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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 861 873
Rank change year-on-year +71 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 63 83 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.085% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 65 61
Median salary £29,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,115 £26,319 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -5.40% +12.12%  

Handset is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33038 41978 43188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.99% 42.86% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26828 34336 34584
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Handset as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 20 £28,500 -12.97% 1
West Midlands +31 10 £42,500 +54.69%
North West -14 9 £40,000 -11.11%
South East +51 8 £31,750 -43.55%
East of England 0 7 £27,500 -42.10% 1
North East - 5 £26,100 -
South West +22 4 £36,250 +13.13%
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Handset.

1 49 (51.58%) Telecoms
2 40 (42.11%) VoIP
3 32 (33.68%) Windows
4 26 (27.37%) Broadband
5 23 (24.21%) BroadSoft
6 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
6 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (16.84%) Cisco
7 16 (16.84%) LAN
8 15 (15.79%) Asterisk PBX
9 14 (14.74%) Mitel
9 14 (14.74%) ITIL
10 13 (13.68%) Linux
10 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
11 12 (12.63%) WLAN
11 12 (12.63%) Firewall
11 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
12 11 (11.58%) Avaya
12 11 (11.58%) CRM
12 11 (11.58%) Android
13 10 (10.53%) Unix
13 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 9 (9.47%) Finance
14 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
14 9 (9.47%) POP3
14 9 (9.47%) SMTP

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 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (2.11%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (42.11%) VoIP
2 26 (27.37%) Broadband
3 16 (16.84%) LAN
4 15 (15.79%) Asterisk PBX
5 12 (12.63%) Firewall
5 12 (12.63%) WLAN
6 9 (9.47%) DNS
6 9 (9.47%) IMAP
6 9 (9.47%) POP3
6 9 (9.47%) SMTP
6 9 (9.47%) VLAN
6 9 (9.47%) VPN
7 6 (6.32%) CTI
7 6 (6.32%) Wireless
8 5 (5.26%) Internet
8 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.26%) Unified Communications
8 5 (5.26%) WAN
9 4 (4.21%) LTE
9 4 (4.21%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.05%) MS Access
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
1 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (51.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.47%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Law
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Electronics
5 3 (3.16%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) French Language
7 1 (1.05%) Front Office
7 1 (1.05%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Support Specialist
3 14 (14.74%) VoIP Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 9 (9.47%) Technical Advisor
5 9 (9.47%) Technical Support Advisor
5 9 (9.47%) Voice Specialist
6 8 (8.42%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) VoIP Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) IP Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) Data Network Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Siebel Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Voice Network Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) VoIP Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (3.16%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.11%) Java SE
3 2 (2.11%) REST
4 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.32%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.21%) IVR
5 4 (4.21%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.11%) iPhone
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.05%) FMCG
8 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.05%) iPad
8 1 (1.05%) NHS
8 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
2 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.58%) Android
4 10 (10.53%) Unix
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Phone
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) ITIL
2 11 (11.58%) CRM
3 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.37%) DevOps
5 7 (7.37%) Project Management
5 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.37%) Service Management
5 7 (7.37%) Time Management
6 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.21%) Business Development
6 4 (4.21%) Change Control
6 4 (4.21%) Information Security
6 4 (4.21%) Line Management
7 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.16%) Presales
7 3 (3.16%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.16%) Scrum
7 3 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) Python
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCSA
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.05%) MCDST
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Packer
1 6 (6.32%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.05%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) BroadSoft
2 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.84%) Cisco
4 14 (14.74%) Mitel
5 11 (11.58%) Avaya
6 8 (8.42%) Citrix
6 8 (8.42%) Oracle
7 6 (6.32%) Ericsson
7 6 (6.32%) Informatica
7 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.32%) Siebel
8 5 (5.26%) VMware
9 4 (4.21%) Sonus
10 3 (3.16%) Adobe
10 3 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (3.16%) Apple
10 3 (3.16%) GENBAND
10 3 (3.16%) Huawei
10 3 (3.16%) Nokia
11 2 (2.11%) HP
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