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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
UK
Rank 827 876 876
Rank change year-on-year
+49 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 32 54 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.055% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.094% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 58
Median salary £29,000 £31,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,192 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%

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
34011 42290 42032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.46% 42.70% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27752 33928 34079
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 January 2017 within the UK.

Handset Salary Histogram in the UK

Handset
Top 27 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 January 2017. 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 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 +46 32 £29,000 -7.20% 8
London +54 15 £30,750 -5.38% 2
East of England +28 6 £28,500 -9.52% 2
South East +45 5 £77,500 +150.00% 1
Berkshire +41 5 £77,500 +124.63%
City of London +29 3 £52,500 +133.33% 1
Slough +29 3 £77,500 +115.27%
Romford - 3 £29,000 -
Reading +34 2 - -
Yorkshire +15 2 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £65,000 +106.34% 1
West Midlands -2 2 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Birmingham -2 2 £23,500 -10.47%
Bradford - 2 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £20,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 -
Buckhurst Hill - 2 £28,000 -
Essex - 2 £28,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
South West +10 1 £20,500 -18.81%
North East -2 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £20,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Greenford - 1 £32,500 -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 52 (50.49%) Windows
2 32 (31.07%) Telecoms
2 32 (31.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (29.13%) MS Office
4 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
4 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (27.18%) Windows Server
6 27 (26.21%) VoIP
7 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
8 24 (23.30%) ITIL
9 23 (22.33%) DNS
10 20 (19.42%) Blackberry
10 20 (19.42%) Broadband
10 20 (19.42%) LAN
11 18 (17.48%) Android
11 18 (17.48%) Windows 7
11 18 (17.48%) Retail
12 17 (16.50%) Linux
12 17 (16.50%) Cisco
13 16 (15.53%) Mitel
13 16 (15.53%) Office 365
14 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
14 14 (13.59%) VPN
14 14 (13.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (12.62%) VMware
15 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
15 13 (12.62%) Windows XP
15 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
15 13 (12.62%) SQL

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 14 (13.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) MS Office
2 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.74%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Office 365
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) VoIP
2 23 (22.33%) DNS
3 20 (19.42%) Broadband
3 20 (19.42%) LAN
4 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.59%) VPN
5 13 (12.62%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (11.65%) DHCP
6 12 (11.65%) IMAP
6 12 (11.65%) POP3
6 12 (11.65%) SMTP
6 12 (11.65%) WLAN
7 10 (9.71%) Wireless
8 9 (8.74%) WAN
9 8 (7.77%) 4G
9 8 (7.77%) Internet
9 8 (7.77%) LTE
10 7 (6.80%) 3G
10 7 (6.80%) Firewall
11 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) MS Access
2 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.94%) Capybara
3 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.94%) Hudson
3 2 (1.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.94%) Selenium
3 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.94%) TestLink
3 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (31.07%) Telecoms
2 18 (17.48%) Retail
3 10 (9.71%) Marketing
4 8 (7.77%) Finance
5 4 (3.88%) Games
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Law
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (1.94%) French Language
7 2 (1.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.97%) Automotive
8 1 (0.97%) Billing
8 1 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) Support Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (12.62%) IT Support
4 11 (10.68%) Technical Support
5 10 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) Technical Advisor
5 10 (9.71%) Technical Support Advisor
6 9 (8.74%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Windows Support Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Support Specialist
11 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (3.88%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.91%) Voice Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) CSS
2 1 (0.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Blackberry
2 11 (10.68%) iPhone
3 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) IVR
5 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.94%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.94%) iPad
7 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) BYOD
8 1 (0.97%) Economics
8 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.49%) Windows
2 32 (31.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (27.18%) Windows Server
5 18 (17.48%) Android
5 18 (17.48%) Windows 7
6 17 (16.50%) Linux
7 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (12.62%) Windows XP
9 9 (8.74%) Apple iOS
9 9 (8.74%) Windows 10
10 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
11 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.94%) Unix
13 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
3 9 (8.74%) Change Control
4 8 (7.77%) CRM
4 8 (7.77%) Information Security
5 7 (6.80%) Project Management
6 6 (5.83%) Service Management
7 5 (4.85%) Presales
8 4 (3.88%) B2B
8 4 (3.88%) Business Development
8 4 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.88%) Open Source
8 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.91%) Product Management
9 3 (2.91%) Supplier Management
9 3 (2.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) C
3 2 (1.94%) C++
3 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.97%) PHP
4 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) MCSA
3 4 (3.88%) MCSE
4 3 (2.91%) MCP
5 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.94%) MCDST
5 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) MCITP
6 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.97%) PMP
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) Terminal Services
3 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.80%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.97%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) Packer
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Cisco
3 16 (15.53%) Mitel
4 13 (12.62%) VMware
5 10 (9.71%) Citrix
6 9 (8.74%) LANDesk
7 8 (7.77%) Apple
8 6 (5.83%) BroadSoft
8 6 (5.83%) BT
9 5 (4.85%) Remedy
9 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.91%) Avaya
10 3 (2.91%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.91%) Huawei
10 3 (2.91%) Nokia
10 3 (2.91%) Siemens
11 2 (1.94%) Adobe
11 2 (1.94%) Polycom
11 2 (1.94%) Sophos
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