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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.43% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
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
157 109 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.35% 30.11% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 59
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in Watford

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) ITIL
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) VPN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Mitel
2 11 (61.11%) Aruba
3 10 (55.56%) Meru Networks
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 10 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (55.56%) VoIP
4 8 (44.44%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) Dell
4 8 (44.44%) Network Security
4 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
5 7 (38.89%) IP Telephony
6 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (33.33%) C
6 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (33.33%) Windows XP

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) VPN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 10 (55.56%) VoIP
3 10 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (44.44%) Network Security
5 7 (38.89%) IP Telephony
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) DHCP
6 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 6 (33.33%) VMS
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (27.78%) BCP
4 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
1 11 (61.11%) Mitel
1 11 (61.11%) Aruba
2 10 (55.56%) Meru Networks
3 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 8 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft