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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - 64 71
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - 2.89% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.04% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Median salary - £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -34.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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
210 265 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.49% 47.92% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 181 181 152
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,183 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Handset.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Voice Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) B2B