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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 844 825 884
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +59
Permanent jobs citing Handset 88 153 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 105 85
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £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
40748 45816 48679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.55% 41.23% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33278 36368 38826
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,704
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -7 86 £37,500 -21.05% 2
London -18 29 £45,750 -14.88% 1
East of England +35 23 £40,000 -15.78%
Hertfordshire +32 18 £37,500 +38.88%
Stevenage +1 10 £37,500 -
South West +30 9 £32,043 +15.46% 1
Yorkshire +26 8 £32,500 -7.14%
South East +7 8 £45,000 -35.71%
Berkshire +1 6 £45,000 -40.00%
Bradford +10 5 - -
West Yorkshire +1 5 - -
City of London +44 4 £44,750 -25.41% 1
Reading +10 4 £45,000 -40.00%
North West - 4 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Luton - 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham -7 3 £28,750 -8.00%
West Midlands -29 3 £28,750 -55.42%
North Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £62,500 -
Oldham - 3 £25,000 -
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
Watford +9 2 £47,500 +75.92%
Derby - 2 £29,000 -
Brighton - 2 £31,500 -
Newbury - 2 £58,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £29,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £31,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £29,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £29,000 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 59 (36.42%) VoIP
2 58 (35.80%) Microsoft
3 54 (33.33%) Windows
4 50 (30.86%) Cisco
5 37 (22.84%) ITIL
6 36 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 35 (21.60%) Telecoms
8 32 (19.75%) WAN
8 32 (19.75%) Blackberry
9 31 (19.14%) Active Directory
10 30 (18.52%) LAN
10 30 (18.52%) MS Office
11 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
11 28 (17.28%) Android
12 27 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (14.20%) Mitel
15 22 (13.58%) Windows Server
16 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
16 21 (12.96%) Office 365
16 21 (12.96%) DNS
16 21 (12.96%) ISDN
17 20 (12.35%) SQL
17 20 (12.35%) Avaya
17 20 (12.35%) IVR
17 20 (12.35%) Degree
18 19 (11.73%) Unified Communications
18 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (11.73%) DHCP

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 (10.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.26%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.94%) SAS
5 6 (3.70%) CMS
5 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.85%) IIS
8 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) MS Office
2 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) 3ds Max
5 3 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (36.42%) VoIP
2 32 (19.75%) WAN
3 30 (18.52%) LAN
4 28 (17.28%) TCP/IP
5 21 (12.96%) DNS
5 21 (12.96%) ISDN
6 19 (11.73%) DHCP
6 19 (11.73%) Unified Communications
7 16 (9.88%) PBX
7 16 (9.88%) VPN
7 16 (9.88%) Wireless
8 12 (7.41%) MGCP
9 11 (6.79%) Skype
9 11 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (6.17%) ISUP
10 10 (6.17%) PSTN
10 10 (6.17%) Softswitch
11 9 (5.56%) IP Telephony
11 9 (5.56%) OpenScape
11 9 (5.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.85%) SQLite
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.32%) Maven
2 7 (4.32%) Subversion
3 3 (1.85%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.62%) Capybara
5 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.62%) Hudson
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.62%) TestLink
5 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (21.60%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.26%) Billing
3 14 (8.64%) Finance
3 14 (8.64%) Marketing
4 10 (6.17%) Retail
5 9 (5.56%) Back Office
6 7 (4.32%) Banking
6 7 (4.32%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.32%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.09%) Law
8 4 (2.47%) Electronics
9 3 (1.85%) French Language
9 3 (1.85%) Games
9 3 (1.85%) German Language
9 3 (1.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (29.63%) Analyst
2 31 (19.14%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.96%) Voice Engineer
4 20 (12.35%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 11 (6.79%) IT Support
8 11 (6.79%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Technical Support
8 11 (6.79%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (6.17%) Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Voice Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Telecoms Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) Telephony Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.17%) JSON
1 10 (6.17%) Web Services
2 9 (5.56%) HTML
3 7 (4.32%) Middleware
3 7 (4.32%) Spring
3 7 (4.32%) XMPP
4 5 (3.09%) XML
5 4 (2.47%) WAP
6 3 (1.85%) Android SDK
6 3 (1.85%) REST
6 3 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (0.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.75%) Blackberry
2 24 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.35%) IVR
4 14 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
5 13 (8.02%) Smartphone
6 12 (7.41%) iPhone
6 12 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.94%) Driving Licence
8 8 (4.94%) iPad
8 8 (4.94%) Visualisation
9 7 (4.32%) BYOD
9 7 (4.32%) Clustering
9 7 (4.32%) Contactless
9 7 (4.32%) EMV
9 7 (4.32%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (4.32%) Smartcard
10 6 (3.70%) User Experience
11 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.33%) Windows
2 36 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 28 (17.28%) Android
4 27 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.58%) Windows Server
6 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (10.49%) Apple iOS
8 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.56%) Linux
10 9 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.70%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.23%) CentOS
13 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.62%) Unix
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.84%) ITIL
2 13 (8.02%) Supplier Management
3 12 (7.41%) Presales
4 11 (6.79%) Mentoring
4 11 (6.79%) Validation
5 9 (5.56%) Business Development
5 9 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 8 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.94%) Analytics
6 8 (4.94%) B2B
6 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (4.94%) Customer Insight
6 8 (4.94%) Information Exploitation
6 8 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (4.94%) Predictive Analytics
7 7 (4.32%) Build Automation
7 7 (4.32%) Project Management
8 6 (3.70%) Coaching
8 6 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.35%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) Java
3 12 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.17%) C
5 5 (3.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.62%) PHP
6 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.35%) Degree
4 14 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.41%) CCNA
6 11 (6.79%) MCDST
6 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.32%) MCSA
8 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.70%) MCSE
9 5 (3.09%) HND
9 5 (3.09%) MCP
10 2 (1.23%) CCNP
10 2 (1.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.62%) CCVP
11 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.62%) MCITP
11 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 9 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (19.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) SCCM
2 8 (4.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (3.70%) Nagios
5 4 (2.47%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.85%) Cacti
7 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) OpenView
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 50 (30.86%) Cisco
3 23 (14.20%) Mitel
4 20 (12.35%) Avaya
5 15 (9.26%) Polycom
6 14 (8.64%) Citrix
6 14 (8.64%) Sonus
7 13 (8.02%) BroadSoft
8 12 (7.41%) Apple
9 11 (6.79%) Becrypt
10 10 (6.17%) Acme Packet
10 10 (6.17%) BT
10 10 (6.17%) HP
10 10 (6.17%) Siemens
11 9 (5.56%) Oracle
12 8 (4.94%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (4.94%) Teradata
13 7 (4.32%) Dell
13 7 (4.32%) MobileIron
13 7 (4.32%) VMware
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