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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 840 814 873
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +59
Permanent jobs citing Handset 74 148 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 107 82
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,782 £23,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
40316 46275 46404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.23% 42.11% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32999 36985 36186
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 £27,912 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -13 72 £37,500 -10.71% 2
London +4 30 £42,000 -6.66% 1
South East +2 13 £52,500 +16.66%
East of England +19 12 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Reading +17 10 £55,000 -12.00%
Berkshire +9 10 £55,000 -31.25%
South West +7 10 £32,043 +39.31%
Hertfordshire +19 9 £37,500 +33.92%
Stevenage -3 6 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +25 4 £21,750 -40.00%
West Yorkshire +17 4 £21,750 -37.85%
Bradford -2 4 £21,750 -37.85%
City of London +55 3 £42,000 -16.00%
Bristol - 3 £36,000 -
West Midlands -1 2 £31,500 -51.16%
Essex - 2 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £62,500 -
Chigwell - 2 £35,000 -
Watford +11 1 - -
North West +3 1 £26,500 +55.88%
Somerset -5 1 £24,000 -
Hampshire -5 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Birmingham -15 1 £45,000 -55.00%
Shropshire - 1 £18,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,000 -
Telford - 1 £18,000 -
Bath - 1 £24,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £26,500 -
Luton - 1 £40,000 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 64 (39.75%) VoIP
2 52 (32.30%) Windows
3 51 (31.68%) Cisco
4 48 (29.81%) Microsoft
5 43 (26.71%) ITIL
6 37 (22.98%) Telecoms
7 35 (21.74%) Blackberry
7 35 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 34 (21.12%) MS Office
9 32 (19.88%) WAN
9 32 (19.88%) LAN
10 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (16.77%) Active Directory
11 27 (16.77%) Android
12 26 (16.15%) Degree
13 25 (15.53%) Mitel
13 25 (15.53%) TCP/IP
14 24 (14.91%) Security Cleared
15 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 21 (13.04%) IVR
17 20 (12.42%) Avaya
17 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (12.42%) DNS
18 18 (11.18%) ISDN
19 17 (10.56%) PBX
19 17 (10.56%) Java
19 17 (10.56%) Windows XP
19 17 (10.56%) Windows Server

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 21 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (8.07%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.45%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.73%) CMS
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.86%) SAS
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (21.12%) MS Office
2 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.86%) 3ds Max
5 3 (1.86%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (39.75%) VoIP
2 32 (19.88%) LAN
2 32 (19.88%) WAN
3 25 (15.53%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.42%) DNS
5 18 (11.18%) ISDN
6 17 (10.56%) PBX
7 16 (9.94%) Unified Communications
7 16 (9.94%) VPN
8 13 (8.07%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (8.07%) Wireless
9 12 (7.45%) PSTN
10 11 (6.83%) DHCP
11 10 (6.21%) OpenScape
11 10 (6.21%) PABX
12 9 (5.59%) 4G
12 9 (5.59%) MGCP
12 9 (5.59%) Skype
12 9 (5.59%) Softswitch
13 7 (4.35%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.11%) MS Access
3 3 (1.86%) SQLite
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.35%) Maven
2 7 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (1.86%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.86%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.86%) Capybara
3 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.86%) Hudson
3 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.86%) JIRA
3 3 (1.86%) Selenium
3 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.86%) TestLink
3 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (22.98%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.94%) Retail
3 15 (9.32%) Finance
4 14 (8.70%) Back Office
5 13 (8.07%) Marketing
6 10 (6.21%) Billing
7 7 (4.35%) Banking
7 7 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.35%) Games
7 7 (4.35%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.86%) French Language
8 3 (1.86%) German Language
8 3 (1.86%) Law
9 2 (1.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Automotive
10 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (27.95%) Analyst
2 29 (18.01%) Support Engineer
3 23 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 16 (9.94%) Technical Support
5 13 (8.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 12 (7.45%) Consultant
6 12 (7.45%) Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Technical Engineer
6 12 (7.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.21%) IT Support
8 9 (5.59%) Telecoms Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Voice Analyst
9 8 (4.97%) Telephony Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) JSON
1 10 (6.21%) Web Services
2 8 (4.97%) HTML
3 7 (4.35%) Middleware
3 7 (4.35%) Spring
3 7 (4.35%) XMPP
4 5 (3.11%) XML
5 3 (1.86%) Android SDK
5 3 (1.86%) REST
5 3 (1.86%) SOAP
6 2 (1.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (13.04%) IVR
4 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
5 15 (9.32%) iPhone
6 13 (8.07%) Smartphone
7 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
7 12 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
9 8 (4.97%) iPad
10 7 (4.35%) BYOD
10 7 (4.35%) Clustering
10 7 (4.35%) Contactless
10 7 (4.35%) Driving Licence
10 7 (4.35%) EMV
10 7 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (4.35%) Smartcard
11 6 (3.73%) User Experience
12 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.30%) Windows
2 35 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (16.77%) Android
5 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.56%) Windows Server
6 17 (10.56%) Windows XP
7 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (8.07%) Apple iOS
8 13 (8.07%) Linux
9 9 (5.59%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.97%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.11%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.62%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.71%) ITIL
2 15 (9.32%) Presales
3 12 (7.45%) Supplier Management
3 12 (7.45%) Validation
4 11 (6.83%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (6.21%) Capacity Management
5 10 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (6.21%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.21%) Project Management
6 9 (5.59%) B2B
7 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.35%) Build Automation
8 7 (4.35%) Change Control
8 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.73%) Coaching
9 6 (3.73%) Line Management
10 5 (3.11%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (3.11%) Open Source
10 5 (3.11%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.56%) Java
2 16 (9.94%) SQL
3 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.35%) C
5 5 (3.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.24%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.62%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (16.15%) Degree
2 24 (14.91%) Security Cleared
3 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.45%) CCNA
5 12 (7.45%) MCDST
5 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.73%) MCSE
7 5 (3.11%) MCP
7 5 (3.11%) MCSA
8 3 (1.86%) CCNP
8 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.62%) CCVP
9 1 (0.62%) CISSP
9 1 (0.62%) HND
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 7 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.70%) SCCM
2 8 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.48%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.48%) Nagios
5 2 (1.24%) Cacti
5 2 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.62%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (31.68%) Cisco
2 48 (29.81%) Microsoft
3 25 (15.53%) Mitel
4 20 (12.42%) Avaya
5 14 (8.70%) Apple
5 14 (8.70%) Citrix
5 14 (8.70%) Sonus
6 13 (8.07%) Polycom
7 12 (7.45%) Becrypt
8 11 (6.83%) BT
8 11 (6.83%) Siemens
9 9 (5.59%) BroadSoft
9 9 (5.59%) Oracle
10 8 (4.97%) HP
11 7 (4.35%) Acme Packet
11 7 (4.35%) MobileIron
12 6 (3.73%) Google
12 6 (3.73%) Verint
12 6 (3.73%) VMware
13 5 (3.11%) Ericsson
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Marcus Donald People
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago