Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 955 1020 1063
Rank change year-on-year +65 +43 +18
Permanent jobs citing Handset 88 114 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.074% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 100 95
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +18.59%
10th Percentile £21,375 £19,463 £19,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £68,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +24.83%

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 49,606 61,014 66,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.23% 39.73% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37,730 47,043 49,556
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 +79 34 £35,250 -29.50% 7
Midlands +53 20 £28,000 +6.67% 4
West Midlands +48 16 £29,000 -3.33% 2
East of England +73 15 £52,500 -12.50% 2
South East +30 10 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North of England +22 6 £39,500 +91.05% 3
Yorkshire +4 5 £31,500 +60.82% 2
East Midlands +20 4 £19,250 -14.44% 2
South West +17 3 £22,500 +7.14% 2
North West +31 1 £80,000 +39.13% 1
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 24 (27.27%) Wireless
3 24 (27.27%) SCCM
4 23 (26.14%) ITIL
5 21 (23.86%) Cisco
5 21 (23.86%) Office 365
5 21 (23.86%) Windows Server
6 20 (22.73%) VoIP
6 20 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 19 (21.59%) Finance
7 19 (21.59%) Firewall
8 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.45%) Apple
9 17 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
10 16 (18.18%) Android
10 16 (18.18%) LTE
10 16 (18.18%) UMTS
10 16 (18.18%) GSM
10 16 (18.18%) Windows 10
11 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (17.05%) Problem Management
12 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (15.91%) Broadband
12 14 (15.91%) GPRS
12 14 (15.91%) VBScript
12 14 (15.91%) SLA
12 14 (15.91%) Avaya

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 7 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) Wireless
2 20 (22.73%) VoIP
3 19 (21.59%) Firewall
4 16 (18.18%) GSM
4 16 (18.18%) LTE
4 16 (18.18%) UMTS
5 14 (15.91%) Broadband
5 14 (15.91%) GPRS
6 13 (14.77%) 3G
7 12 (13.64%) 4G
7 12 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (12.50%) VLAN
9 10 (11.36%) 2G
9 10 (11.36%) Bluetooth
9 10 (11.36%) VPN
10 9 (10.23%) DNS
11 8 (9.09%) LAN
11 8 (9.09%) SNMP
12 6 (6.82%) Unified Communications
13 5 (5.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) WinDbg
2 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 20 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.59%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Electronics
3 3 (3.41%) Games
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 10 (11.36%) Desktop Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Requirements Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Support Analyst
3 10 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Wireless Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) IT Support
4 9 (10.23%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.95%) Field Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) XMPP
2 3 (3.41%) OpenGL
2 3 (3.41%) OpenGL ES
2 3 (3.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (3.41%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (3.41%) Vulkan
3 1 (1.14%) Flash
3 1 (1.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.36%) Fat Client
2 10 (11.36%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.95%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.55%) CMDB
4 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile Games
5 3 (3.41%) SIMD
5 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 21 (23.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.18%) Android
3 16 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.55%) Linux
7 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) ITIL
2 15 (17.05%) Problem Management
3 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.50%) Service Management
5 10 (11.36%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (11.36%) Requirements Management
5 10 (11.36%) Use Case
5 10 (11.36%) User Stories
5 10 (11.36%) Validation
6 9 (10.23%) Network Management
7 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.95%) Time Management
9 6 (6.82%) Change Management
9 6 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery Management
10 5 (5.68%) Change Control
10 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.91%) VBScript
3 3 (3.41%) C
3 3 (3.41%) C++
4 2 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.77%) CCNP
3 9 (10.23%) CCNA
3 9 (10.23%) Degree
3 9 (10.23%) MCSE
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) CCSP
4 3 (3.41%) CCVP
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.41%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ACCA
6 1 (1.14%) CIMA
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) SLA
2 6 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.82%) QA
3 3 (3.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) Firmware
3 3 (3.41%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (27.27%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) AirWatch
2 6 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (4.55%) Perfmon
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) Cisco
3 18 (20.45%) Apple
4 14 (15.91%) Avaya
5 10 (11.36%) HP
5 10 (11.36%) Ivanti
6 9 (10.23%) Dell
7 7 (7.95%) Citrix
8 6 (6.82%) Becrypt
8 6 (6.82%) McAfee
8 6 (6.82%) Samsung
9 5 (5.68%) Mitel
9 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.55%) Bloomberg
10 4 (4.55%) Draytek
10 4 (4.55%) ESET
10 4 (4.55%) NETGEAR
10 4 (4.55%) Reuters
11 3 (3.41%) Adobe
11 3 (3.41%) Sonus