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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 812 738 666
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -72
Permanent jobs citing Handset 66 155 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 109 177
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,900 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 -80 62 £32,500 -8.45% 14
London -24 38 £36,500 -8.75% 5
City of London -5 12 £36,500 -1.35% 3
South East -51 11 £25,000 -41.17% 4
West Midlands -18 5 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Surrey -5 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -13 4 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Basingstoke -5 3 £25,000 +4.16%
Hampshire -18 3 £25,000 +4.16% 3
East of England -27 3 £38,250 +34.21%
North West -12 2 £31,875 +32.81% 2
Manchester -13 2 £31,875 +32.81% 2
South West -15 2 £17,000 -19.04%
Essex -17 2 £38,250 +41.66%
Bournemouth -19 2 £17,000 -5.55%
Dorset -21 2 £17,000 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £25,000 -
Middlesex +5 1 £36,000 -42.40%
Scotland -3 1 - -
Berkshire -31 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £37,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Hockley - 1 £24,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £36,000 -
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 -
Ealing - 1 £62,500 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (41.88%) Windows
2 51 (31.88%) Telecoms
3 45 (28.13%) Active Directory
4 41 (25.63%) Microsoft
5 38 (23.75%) ITIL
6 34 (21.25%) MS Office
7 28 (17.50%) VoIP
8 27 (16.88%) Blackberry
9 26 (16.25%) Cisco
9 26 (16.25%) Finance
10 25 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 23 (14.38%) Degree
12 21 (13.13%) SharePoint
12 21 (13.13%) LAN
12 21 (13.13%) SLA
13 20 (12.50%) Marketing
13 20 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 18 (11.25%) Android
14 18 (11.25%) Firewall
14 18 (11.25%) Windows XP
14 18 (11.25%) MS Exchange
15 17 (10.63%) Security Cleared
16 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (10.00%) WAN
17 15 (9.38%) TCP/IP
17 15 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (9.38%) Wireless
18 14 (8.75%) Mitel
18 14 (8.75%) DHCP
18 14 (8.75%) E-Commerce

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (13.13%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.50%) Lync
6 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.88%) JBoss
7 2 (1.25%) Apache
7 2 (1.25%) CMS
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (21.25%) MS Office
2 25 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.25%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.50%) VoIP
2 21 (13.13%) LAN
3 18 (11.25%) Firewall
4 16 (10.00%) WAN
5 15 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (9.38%) Wireless
6 14 (8.75%) DHCP
6 14 (8.75%) DNS
7 13 (8.13%) Internet
7 13 (8.13%) Broadband
8 12 (7.50%) VPN
9 8 (5.00%) IP Telephony
10 7 (4.38%) MVNO
11 6 (3.75%) PBX
11 6 (3.75%) GSM
11 6 (3.75%) PABX
12 4 (2.50%) RIP
12 4 (2.50%) 3G
12 4 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) MySQL
1 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.63%) WatiN
4 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.63%) Mockito
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.63%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) Xcode
4 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.63%) NUnit
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) TestDirector
General
1 51 (31.88%) Telecoms
2 26 (16.25%) Finance
3 20 (12.50%) Marketing
4 7 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.38%) Retail
5 5 (3.13%) Banking
6 4 (2.50%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.88%) Electronics
7 3 (1.88%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Billing
8 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 2 (1.25%) Advertising
8 2 (1.25%) Automotive
8 2 (1.25%) Back Office
8 2 (1.25%) French Language
8 2 (1.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 33 (20.63%) Analyst
2 21 (13.13%) Support Analyst
3 12 (7.50%) Administrator
4 8 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (5.00%) IT Support
5 7 (4.38%) Designer
5 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
5 7 (4.38%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (3.75%) Developer
6 6 (3.75%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (3.13%) Sales Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Account Manager
7 5 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) Rendezvous
2 3 (1.88%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) CSS
3 2 (1.25%) Web Services
3 2 (1.25%) Spring
3 2 (1.25%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.25%) REST
3 2 (1.25%) JSON
3 2 (1.25%) RESTful
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.63%) Java EE
4 1 (0.63%) WCF
4 1 (0.63%) CakePHP
4 1 (0.63%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (0.63%) CSS3
4 1 (0.63%) XMPP
4 1 (0.63%) JSF
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.88%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.88%) Smartphone
4 9 (5.63%) iPhone
4 9 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.88%) Social Media
7 3 (1.88%) Clustering
7 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.25%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.25%) Copywriting
8 2 (1.25%) Blog
8 2 (1.25%) Social Network
8 2 (1.25%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.63%) Open Source
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.88%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 18 (11.25%) Android
3 18 (11.25%) Windows XP
4 16 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.88%) Linux
7 9 (5.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Vista
8 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.13%) VMS
9 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.88%) CentOS
10 3 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.25%) Debian
11 2 (1.25%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.75%) ITIL
2 14 (8.75%) E-Commerce
3 12 (7.50%) Software Distribution
4 11 (6.88%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.25%) Time Management
6 9 (5.63%) Business Continuity
6 9 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.00%) Security Management
7 8 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.75%) Product Management
9 5 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.13%) Manual Testing
9 5 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.13%) Change Management
9 5 (3.13%) Information Security
9 5 (3.13%) Migration
9 5 (3.13%) Scrum
9 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.50%) Java
2 11 (6.88%) C
3 8 (5.00%) SQL
4 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.25%) C++
5 2 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) Degree
2 17 (10.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.00%) CCNA
5 5 (3.13%) Postgraduate
6 4 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.88%) MCSA
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) PhD
9 1 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.63%) HNC
9 1 (0.63%) HND
9 1 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.63%) ISEB
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.13%) SLA
2 8 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.63%) vSphere
4 7 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.88%) XenApp
6 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.25%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.63%) WSUS
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.63%) SCSM
1 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (25.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.25%) Cisco
3 14 (8.75%) Mitel
4 13 (8.13%) VMware
5 12 (7.50%) Citrix
6 11 (6.88%) Polycom
7 9 (5.63%) Apple
7 9 (5.63%) Avaya
7 9 (5.63%) Juniper
8 7 (4.38%) TIBCO
9 6 (3.75%) Aruba
10 5 (3.13%) HP
11 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.50%) Remedy
11 4 (2.50%) Serena
11 4 (2.50%) BT
12 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.88%) Aastra
12 3 (1.88%) Google
12 3 (1.88%) Meru Networks
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