Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1039 1066 1080
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Handset 132 117 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.067% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 101 99 154
England median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.41% +14.17%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,000 £21,075
90th Percentile £71,000 £58,000 £81,375
UK median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +16.67%

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 72375 72347 85132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.08% 41.15% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 55264 59915 69265
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,040
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.08% +6.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 December 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 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 +47 35 £41,500 -24.55% 1
London -18 32 £32,500 +25.00% 1
North of England +28 25 £40,000 +100.00% 1
North West +13 21 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East of England +2 16 £27,750 -26.00% 1
West Midlands +29 15 £34,000 +74.36%
Midlands +27 15 £34,000 +74.36%
South West -8 8 £18,500 -42.26%
Yorkshire +24 4 £18,750 -6.25%
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 70 (53.03%) Windows
2 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
3 43 (32.58%) Windows Server
4 38 (28.79%) Active Directory
5 35 (26.52%) Telecoms
6 32 (24.24%) VoIP
6 32 (24.24%) ITIL
6 32 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (24.24%) VMware
7 28 (21.21%) Smartphone
8 27 (20.45%) vSphere
9 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (18.94%) Linux
10 25 (18.94%) Finance
10 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (18.18%) Android
12 23 (17.42%) Windows 7
13 21 (15.91%) BroadSoft
14 17 (12.88%) Office 365
14 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (12.12%) Broadband
15 16 (12.12%) Service Delivery
15 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
15 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (11.36%) Service Management
17 14 (10.61%) SLA
17 14 (10.61%) SAN
17 14 (10.61%) MCP
17 14 (10.61%) Business Development
17 14 (10.61%) User Experience

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 9 (6.82%) Skype for Business
2 7 (5.30%) Apache
2 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) Office 365
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.24%) VoIP
2 16 (12.12%) Broadband
3 14 (10.61%) SAN
4 13 (9.85%) DNS
4 13 (9.85%) Firewall
4 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 11 (8.33%) NAS
7 10 (7.58%) DHCP
7 10 (7.58%) Skype
8 8 (6.06%) PBX
9 6 (4.55%) VoWiFi
9 6 (4.55%) VPN
10 5 (3.79%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (3.79%) Intelligent Network
10 5 (3.79%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.79%) WAN
11 4 (3.03%) Softswitch
11 4 (3.03%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) Data Mining
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Mocha
2 1 (0.76%) Protractor
2 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 35 (26.52%) Telecoms
2 25 (18.94%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Banking
4 8 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.30%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) French Language
8 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (28.03%) Analyst
2 17 (12.88%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.61%) Architect
4 13 (9.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.85%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.82%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.82%) VoIP Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.79%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.76%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.76%) Node.js
2 1 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.21%) Smartphone
2 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.61%) User Experience
4 12 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.30%) Clustering
6 7 (5.30%) EPoS
7 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
9 4 (3.03%) IVR
9 4 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (2.27%) Device Driver
10 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.52%) CCTV
11 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.76%) CESG
12 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (53.03%) Windows
2 43 (32.58%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.94%) Linux
4 24 (18.18%) Android
5 23 (17.42%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
6 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (9.85%) CentOS
8 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.82%) Windows 10
9 9 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 7 (5.30%) Unix
11 6 (4.55%) Mac OS
11 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.55%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.79%) Windows Phone
13 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (2.27%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) ITIL
2 16 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 15 (11.36%) Service Management
4 14 (10.61%) Business Development
5 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2
6 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.82%) Information Security
6 9 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 8 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.06%) Scrum
8 7 (5.30%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 7 (5.30%) Data Management
8 7 (5.30%) Hardware Maintenance
8 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery Management
8 7 (5.30%) Time Management
8 7 (5.30%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.03%) C
3 4 (3.03%) C++
4 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.61%) MCP
3 11 (8.33%) Degree
4 9 (6.82%) CCNA
4 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.52%) HNC
6 2 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 38 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.45%) vSphere
3 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Docker
8 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) vCenter Server
2 11 (8.33%) NetVault Backup
3 7 (5.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.79%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (24.24%) VMware
3 21 (15.91%) BroadSoft
4 13 (9.85%) Cisco
4 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.09%) Sonus
5 12 (9.09%) Veeam
6 11 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 9 (6.82%) Symantec
8 8 (6.06%) Mitel
9 7 (5.30%) Apple
9 7 (5.30%) Juniper
10 6 (4.55%) GENBAND
10 6 (4.55%) Oracle
11 4 (3.03%) Remedy
12 3 (2.27%) Acme Packet
12 3 (2.27%) Adobe
12 3 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.27%) Epicor
12 3 (2.27%) Red Box