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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 810 838 709
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -129
Permanent jobs citing Handset 89 94 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.079% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 160
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £76,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -9.37%

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
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 +31 82 £35,000 -6.66% 13
London +12 32 £37,750 -5.62% 7
South East +28 24 £32,000 +4.91% 4
Berkshire +2 12 £61,250 -8.58% 3
Reading +10 10 £75,000 -
East of England +19 9 £47,500 -
City of London +6 8 £36,000 -31.42% 2
Surrey +18 7 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £47,500 -9.52%
South West -21 6 £33,000 +78.37%
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 5 £27,500 -
Scotland +18 4 £22,500 -71.87% 2
East Midlands +15 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Cambridge +6 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Birmingham - 4 £31,250 -
Plymouth - 4 £33,000 -
Devon - 4 £33,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 3 - -
Kent - 3 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £22,500 - 2
Watford +5 2 - -
North West +5 2 £41,625 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £41,625 -
Edinburgh +13 1 - -
Bristol -1 1 £23,500 -
Bournemouth -16 1 £21,000 +13.51%

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 73 (45.34%) Windows
2 55 (34.16%) Active Directory
3 50 (31.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (31.06%) Telecoms
4 40 (24.84%) MS Office
5 38 (23.60%) ITIL
6 34 (21.12%) MS Excel
7 32 (19.88%) SLA
8 27 (16.77%) Cisco
8 27 (16.77%) WAN
8 27 (16.77%) LAN
9 26 (16.15%) Blackberry
9 26 (16.15%) VMware
10 24 (14.91%) MS Exchange
11 23 (14.29%) VoIP
11 23 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 22 (13.66%) Wireless
13 20 (12.42%) Finance
13 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
13 20 (12.42%) Marketing
14 19 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (11.80%) Firewall
15 18 (11.18%) CCNA
15 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.18%) Windows XP
15 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
16 17 (10.56%) VPN
16 17 (10.56%) DNS
16 17 (10.56%) Project Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (14.91%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.86%) Lync
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.24%) Apache
6 2 (1.24%) IIS
6 2 (1.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.62%) WorkSite
Applications
1 40 (24.84%) MS Office
2 34 (21.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.62%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) assyst
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Office 365
2 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.86%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) LAN
1 27 (16.77%) WAN
2 23 (14.29%) VoIP
3 22 (13.66%) Wireless
4 19 (11.80%) Firewall
5 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
6 17 (10.56%) VPN
6 17 (10.56%) DNS
7 16 (9.94%) DHCP
8 12 (7.45%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (6.21%) LTE
10 9 (5.59%) WCDMA
10 9 (5.59%) 3GPP
10 9 (5.59%) GSM
11 7 (4.35%) RIP
11 7 (4.35%) OSPF
11 7 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (3.73%) PABX
12 6 (3.73%) IP Telephony
12 6 (3.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.62%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) JIRA
2 4 (2.48%) Selenium
3 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.86%) MSTest
3 3 (1.86%) NUnit
3 3 (1.86%) Subversion
3 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.24%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.24%) Maven
4 2 (1.24%) JMeter
4 2 (1.24%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.24%) Xcode
4 2 (1.24%) Firebug
4 2 (1.24%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.62%) TestNG
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.62%) Mockito
5 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.62%) JUnit
5 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 50 (31.06%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.42%) Finance
2 20 (12.42%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) Banking
3 6 (3.73%) Back Office
4 4 (2.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.24%) Billing
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Front Office
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (22.98%) Analyst
2 22 (13.66%) Support Analyst
3 17 (10.56%) Account Manager
3 17 (10.56%) Administrator
4 11 (6.83%) Developer
5 8 (4.97%) Senior Manager
5 8 (4.97%) IT Support
6 7 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 7 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.73%) Service Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Senior Account Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) Network Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) HTML
2 5 (3.11%) .NET
2 5 (3.11%) CSS
3 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.48%) XML
3 4 (2.48%) WCF
4 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.86%) XSLT
4 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 3 (1.86%) HTML5
4 3 (1.86%) LINQ
4 3 (1.86%) CSS3
5 2 (1.24%) JSON
5 2 (1.24%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.24%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.24%) Spring
6 1 (0.62%) JNI
6 1 (0.62%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.62%) JMS
6 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.83%) iPhone
3 10 (6.21%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (6.21%) Clustering
4 9 (5.59%) Smartphone
5 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.73%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.73%) Thin Client
8 5 (3.11%) NHS
9 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.24%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.24%) BBC
10 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Open Source
11 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.34%) Windows
2 23 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (11.18%) Windows XP
4 15 (9.32%) Android
5 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.07%) Linux
7 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.59%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.59%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000
9 7 (4.35%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.73%) UNIX
10 6 (3.73%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.48%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.86%) CentOS
12 3 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.24%) Debian
13 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.24%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.60%) ITIL
2 17 (10.56%) Project Management
2 17 (10.56%) Service Delivery
3 12 (7.45%) Business Continuity
4 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (6.83%) Software Distribution
5 9 (5.59%) Security Management
6 8 (4.97%) Product Management
7 7 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.73%) Programme Management
8 6 (3.73%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.73%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.11%) CRM
9 5 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.11%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.11%) Migration
9 5 (3.11%) Change Control
9 5 (3.11%) Time Management
10 4 (2.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.32%) SQL
2 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.11%) C
3 5 (3.11%) Java
3 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.48%) PHP
4 4 (2.48%) C#
5 2 (1.24%) C++
5 2 (1.24%) Perl
5 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.24%) Python
5 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.24%) Ruby
6 1 (0.62%) Groovy
6 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (11.18%) CCNA
3 16 (9.94%) Degree
4 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.35%) CCNP
6 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.48%) MCSA
7 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.86%) MCP
9 2 (1.24%) MCSE
9 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.24%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.62%) PMP
10 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.62%) MCDST
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.62%) HNC
10 1 (0.62%) HND
10 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (34.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.83%) vSphere
4 7 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.86%) Firmware
5 3 (1.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.62%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.62%) KVM
7 1 (0.62%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.62%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.62%) Iperf
2 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (31.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.77%) Cisco
3 26 (16.15%) VMware
4 15 (9.32%) Mitel
5 14 (8.70%) Citrix
6 13 (8.07%) Juniper
7 12 (7.45%) Avaya
8 10 (6.21%) Polycom
9 7 (4.35%) Apple
9 7 (4.35%) Aruba
10 5 (3.11%) Nokia
11 4 (2.48%) Serena
11 4 (2.48%) McAfee
11 4 (2.48%) Becrypt
12 3 (1.86%) ZyXEL
12 3 (1.86%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.86%) Lumension
12 3 (1.86%) BT
12 3 (1.86%) Wyse
12 3 (1.86%) Symantec
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Salary: £180.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to 28000
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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East London
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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Slough
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
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