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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 763 812 694
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -118
Permanent jobs citing Handset 120 95 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.081% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 87 77 169
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -4.54%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +62 111 £40,000 +14.28% 16
London +56 48 £40,000 +9.58% 11
South East +19 27 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Berkshire +15 18 £70,000 +29.62% 2
East of England +11 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
City of London +36 14 £41,500 -20.95% 3
Reading -3 10 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £47,500 -10.79% 1
West Midlands +1 9 £64,500 +134.54% 1
Surrey +23 6 £27,500 -
Cambridge +19 6 £47,500 -10.79% 1
Watford +11 6 £26,000 -43.78%
Hertfordshire -2 6 £26,000 -43.78%
South West -6 6 £33,000 +60.97%
Staffordshire - 5 £64,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 5 £27,500 -
Birmingham -9 4 £31,250 +13.63%
Maidenhead - 4 £70,000 -
Plymouth - 4 £33,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £64,500 - 1
Devon - 4 £33,000 -
Ealing - 4 - - 1
Scotland +16 3 £22,500 -71.87%
Uxbridge - 3 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +20 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Manchester +18 2 £41,625 +18.92%
Yorkshire +8 2 £35,000 +40.00%
East Midlands +7 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Glasgow +3 2 £22,500 -
North West -1 2 £41,625 +18.92% 1

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 77 (40.96%) Windows
2 70 (37.23%) Telecoms
3 54 (28.72%) Active Directory
4 53 (28.19%) Microsoft
5 44 (23.40%) MS Office
6 37 (19.68%) ITIL
6 37 (19.68%) Marketing
7 36 (19.15%) MS Excel
8 32 (17.02%) Wireless
8 32 (17.02%) VMware
9 30 (15.96%) SLA
10 28 (14.89%) LAN
10 28 (14.89%) WAN
10 28 (14.89%) Finance
11 27 (14.36%) MS Exchange
11 27 (14.36%) Cisco
12 24 (12.77%) Project Management
12 24 (12.77%) Windows 7
13 23 (12.23%) Blackberry
13 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
14 20 (10.64%) Firewall
14 20 (10.64%) VPN
14 20 (10.64%) Degree
14 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (10.11%) LTE
15 19 (10.11%) DNS
15 19 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (10.11%) DHCP
16 18 (9.57%) SQL

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Lync
5 3 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) Apache
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (23.40%) MS Office
2 36 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) assyst
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) Office 365
2 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.02%) Wireless
2 28 (14.89%) LAN
2 28 (14.89%) WAN
3 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
4 20 (10.64%) Firewall
4 20 (10.64%) VPN
5 19 (10.11%) LTE
5 19 (10.11%) DNS
5 19 (10.11%) DHCP
6 18 (9.57%) VoIP
7 17 (9.04%) GSM
8 14 (7.45%) WCDMA
9 13 (6.91%) 3GPP
10 12 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.26%) IP Telephony
11 8 (4.26%) 3G
12 6 (3.19%) RIP
12 6 (3.19%) Internet
12 6 (3.19%) OSPF
12 6 (3.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) JIRA
2 4 (2.13%) NUnit
2 4 (2.13%) Selenium
2 4 (2.13%) MSTest
3 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) Xcode
4 2 (1.06%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.06%) JMeter
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) Firebug
4 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.53%) Spock
5 1 (0.53%) Geb
5 1 (0.53%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Gradle
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (37.23%) Telecoms
2 37 (19.68%) Marketing
3 28 (14.89%) Finance
4 7 (3.72%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Back Office
5 6 (3.19%) Banking
6 5 (2.66%) Advertising
7 4 (2.13%) Billing
8 3 (1.60%) Electronics
9 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Games
9 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.47%) Analyst
2 23 (12.23%) Account Manager
2 23 (12.23%) Support Analyst
3 15 (7.98%) Senior Manager
4 13 (6.91%) Administrator
5 11 (5.85%) Technical Manager
6 10 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (5.32%) Developer
7 8 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Technical Account Manager
7 8 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.26%) IT Support
7 8 (4.26%) Senior Account Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Marketing Manager
8 7 (3.72%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.19%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) HTML
2 5 (2.66%) .NET
2 5 (2.66%) XML
3 4 (2.13%) XSLT
3 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.13%) CSS
3 4 (2.13%) WCF
3 4 (2.13%) LINQ
3 4 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.60%) HTML5
4 3 (1.60%) CSS3
5 2 (1.06%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.53%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.53%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.53%) JSON
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
6 1 (0.53%) JNI
6 1 (0.53%) JMS
6 1 (0.53%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) Blackberry
2 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.38%) Smartphone
4 11 (5.85%) Clustering
5 10 (5.32%) iPhone
6 7 (3.72%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.72%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.66%) NHS
9 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.60%) Blog
10 3 (1.60%) Telematics
11 2 (1.06%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.06%) BBC
11 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.96%) Windows
2 24 (12.77%) Windows 7
3 18 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.04%) Linux
5 16 (8.51%) Windows XP
5 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.45%) Android
7 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.26%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.72%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.19%) UNIX
11 6 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.66%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.66%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.13%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.60%) CentOS
15 2 (1.06%) Debian
15 2 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.06%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.68%) ITIL
2 24 (12.77%) Project Management
3 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
4 11 (5.85%) Business Continuity
5 10 (5.32%) Analytics
6 9 (4.79%) E-Commerce
6 9 (4.79%) CRM
6 9 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.79%) Programme Management
7 8 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (4.26%) Time Management
8 7 (3.72%) Software Distribution
8 7 (3.72%) Pay per click
8 7 (3.72%) Product Management
8 7 (3.72%) B2B
8 7 (3.72%) Asset Management
8 7 (3.72%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.57%) SQL
2 12 (6.38%) C
3 8 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.66%) Java
5 4 (2.13%) C#
6 3 (1.60%) PHP
7 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (1.06%) Perl
7 2 (1.06%) Python
7 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) Groovy
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.64%) Degree
2 19 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.57%) CCNA
4 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.72%) CCNP
5 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.13%) MCP
6 4 (2.13%) MCSA
6 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.60%) PMP
7 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.06%) CIMA
8 2 (1.06%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (1.06%) ACCA
8 2 (1.06%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MCDST
9 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.96%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (28.72%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.91%) vSphere
4 10 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.72%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.19%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.60%) Firmware
8 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.53%) KVM
9 1 (0.53%) MDaemon
9 1 (0.53%) Xen
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.53%) Iperf
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (28.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.02%) VMware
3 27 (14.36%) Cisco
4 14 (7.45%) Citrix
5 12 (6.38%) Juniper
6 10 (5.32%) Avaya
7 7 (3.72%) Nokia
7 7 (3.72%) Apple
7 7 (3.72%) Mitel
8 6 (3.19%) Aruba
9 5 (2.66%) Google
9 5 (2.66%) Huawei
10 4 (2.13%) Serena
10 4 (2.13%) HP
10 4 (2.13%) Polycom
10 4 (2.13%) Omniture
11 3 (1.60%) Becrypt
11 3 (1.60%) ZyXEL
11 3 (1.60%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.60%) NETGEAR
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Dixons Carphone
Salary: £60,000 - £69,000 Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Ealing, London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: £49 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
giffgaff
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £180.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago