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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 833 825 900
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +75
Permanent jobs citing Handset 84 126 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 90 78
Median salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +8.84%

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
41293 43310 49176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33517 34294 39422
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -4 83 £35,000 -12.50% 9
London -20 23 £34,000 -15.00% 2
East of England +25 20 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Hertfordshire +22 16 £47,500 +82.69% 1
South East +7 10 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Yorkshire +19 9 £32,500 -7.14%
South West +6 8 £32,043 -2.90% 1
Stevenage +5 7 £37,500 -
Berkshire -4 7 £63,750 -8.92%
Bradford +12 6 - -
West Yorkshire +3 6 - -
Derbyshire - 5 £29,000 -
Derby - 5 £29,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £29,000 - 1
North West +24 4 £25,000 -39.93% 2
Manchester +8 4 £25,000 -39.93% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £28,750 -55.42%
Birmingham -18 4 £28,750 -8.00%
Slough +6 3 £77,500 +10.71%
Watford +4 3 £47,500 +82.69%
Oldham - 3 £25,000 -
Luton - 3 £40,000 - 1
Newbury - 3 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
City of London +33 2 £45,750 +1.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 £29,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
Brighton - 2 £31,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £31,500 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 56 (37.33%) Windows
2 55 (36.67%) VoIP
2 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 42 (28.00%) Cisco
4 36 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 34 (22.67%) MS Office
6 33 (22.00%) Windows Server
7 32 (21.33%) Telecoms
8 31 (20.67%) ITIL
8 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
9 27 (18.00%) Blackberry
9 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (18.00%) Android
9 27 (18.00%) Office 365
10 26 (17.33%) WAN
11 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 24 (16.00%) LAN
13 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (13.33%) Citrix
14 20 (13.33%) MS Exchange
15 19 (12.67%) SQL
15 19 (12.67%) DNS
15 19 (12.67%) Mitel
16 18 (12.00%) DHCP
17 17 (11.33%) VPN
17 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (11.33%) Avaya
17 17 (11.33%) ISDN
17 17 (11.33%) IVR
17 17 (11.33%) Apple iOS

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 20 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (9.33%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.33%) SAS
5 6 (4.00%) CMS
6 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.67%) IIS
8 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (22.67%) MS Office
2 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.00%) 3ds Max
6 3 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (2.00%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (36.67%) VoIP
2 26 (17.33%) WAN
3 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 24 (16.00%) LAN
5 19 (12.67%) DNS
6 18 (12.00%) DHCP
7 17 (11.33%) ISDN
7 17 (11.33%) Unified Communications
7 17 (11.33%) VPN
8 15 (10.00%) Firewall
9 14 (9.33%) IP Telephony
10 13 (8.67%) MGCP
11 12 (8.00%) Wireless
12 10 (6.67%) PBX
12 10 (6.67%) Skype
13 9 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (5.33%) ISUP
14 8 (5.33%) Softswitch
15 7 (4.67%) OpenScape
15 7 (4.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.33%) Maven
1 5 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (1.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.33%) Finance
3 13 (8.67%) Marketing
4 12 (8.00%) Billing
5 8 (5.33%) Retail
6 6 (4.00%) Advertising
7 5 (3.33%) Back Office
7 5 (3.33%) Banking
7 5 (3.33%) Electronics
7 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.67%) French Language
9 3 (2.00%) Games
9 3 (2.00%) German Language
9 3 (2.00%) Law
10 2 (1.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) Analyst
2 24 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (10.67%) Voice Engineer
5 15 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.33%) Voice Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) IT Support
8 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Administrator
8 8 (5.33%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Server Support
9 7 (4.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 7 (4.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) HTML
2 6 (4.00%) XMPP
3 5 (3.33%) JSON
3 5 (3.33%) Middleware
3 5 (3.33%) Spring
3 5 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (2.00%) WAP
5 2 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Blackberry
2 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.33%) IVR
4 14 (9.33%) iPhone
5 13 (8.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.67%) Client/Server
7 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
7 8 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (5.33%) Visualisation
8 7 (4.67%) Smartphone
9 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (4.00%) Driving Licence
10 5 (3.33%) Clustering
10 5 (3.33%) Contactless
10 5 (3.33%) EMV
10 5 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (3.33%) Smartcard
11 4 (2.67%) iPad
12 3 (2.00%) BYOD
12 3 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.33%) Windows
2 36 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 33 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 27 (18.00%) Android
4 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.33%) Apple iOS
6 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.67%) Windows 10
8 11 (7.33%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.00%) Linux
11 8 (5.33%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.67%) Unix
13 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (1.33%) CentOS
14 2 (1.33%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.67%) ITIL
2 12 (8.00%) Supplier Management
3 11 (7.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (6.00%) Business Development
5 8 (5.33%) Analytics
5 8 (5.33%) Customer Insight
5 8 (5.33%) Information Exploitation
5 8 (5.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 8 (5.33%) Presales
6 7 (4.67%) Capacity Management
6 7 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (4.67%) Validation
7 6 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.00%) B2B
7 6 (4.00%) Coaching
7 6 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.00%) Line Management
7 6 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (3.33%) Build Automation
8 5 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) SQL
2 11 (7.33%) Java
3 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.00%) C
5 5 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.67%) Degree
3 14 (9.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.67%) CCNA
6 7 (4.67%) MCDST
6 7 (4.67%) MCSA
6 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.00%) MCSE
8 5 (3.33%) HND
9 4 (2.67%) MCP
10 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.33%) CCNP
12 1 (0.67%) CCVP
12 1 (0.67%) CISSP
12 1 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) SLA
2 8 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.67%) pfSense
6 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (5.33%) SCCM
2 7 (4.67%) Nagios
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.00%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.33%) Cacti
5 2 (1.33%) OpenView
5 2 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.00%) Cisco
3 20 (13.33%) Citrix
4 19 (12.67%) Mitel
5 17 (11.33%) Avaya
6 14 (9.33%) Apple
7 12 (8.00%) BroadSoft
7 12 (8.00%) Polycom
7 12 (8.00%) VMware
8 10 (6.67%) Adobe
8 10 (6.67%) HP
8 10 (6.67%) Oracle
9 9 (6.00%) BT
9 9 (6.00%) Sonus
10 8 (5.33%) Acme Packet
10 8 (5.33%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (5.33%) Siemens
10 8 (5.33%) Teradata
11 7 (4.67%) Aastra
11 7 (4.67%) Becrypt
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