Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1043 1056 1095
Rank change year-on-year +13 +39 -58
Permanent jobs citing Handset 85 138 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.083% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76 110 138
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18,625 £21,673 £23,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% -6.25%

Handset is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,113 74,023 81,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.63% 44.46% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53,688 56,824 67,492
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in England

Handset
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Handset in England

Handset
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Handset in England

Handset
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the England region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 35 £38,750 +19.23% 2
South East -19 20 £38,250 -12.57% 1
North of England +11 17 £19,000 -52.50% 5
Midlands +25 11 £26,250 -38.24%
North West -12 9 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Yorkshire +45 8 £19,000 +1.33% 1
West Midlands +26 6 £30,000 -29.41%
East Midlands - 5 £25,000 -
East of England +26 1 £60,000 +118.18% 3
South West -5 1 - -
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Handset.

1 39 (45.88%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Finance
3 31 (36.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 28 (32.94%) Android
6 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
7 22 (25.88%) ITIL
8 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (22.35%) Retail
9 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (21.18%) Apple
10 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
11 15 (17.65%) Blackberry
11 15 (17.65%) ServiceNow
11 15 (17.65%) Office 365
12 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
12 14 (16.47%) Network Security
12 14 (16.47%) Windows 10
13 13 (15.29%) SCCM
14 12 (14.12%) Thin Client
14 12 (14.12%) Reuters
14 12 (14.12%) Bloomberg
14 12 (14.12%) SLA
14 12 (14.12%) VBScript
14 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
14 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (14.12%) Fat Client
14 12 (14.12%) Windows 7
14 12 (14.12%) WinDbg
14 12 (14.12%) Apple iOS

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (1.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) G Suite
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Network Security
2 11 (12.94%) DNS
3 10 (11.76%) VoIP
4 9 (10.59%) Wireless
5 8 (9.41%) LAN
6 6 (7.06%) DHCP
6 6 (7.06%) VPN
6 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.88%) WAN
8 4 (4.71%) LTE
8 4 (4.71%) UMTS
9 3 (3.53%) CDMA
9 3 (3.53%) Firewall
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
9 3 (3.53%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.53%) Softphone
9 3 (3.53%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.18%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.18%) Appium
2 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Selendroid
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Retail
3 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Electronics
4 3 (3.53%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Support Analyst
3 16 (18.82%) Desktop Support
4 13 (15.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Service Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) IT Support
6 11 (12.94%) Windows Support Analyst
7 10 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (9.41%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Architect
9 5 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (5.88%) IT Technician
9 5 (5.88%) SAP Support
9 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) XMPP
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.18%) Gearman
2 1 (1.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 12 (14.12%) Fat Client
3 12 (14.12%) Thin Client
4 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (11.76%) EPoS
6 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
6 6 (7.06%) Smartphone
7 4 (4.71%) iPhone
8 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.88%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) Android
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.47%) Windows 10
5 12 (14.12%) Apple iOS
5 12 (14.12%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.53%) Linux
8 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.76%) Business Development
3 10 (11.76%) Hardware Maintenance
3 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery Management
3 10 (11.76%) Service Management
3 10 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
4 8 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.24%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (5.88%) Logistics
7 3 (3.53%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.53%) Server Management
7 3 (3.53%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (3.53%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.35%) Analytics
8 2 (2.35%) Case Management
8 2 (2.35%) Digital Analytics
8 2 (2.35%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.12%) VBScript
3 4 (4.71%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 3 (3.53%) PHP
4 3 (3.53%) Python
4 3 (3.53%) Ruby
5 2 (2.35%) SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.35%) MCSA
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) Firmware
2 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) SCCM
2 12 (14.12%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Cacti
4 1 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) Apple
3 15 (17.65%) ServiceNow
4 12 (14.12%) Bloomberg
4 12 (14.12%) Reuters
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco
6 7 (8.24%) Citrix
7 6 (7.06%) Adobe
8 5 (5.88%) Remedy
8 5 (5.88%) SAP
9 4 (4.71%) BT
9 4 (4.71%) Google
10 3 (3.53%) Intel
10 3 (3.53%) Mitel
11 2 (2.35%) Cellebrite
11 2 (2.35%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.35%) Ivanti
11 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.35%) VMware
11 2 (2.35%) WatchGuard