Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1021 1028 1076
Rank change year-on-year +7 +48 -40
Permanent jobs citing Handset 112 126 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.077% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 98 95 124
England median annual salary £34,000 £38,000 £32,271
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +17.75% -24.07%
10th Percentile £19,388 £19,300 £20,355
90th Percentile £52,500 £68,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,043
% change year-on-year -18.75% +24.83% -24.61%

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 67,456 73,448 76,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.28% 44.90% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52,552 55,519 63,797
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +45 47 £50,000 +53.85% 4
South East -6 22 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North of England +41 21 £20,675 -48.31% 3
Midlands +34 15 £26,250 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +31 11 £19,588 +3.09% 1
North West -4 10 £57,500 +43.75% 2
West Midlands +29 8 £30,000 -14.29% 2
East Midlands - 7 £22,500 -
South West +3 4 £21,000 +13.51% 1
East of England +8 3 £60,000 +140.00% 1
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 52 (46.43%) Windows
2 46 (41.07%) ITIL
3 41 (36.61%) Microsoft
4 39 (34.82%) Finance
5 36 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 35 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 34 (30.36%) Android
8 31 (27.68%) Windows Server
9 26 (23.21%) Apple
10 25 (22.32%) SLA
10 25 (22.32%) Office 365
11 24 (21.43%) Blackberry
11 24 (21.43%) Network Security
12 22 (19.64%) Fat Client
12 22 (19.64%) PowerShell
12 22 (19.64%) Thin Client
12 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
13 21 (18.75%) SCCM
14 20 (17.86%) WinDbg
14 20 (17.86%) Reuters
14 20 (17.86%) Bloomberg
14 20 (17.86%) VBScript
14 20 (17.86%) Perfmon
15 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (15.18%) Retail
16 17 (15.18%) Service Management
16 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
16 17 (15.18%) Windows 10
17 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (13.39%) ServiceNow

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 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.79%) Apache
2 2 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.89%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.32%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) G Suite
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.43%) Network Security
2 14 (12.50%) DNS
2 14 (12.50%) VoIP
3 11 (9.82%) Wireless
4 9 (8.04%) DHCP
4 9 (8.04%) Firewall
4 9 (8.04%) LAN
4 9 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.36%) Skype
5 6 (5.36%) WAN
6 5 (4.46%) Internet
6 5 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.46%) Softphone
6 5 (4.46%) VPN
7 4 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.57%) LTE
7 4 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.57%) UMTS
7 4 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.89%) Appium
3 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.89%) Selendroid
General
1 39 (34.82%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Retail
2 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.36%) Back Office
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) French Language
4 3 (2.68%) Games
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.68%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (2.68%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 22 (19.64%) Desktop Support
4 21 (18.75%) Desktop Analyst
4 21 (18.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 21 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 19 (16.96%) Windows Support Analyst
6 14 (12.50%) IT Support
7 11 (9.82%) Support Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (8.04%) IT Analyst
9 9 (8.04%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) IT Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.46%) Architect
11 5 (4.46%) IT Technician
11 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) Network Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) Gearman
1 2 (1.79%) Software Packaging
1 2 (1.79%) XMPP
2 1 (0.89%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 22 (19.64%) Fat Client
2 22 (19.64%) Thin Client
3 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.82%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (8.93%) EPoS
6 8 (7.14%) Smartphone
7 6 (5.36%) Client/Server
7 6 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.79%) iPhone
10 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.89%) iPad
11 1 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (46.43%) Windows
2 34 (30.36%) Android
3 31 (27.68%) Windows Server
4 17 (15.18%) Windows 10
5 12 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.14%) Windows Phone
10 6 (5.36%) Linux
11 2 (1.79%) CentOS
11 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) ITIL
2 17 (15.18%) Service Management
3 13 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (11.61%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.93%) Business Development
4 10 (8.93%) Hardware Maintenance
4 10 (8.93%) Service Delivery Management
4 10 (8.93%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (6.25%) Change Management
5 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.25%) Time Management
6 5 (4.46%) Information Security
7 4 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.57%) Case Management
7 4 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.68%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (2.68%) Server Management
8 3 (2.68%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.86%) VBScript
3 4 (3.57%) Java
3 4 (3.57%) PHP
4 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.68%) Perl
4 3 (2.68%) Python
4 3 (2.68%) Ruby
4 3 (2.68%) SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CCIE
5 1 (0.89%) CCNP
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.32%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.46%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) Firmware
2 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
2 20 (17.86%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.89%) Cacti
4 1 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.21%) Apple
3 20 (17.86%) Bloomberg
3 20 (17.86%) Reuters
4 15 (13.39%) ServiceNow
5 12 (10.71%) Mitel
6 6 (5.36%) Avaya
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco
7 5 (4.46%) BT
7 5 (4.46%) Google
7 5 (4.46%) Remedy
8 4 (3.57%) Citrix
8 4 (3.57%) Red Box
8 4 (3.57%) Wyse
9 3 (2.68%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.79%) Dell
10 2 (1.79%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.79%) VMware
10 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard