The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 69 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 9 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.56% 2.45% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 5.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Handset
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
246 218 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.71% 41.05% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 185 154 113
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Handset
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Watford region.

Handset Salary Trend in Watford

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 18 (100.00%) MS Office
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (100.00%) DHCP
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
1 18 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 18 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (94.44%) Office 365
2 17 (94.44%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
4 13 (72.22%) C
4 13 (72.22%) Mathematics

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 18 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Office
2 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (94.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) DHCP
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
1 18 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (61.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (38.89%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ITIL
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
1 18 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
1 18 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) VMware