android
12 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (14.38%) Security Cleared
14 22 (13.75%) IVR
14 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (13.13%) SQL
16 20 (12.50%) ISDN
16 20 (12.50%) Avaya
16 20 (12.50%) Unified Communications
17 18 (11.25%) Office 365
17 18 (11.25%) DNS
17 18 (11.25%) PBX
18 17 (10.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003

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 17 (10.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (8.13%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.50%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.00%) SAS
5 6 (3.75%) CMS
6 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (18.13%) MS Office
2 13 (8.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.88%) 3ds Max
5 3 (1.88%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.88%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (38.13%) VoIP
2 32 (20.00%) WAN
3 30 (18.75%) LAN
4 26 (16.25%) TCP/IP
5 20 (12.50%) ISDN
5 20 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 18 (11.25%) DNS
6 18 (11.25%) PBX
7 15 (9.38%) VPN
7 15 (9.38%) Wireless
8 13 (8.13%) DHCP
9 12 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (6.25%) MGCP
10 10 (6.25%) OpenScape
10 10 (6.25%) PABX
10 10 (6.25%) PSTN
10 10 (6.25%) Softswitch
11 9 (5.63%) Skype
12 8 (5.00%) ISUP
13 7 (4.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.88%) SQLite
3 1 (0.63%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.38%) Maven
2 7 (4.38%) Subversion
3 3 (1.88%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.25%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.25%) Capybara
4 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.25%) Hudson
4 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.25%) JIRA
4 2 (1.25%) Selenium
4 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.25%) TestLink
4 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (25.63%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.38%) Billing
3 14 (8.75%) Finance
3 14 (8.75%) Marketing
4 13 (8.13%) Back Office
5 11 (6.88%) Retail
6 7 (4.38%) Banking
6 7 (4.38%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.38%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.50%) Electronics
7 4 (2.50%) Law
8 3 (1.88%) French Language
8 3 (1.88%) Games
8 3 (1.88%) German Language
9 2 (1.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (28.13%) Analyst
2 30 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 23 (14.38%) Voice Engineer
4 17 (10.63%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Technical Support
7 12 (7.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 12 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) Technical Support Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Consultant
9 10 (6.25%) Developer
9 10 (6.25%) IT Support
10 9 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Telecoms Engineer
10 9 (5.63%) Voice Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Telecoms Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) JSON
1 10 (6.25%) Web Services
2 8 (5.00%) HTML
3 7 (4.38%) Middleware
3 7 (4.38%) Spring
3 7 (4.38%) XMPP
4 5 (3.13%) XML
5 3 (1.88%) Android SDK
5 3 (1.88%) REST
5 3 (1.88%) SOAP
5 3 (1.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 29 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.75%) IVR
4 16 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 14 (8.75%) Smartphone
6 13 (8.13%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
8 11 (6.88%) iPhone
9 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
10 8 (5.00%) iPad
10 8 (5.00%) Visualisation
11 7 (4.38%) BYOD
11 7 (4.38%) Clustering
11 7 (4.38%) Contactless
11 7 (4.38%) Driving Licence
11 7 (4.38%) EMV
11 7 (4.38%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (4.38%) Smartcard
12 6 (3.75%) User Experience
13 3 (1.88%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.38%) Windows
2 33 (20.63%) Windows 7
3 24 (15.00%) Android
3 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.75%) Apple iOS
5 14 (8.75%) Windows Server
6 13 (8.13%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.50%) Linux
8 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.00%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.75%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.88%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.25%) CentOS
12 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) ITIL
2 14 (8.75%) Presales
3 12 (7.50%) Supplier Management
3 12 (7.50%) Validation
4 11 (6.88%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.25%) B2B
5 10 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 10 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.63%) Business Development
6 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.63%) Project Management
7 8 (5.00%) Analytics
7 8 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.00%) Customer Insight
7 8 (5.00%) Information Exploitation
7 8 (5.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (4.38%) Build Automation
9 6 (3.75%) Coaching
9 6 (3.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.13%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) Java
3 12 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.25%) C
5 5 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (15.00%) Degree
2 23 (14.38%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.50%) CCNA
5 12 (7.50%) MCDST
5 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.75%) MCSE
7 5 (3.13%) MCP
7 5 (3.13%) MCSA
8 4 (2.50%) CCNP
9 3 (1.88%) HND
10 2 (1.25%) CISSP
10 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.63%) CCVP
11 1 (0.63%) MCITP
11 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 8 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.25%) Firmware
4 2 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) SCCM
2 8 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.50%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.50%) Nagios
5 3 (1.88%) Cacti
6 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (31.25%) Cisco
1 50 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.00%) Mitel
3 20 (12.50%) Avaya
4 14 (8.75%) Citrix
4 14 (8.75%) Polycom
4 14 (8.75%) Sonus
5 12 (7.50%) Apple
5 12 (7.50%) Becrypt
6 11 (6.88%) Siemens
7 10 (6.25%) BroadSoft
7 10 (6.25%) BT
8 9 (5.63%) Oracle
9 8 (5.00%) Acme Packet
9 8 (5.00%) HP
9 8 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (5.00%) Teradata
10 7 (4.38%) MobileIron
11 6 (3.75%) Verint
11 6 (3.75%) VMware
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