The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 781 649 697
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +48
Permanent jobs citing Handset 100 222 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 78 183 180
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,646 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 2014. 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 -177 96 £30,000 -22.07% 26
London -44 43 £25,000 -54.33% 13
City of London -13 24 £22,500 -59.09% 7
South East -73 22 £38,500 +2.66% 6
East of England -21 18 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire -30 15 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Hertfordshire -10 11 £42,500 -19.04%
Watford - 10 £42,500 -
Reading -34 6 - -
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Hampshire -7 5 £50,000 +73.91% 3
Cambridge -7 5 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -20 5 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Bracknell +5 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Manchester -1 4 £35,000 -17.64% 2
North West -4 4 £35,000 +29.62% 3
Birmingham - 4 £27,500 - 2
Southampton +15 3 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Maidenhead -12 2 - - 2
South West -23 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire +1 1 £35,000 +18.64%
Bedfordshire -4 1 £28,000 +13.60%
Wiltshire -5 1 £80,000 -
Yorkshire -32 1 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Leeds -37 1 £80,000 +77.77% 1
West Yorkshire -47 1 £80,000 +77.77% 1

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 65 (33.16%) Telecoms
2 64 (32.65%) Windows
3 57 (29.08%) Degree
4 47 (23.98%) Android
4 47 (23.98%) Mobile App
5 41 (20.92%) MS Office
5 41 (20.92%) VoIP
5 41 (20.92%) Active Directory
6 38 (19.39%) Cisco
7 37 (18.88%) Java
8 34 (17.35%) Microsoft
9 29 (14.80%) Mitel
10 28 (14.29%) C
11 27 (13.78%) C++
11 27 (13.78%) Windows XP
11 27 (13.78%) Blackberry
12 26 (13.27%) GSM
12 26 (13.27%) LAN
13 24 (12.24%) LANDesk
14 23 (11.73%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
15 22 (11.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 21 (10.71%) Windows 2000
16 21 (10.71%) Apple iOS
17 20 (10.20%) Marketing
18 19 (9.69%) ITIL
19 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
19 18 (9.18%) Intel
20 16 (8.16%) WAN
20 16 (8.16%) 3G

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 22 (11.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (20.92%) MS Office
2 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.51%) Windchill
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.92%) VoIP
2 26 (13.27%) GSM
2 26 (13.27%) LAN
3 23 (11.73%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.16%) WAN
5 16 (8.16%) 3G
6 15 (7.65%) VPN
6 15 (7.65%) Firewall
7 14 (7.14%) Wireless
8 12 (6.12%) LTE
9 11 (5.61%) DNS
9 11 (5.61%) DHCP
10 10 (5.10%) IP Telephony
10 10 (5.10%) 4G
11 9 (4.59%) DSL
12 8 (4.08%) 2G
12 8 (4.08%) Network Security
13 7 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.10%) MySQL
2 6 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.63%) Subversion
3 11 (5.61%) Robotium
4 4 (2.04%) JIRA
5 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.53%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.02%) NUnit
6 2 (1.02%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.51%) Maven
7 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
General
1 65 (33.16%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.20%) Marketing
3 12 (6.12%) Finance
4 10 (5.10%) Electronics
5 9 (4.59%) Retail
6 6 (3.06%) Banking
6 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.55%) Legal
8 4 (2.04%) Billing
8 4 (2.04%) Games
9 3 (1.53%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.53%) German Language
9 3 (1.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.51%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (13.27%) Analyst
2 23 (11.73%) Developer
3 22 (11.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (9.18%) Architect
5 17 (8.67%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 10 (5.10%) Tester
8 8 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.08%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (3.57%) Account Manager
9 7 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.06%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.06%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.55%) Mobile Tester
11 5 (2.55%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.55%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.63%) XMPP
2 12 (6.12%) J2SE
2 12 (6.12%) JNI
3 6 (3.06%) XML
3 6 (3.06%) XSLT
3 6 (3.06%) .NET
4 4 (2.04%) Middleware
5 3 (1.53%) iOS SDK
5 3 (1.53%) REST
5 3 (1.53%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (1.53%) UIKit
5 3 (1.53%) Cocoa
5 3 (1.53%) STL
5 3 (1.53%) MFC
6 2 (1.02%) HTML
6 2 (1.02%) Web Services
6 2 (1.02%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.02%) Spring
6 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.98%) Mobile App
2 27 (13.78%) Blackberry
3 15 (7.65%) iPhone
4 11 (5.61%) Open Source
5 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.57%) Firmware
7 6 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (3.06%) iPad
8 5 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.04%) STB
10 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.53%) Replication
11 2 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.02%) Web 2.0
11 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.02%) Blog
11 2 (1.02%) Social Media
12 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.51%) Human Factors
12 1 (0.51%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 64 (32.65%) Windows
2 47 (23.98%) Android
3 27 (13.78%) Windows XP
4 21 (10.71%) Windows 2000
4 21 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 16 (8.16%) Linux
6 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.61%) UNIX
8 6 (3.06%) Solaris
8 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.06%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.02%) VMS
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.69%) ITIL
2 16 (8.16%) Android Development
3 15 (7.65%) Change Control
3 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.14%) Time Management
5 13 (6.63%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.63%) Project Management
5 13 (6.63%) CRM
6 12 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 12 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (5.61%) Business Continuity
8 10 (5.10%) UML
8 10 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.59%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (4.59%) Logistics
9 9 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.57%) Product Management
10 7 (3.57%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.57%) Scrum
11 6 (3.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.88%) Java
2 28 (14.29%) C
3 27 (13.78%) C++
4 15 (7.65%) SQL
5 13 (6.63%) Python
6 12 (6.12%) C#
7 7 (3.57%) Perl
8 6 (3.06%) VB
9 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.04%) TTCN
10 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.02%) Ruby
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) Tcl
12 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (29.08%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.06%) HND
5 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.55%) CCIE
6 5 (2.55%) MCP
7 4 (2.04%) MCSE
7 4 (2.04%) PhD
8 3 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.53%) MCSA
9 2 (1.02%) CCNP
9 2 (1.02%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) QA
1 9 (4.59%) SLA
2 4 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (20.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.02%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.02%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) Cisco
2 34 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 29 (14.80%) Mitel
4 24 (12.24%) LANDesk
5 18 (9.18%) Intel
6 13 (6.63%) Google
7 10 (5.10%) VMware
7 10 (5.10%) Fortinet
8 9 (4.59%) McAfee
9 8 (4.08%) HP
9 8 (4.08%) Dell
9 8 (4.08%) Aruba
10 7 (3.57%) Meru Networks
10 7 (3.57%) Amdocs
10 7 (3.57%) SAP
11 6 (3.06%) EMC
12 5 (2.55%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.55%) Polycom
12 5 (2.55%) Apple
12 5 (2.55%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stephenson Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago