Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1054 1054 1133
Rank change year-on-year 0 +79 +19
Permanent jobs citing Handset 82 99 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.060% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 115
England median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £19,825 £19,000 £21,100
90th Percentile £70,025 £57,375 £68,250
UK median annual salary £35,500 £27,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year +29.09% -16.03% +9.17%

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 68,224 67,273 84,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.86% 40.86% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54,315 55,281 68,468
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
South East +13 21 £40,000 -46.67% 4
London -26 20 £32,500 +25.00% 4
Midlands +14 17 £33,000 +21.10% 1
West Midlands +10 17 £33,000 +21.10% 1
East of England -10 13 £27,750 +0.91% 1
North of England +17 11 £21,250 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +22 7 £19,000 -5.00% 2
North West +1 4 £38,000 -5.00%
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 35 (42.68%) Windows
1 35 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
4 23 (28.05%) VoIP
4 23 (28.05%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (25.61%) VMware
6 20 (24.39%) ITIL
7 18 (21.95%) vSphere
7 18 (21.95%) Office 365
8 17 (20.73%) ServiceNow
8 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (20.73%) Android
8 17 (20.73%) Finance
9 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
9 15 (18.29%) Service Management
9 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
10 14 (17.07%) Linux
11 13 (15.85%) DNS
11 13 (15.85%) Cisco
11 13 (15.85%) Firewall
11 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
12 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
12 12 (14.63%) SLA
13 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
13 11 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (13.41%) CentOS
13 11 (13.41%) Business Development
13 11 (13.41%) Degree

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 (8.54%) Apache
1 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.66%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) VoIP
2 13 (15.85%) DNS
2 13 (15.85%) Firewall
3 11 (13.41%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.98%) DHCP
6 7 (8.54%) SAN
7 6 (7.32%) Wireless
8 5 (6.10%) Broadband
8 5 (6.10%) PBX
8 5 (6.10%) Skype
9 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.88%) MPLS
9 4 (4.88%) NAS
9 4 (4.88%) VPN
10 3 (3.66%) LTE
10 3 (3.66%) TETRA
10 3 (3.66%) VLAN
11 2 (2.44%) 3G
11 2 (2.44%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Data Mining
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
1 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
1 1 (1.22%) Mocha
1 1 (1.22%) Protractor
1 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.20%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Billing
5 3 (3.66%) Automotive
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (2.44%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Technical Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.32%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support
6 6 (7.32%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) VoIP Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Node.js
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) EPoS
2 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.54%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Smartphone
3 7 (8.54%) User Experience
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.66%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.44%) CCTV
8 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.44%) iPhone
9 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.22%) NHS
9 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.73%) Android
4 14 (17.07%) Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
5 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 11 (13.41%) CentOS
8 10 (12.20%) Windows 10
8 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.32%) Windows Phone
10 4 (4.88%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.44%) Unix
12 2 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ITIL
2 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
2 15 (18.29%) Service Management
3 11 (13.41%) Business Development
4 10 (12.20%) Hardware Maintenance
4 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery Management
4 10 (12.20%) Trend Analysis
5 8 (9.76%) Business Continuity
5 8 (9.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.54%) Information Security
6 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Proactive Management
8 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.66%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (3.66%) Presales
9 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
2 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.66%) C
3 3 (3.66%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) PHP
4 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.54%) CCNA
3 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.54%) MCP
4 6 (7.32%) MCSA
5 2 (2.44%) HNC
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) vSphere
3 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.88%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.66%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) Docker
8 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) vCenter Server
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.88%) NetVault Backup
4 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.66%) WSUS
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) ServiceNow
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco
5 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.76%) Apple
7 7 (8.54%) BroadSoft
7 7 (8.54%) Juniper
8 6 (7.32%) Mitel
9 5 (6.10%) Remedy
9 5 (6.10%) Veeam
10 4 (4.88%) Capita
11 3 (3.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (3.66%) Epicor
11 3 (3.66%) Red Box
11 3 (3.66%) Symantec
12 2 (2.44%) Acme Packet
12 2 (2.44%) Sonus
12 2 (2.44%) Sophos
12 2 (2.44%) ZTE