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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 763 807 713
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -94
Permanent jobs citing Handset 139 117 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 105 81 135
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,646
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%

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
45224 45099 43779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.84% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36331 35104 35360
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +46 135 £37,500 +18.11% 18
London +16 56 £45,000 +63.63% 9
South East -11 39 £48,750 +39.28% 4
Berkshire -3 15 £80,000 +146.15%
East of England -1 14 £28,000 -27.74% 1
City of London +12 11 £46,500 +106.66% 1
Slough +6 11 £80,000 +113.33%
Watford -5 11 £28,000 -34.11%
Hertfordshire -12 11 £28,000 -34.11%
Surrey - 11 £33,000 -
South West -7 9 £22,500 -71.87% 1
Dorset - 8 £22,500 - 1
Ealing - 8 £26,500 -
Yorkshire +17 7 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Bournemouth - 7 £22,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 7 £33,000 -
Hampshire +20 6 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £30,000 - 2
High Wycombe - 5 £30,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 4 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Reading 0 4 £62,500 -
North West -2 4 £17,000 -51.42% 1
East Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +25 3 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Cambridge +18 3 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Manchester +5 3 £17,000 -51.42% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 -
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £44,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £44,000 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 108 (39.71%) Windows
1 108 (39.71%) Telecoms
2 72 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 71 (26.10%) Microsoft
4 63 (23.16%) Wireless
5 61 (22.43%) VMware
6 57 (20.96%) MS Exchange
7 54 (19.85%) ITIL
8 53 (19.49%) MS Office
9 50 (18.38%) Marketing
10 49 (18.01%) TCP/IP
11 47 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (15.07%) MS Excel
12 41 (15.07%) Finance
13 37 (13.60%) DNS
13 37 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (13.24%) LTE
15 35 (12.87%) Linux
15 35 (12.87%) Cisco
16 34 (12.50%) WAN
16 34 (12.50%) DHCP
16 34 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 34 (12.50%) Degree
17 33 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (12.13%) LAN
18 31 (11.40%) Project Management
19 30 (11.03%) VPN
20 29 (10.66%) 3GPP
21 28 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
22 27 (9.93%) SLA

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 57 (20.96%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.57%) Lync
6 5 (1.84%) SAS
6 5 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.10%) CMS
8 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (19.49%) MS Office
2 41 (15.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.19%) Office 365
2 17 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (23.16%) Wireless
2 49 (18.01%) TCP/IP
3 37 (13.60%) DNS
4 36 (13.24%) LTE
5 34 (12.50%) WAN
5 34 (12.50%) DHCP
6 33 (12.13%) LAN
7 30 (11.03%) VPN
8 29 (10.66%) 3GPP
9 25 (9.19%) GSM
10 21 (7.72%) WCDMA
10 21 (7.72%) VoIP
11 20 (7.35%) Firewall
12 16 (5.88%) PBX
13 15 (5.51%) 3G
14 11 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (3.31%) 4G
15 9 (3.31%) Network Security
16 8 (2.94%) Internet
16 8 (2.94%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.10%) Big Data
3 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) NUnit
1 6 (2.21%) MSTest
2 4 (1.47%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.74%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.74%) Xcode
3 2 (0.74%) Selenium
3 2 (0.74%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA
4 1 (0.37%) Firebug
4 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 108 (39.71%) Telecoms
2 50 (18.38%) Marketing
3 41 (15.07%) Finance
4 17 (6.25%) Retail
5 11 (4.04%) Billing
6 7 (2.57%) Advertising
7 6 (2.21%) Legal
7 6 (2.21%) Back Office
7 6 (2.21%) Games
8 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.74%) Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (19.85%) Analyst
2 32 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 30 (11.03%) Account Manager
3 30 (11.03%) Support Analyst
4 24 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (6.99%) Technical Manager
7 17 (6.25%) Administrator
8 13 (4.78%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.78%) Developer
8 13 (4.78%) Sales Manager
8 13 (4.78%) Technical Account Manager
8 13 (4.78%) IT Support
9 12 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Product Manager
12 8 (2.94%) Senior Account Manager
12 8 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Junior
12 8 (2.94%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.41%) .NET
2 8 (2.94%) HTML
3 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.21%) COM
3 6 (2.21%) XML
3 6 (2.21%) XSLT
3 6 (2.21%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.21%) WCF
3 6 (2.21%) LINQ
4 4 (1.47%) CSS
5 2 (0.74%) HTML5
5 2 (0.74%) iOS SDK
5 2 (0.74%) CSS3
5 2 (0.74%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.74%) JNI
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.37%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.37%) WAP
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.56%) Blackberry
3 20 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.78%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.68%) Smartphone
6 8 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.57%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.57%) Clustering
7 7 (2.57%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.84%) iPhone
9 4 (1.47%) NHS
9 4 (1.47%) Blog
10 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.10%) EMV
10 3 (1.10%) Telematics
11 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.74%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.74%) DTV
11 2 (0.74%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 108 (39.71%) Windows
2 35 (12.87%) Linux
3 34 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.51%) Apple iOS
8 15 (5.51%) Android
9 14 (5.15%) Mac OS X
10 12 (4.41%) UNIX
11 8 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.57%) Windows Phone
12 7 (2.57%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.85%) ITIL
2 31 (11.40%) Project Management
3 28 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (7.72%) Mentoring
4 21 (7.72%) Asset Management
5 19 (6.99%) Information Security
5 19 (6.99%) B2B
6 18 (6.62%) Pay per click
6 18 (6.62%) Analytics
7 16 (5.88%) Time Management
8 15 (5.51%) CRM
9 13 (4.78%) Project Planning
9 13 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.68%) Programme Management
10 10 (3.68%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.31%) Product Management
12 7 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.57%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (2.57%) Software Engineering
12 7 (2.57%) Channel Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.09%) C
2 16 (5.88%) SQL
3 15 (5.51%) C#
4 8 (2.94%) C++
4 8 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.21%) Java
6 5 (1.84%) Python
6 5 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.47%) Perl
8 3 (1.10%) PHP
8 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (12.50%) Degree
2 13 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.41%) CCNA
4 9 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.84%) MCITP
6 3 (1.10%) MCSE
6 3 (1.10%) MCSA
6 3 (1.10%) PMP
6 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.74%) ACCA
7 2 (0.74%) CIMA
7 2 (0.74%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) PhD
8 1 (0.37%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.10%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 47 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (7.35%) VMware Workstation
5 19 (6.99%) Terminal Services
5 19 (6.99%) vSphere
6 5 (1.84%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) Postfix
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.37%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.37%) Iperf
Vendors
1 71 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.43%) VMware
3 35 (12.87%) Cisco
4 23 (8.46%) Citrix
5 18 (6.62%) Avaya
5 18 (6.62%) Nokia
6 15 (5.51%) Ericsson
7 13 (4.78%) Huawei
7 13 (4.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 10 (3.68%) Mitel
9 9 (3.31%) Polycom
10 7 (2.57%) Omniture
10 7 (2.57%) Apple
10 7 (2.57%) Adobe
11 6 (2.21%) HP
11 6 (2.21%) Juniper
11 6 (2.21%) TEOCO
12 5 (1.84%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.84%) Remedy
13 4 (1.47%) Google
Oldham, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
United Kingdom
NST Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JWResource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
DTI Global
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
DTI Global
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 22 days ago