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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 797 770 636
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -134
Permanent jobs citing Handset 61 97 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.093% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.23% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 66 188
Average salary £30,750 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.64% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -33.33%

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
38912 41411 40090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31013 32175 32646
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 -10 58 £32,000 -20.00% 10
London +5 31 £36,500 -27.00% 2
South East -20 13 £25,500 -40.00% 4
City of London -6 10 £32,500 -50.00%
East of England +3 4 £32,500 -21.21%
Berkshire -9 4 £25,000 -55.55% 1
Reading - 4 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
Surrey -4 3 £26,000 -5.45% 1
South West -24 3 £17,500 -31.37% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £30,000 -
Kent +10 2 £37,500 +53.06%
Scotland +6 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £29,000 -31.76%
Hampshire -8 2 £25,000 -65.51% 2
Dorset -27 2 £17,000 -8.10%
Bournemouth -29 2 £17,000 -8.10%
West Midlands -30 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Basingstoke - 2 £25,000 -
Glasgow +8 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Middlesex +6 1 £34,000 -45.60%
Manchester +2 1 £18,750 -36.44%
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
North West -7 1 £18,750 -36.44%
Essex -8 1 £52,500 +94.44%
Birmingham -12 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £37,500 -
Buxton - 1 - -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 47 (33.10%) Active Directory
3 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
4 38 (26.76%) ITIL
4 38 (26.76%) MS Office
4 38 (26.76%) Telecoms
5 29 (20.42%) Blackberry
6 28 (19.72%) VoIP
7 27 (19.01%) Cisco
8 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
9 24 (16.90%) SLA
9 24 (16.90%) Windows 7
10 21 (14.79%) SharePoint
10 21 (14.79%) Finance
11 20 (14.08%) LAN
12 19 (13.38%) Android
12 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
13 17 (11.97%) Windows XP
13 17 (11.97%) Firewall
14 16 (11.27%) WAN
15 15 (10.56%) MS Exchange
15 15 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (10.56%) Service Delivery
15 15 (10.56%) Wireless
15 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (10.56%) Degree
16 14 (9.86%) Citrix
16 14 (9.86%) CCNA
17 13 (9.15%) Mitel
17 13 (9.15%) Marketing

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (14.79%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.56%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.82%) Lync
5 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.41%) Apache
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.41%) IIS
7 2 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (26.76%) MS Office
2 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) VoIP
2 20 (14.08%) LAN
3 17 (11.97%) Firewall
4 16 (11.27%) WAN
5 15 (10.56%) Wireless
6 12 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (7.75%) VPN
7 11 (7.75%) DNS
8 10 (7.04%) IP Telephony
8 10 (7.04%) DHCP
8 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.93%) PBX
10 6 (4.23%) Internet
10 6 (4.23%) PABX
11 5 (3.52%) OSPF
11 5 (3.52%) GSM
11 5 (3.52%) RIP
12 3 (2.11%) DSL
12 3 (2.11%) 3G
12 3 (2.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) MySQL
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.41%) Selenium
3 2 (1.41%) JMeter
3 2 (1.41%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.41%) Subversion
3 2 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) Xcode
4 1 (0.70%) Firebug
4 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.70%) TestNG
4 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.70%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.70%) Spock
4 1 (0.70%) Geb
4 1 (0.70%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.70%) GitLab
4 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (26.76%) Telecoms
2 21 (14.79%) Finance
3 13 (9.15%) Marketing
4 6 (4.23%) Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.11%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.41%) French Language
7 2 (1.41%) Back Office
7 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (1.41%) Automotive
7 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.41%) Billing
7 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (23.94%) Analyst
2 19 (13.38%) Support Analyst
3 15 (10.56%) Administrator
4 9 (6.34%) Service Analyst
4 9 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (5.63%) IT Support
6 7 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.93%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.23%) Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (3.52%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Marketing Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Online Marketing Manager
9 4 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.82%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) IT Administrator
9 4 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) HTML
2 3 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) .NET
3 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.41%) Spring
3 2 (1.41%) JSON
3 2 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.70%) WCF
4 1 (0.70%) CakePHP
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) HTML5
4 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.70%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) CSS3
4 1 (0.70%) XMPP
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) JMS
4 1 (0.70%) Middleware
4 1 (0.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.75%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (7.04%) iPhone
5 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.52%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.52%) Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.41%) Social Network
8 2 (1.41%) NHS
8 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.70%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 24 (16.90%) Windows 7
3 19 (13.38%) Android
4 17 (11.97%) Windows XP
5 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.04%) Linux
8 9 (6.34%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.34%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.93%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.52%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.82%) UNIX
13 3 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (2.11%) Windows Phone
13 3 (2.11%) CentOS
14 2 (1.41%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (1.41%) Debian
15 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) ITIL
2 15 (10.56%) Service Delivery
3 12 (8.45%) Software Distribution
4 10 (7.04%) Time Management
4 10 (7.04%) Security Management
4 10 (7.04%) Business Continuity
4 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.93%) CRM
5 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce
5 7 (4.93%) Product Management
6 6 (4.23%) Project Management
7 5 (3.52%) Change Management
7 5 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.52%) Migration
8 4 (2.82%) Supplier Management
8 4 (2.82%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.82%) Service Management
8 4 (2.82%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 5 (3.52%) C
3 4 (2.82%) Java
4 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.41%) PHP
5 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (0.70%) Groovy
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 15 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (9.86%) CCNA
4 5 (3.52%) CCNP
4 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.82%) MCSA
5 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.82%) VCP4
6 3 (2.11%) MCP
7 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.41%) MCSE
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.70%) HNC
8 1 (0.70%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) PhD
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.90%) SLA
2 6 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.04%) vSphere
3 7 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.11%) Firmware
5 3 (2.11%) XenApp
5 3 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.41%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.70%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.70%) KVM
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (31.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.01%) Cisco
3 14 (9.86%) Citrix
4 13 (9.15%) Mitel
5 11 (7.75%) Polycom
5 11 (7.75%) VMware
5 11 (7.75%) Juniper
6 10 (7.04%) Apple
7 9 (6.34%) Avaya
8 5 (3.52%) Aruba
9 4 (2.82%) Facebook
9 4 (2.82%) Nokia
9 4 (2.82%) Serena
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.82%) McAfee
10 3 (2.11%) Remedy
10 3 (2.11%) BT
10 3 (2.11%) Wyse
10 3 (2.11%) ZyXEL
10 3 (2.11%) Google
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