The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - 239 228
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.057% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £60,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2247 1769 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.34% 28.70% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1284 1507
Average salary £39,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) VMware