Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 958 1086 1045
Rank change year-on-year +128 -41 +69
Permanent jobs citing Handset 97 72 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 79 60 81
England median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.79% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £19,900 £25,377 £21,673
90th Percentile £59,000 £71,800 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +28.79% +1.54% -0.76%

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 55,895 65,407 64,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.93% 40.66% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42,583 51,099 51,795
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 39 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Midlands +57 32 £42,500 +41.67% 1
West Midlands +37 22 £42,500 +41.67% 1
East Midlands +33 10 £37,500 +55.44%
North of England +20 8 £20,000 -41.61%
East of England +82 6 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North West +35 6 £20,000 -66.10%
South East +28 6 £31,500 -21.25% 1
South West - 6 £21,000 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £25,750 +9.57%
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 53 (54.64%) Windows
2 47 (48.45%) ITIL
3 32 (32.99%) Windows 10
4 30 (30.93%) Active Directory
4 30 (30.93%) Telecoms
5 28 (28.87%) Finance
5 28 (28.87%) VoIP
6 27 (27.84%) Cisco
6 27 (27.84%) Firewall
7 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
8 25 (25.77%) Office 365
9 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (23.71%) Avaya
10 23 (23.71%) VLAN
11 22 (22.68%) Apple
12 21 (21.65%) Service Delivery
12 21 (21.65%) Mitel
12 21 (21.65%) SCCM
12 21 (21.65%) Mentoring
13 20 (20.62%) Windows Server
13 20 (20.62%) Configuration Management
14 19 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (18.56%) CCNP
15 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.56%) Project Planning
15 18 (18.56%) Change Control
16 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
16 17 (17.53%) Degree
16 17 (17.53%) Blackberry
16 17 (17.53%) CCNA

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 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.06%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.12%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.77%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Cloudflare
3 1 (1.03%) Route 53
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) VoIP
2 27 (27.84%) Firewall
3 23 (23.71%) VLAN
4 10 (10.31%) Wireless
5 8 (8.25%) GSM
5 8 (8.25%) LTE
5 8 (8.25%) UMTS
6 7 (7.22%) 2G
6 7 (7.22%) 3G
6 7 (7.22%) 4G
6 7 (7.22%) GPRS
6 7 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (6.19%) Bluetooth
7 6 (6.19%) DNS
7 6 (6.19%) LAN
7 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.19%) VPN
7 6 (6.19%) WAN
8 5 (5.15%) Network Security
9 4 (4.12%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) MS Access
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) WinDbg
2 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) FishEye
3 1 (1.03%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) JMeter
3 1 (1.03%) Selenium
3 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (30.93%) Telecoms
2 28 (28.87%) Finance
3 9 (9.28%) Retail
4 8 (8.25%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Law
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Support Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Network Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Desktop Support
4 14 (14.43%) IT Support
5 13 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (13.40%) Desktop Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Windows Support Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Requirements Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Wireless Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 3 (3.09%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.25%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.25%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.22%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.06%) CCTV
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.64%) Windows
2 32 (32.99%) Windows 10
3 20 (20.62%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.43%) Windows 7
5 13 (13.40%) Android
6 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.09%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.03%) CentOS
11 1 (1.03%) Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) ITIL
2 21 (21.65%) Mentoring
2 21 (21.65%) Service Delivery
3 20 (20.62%) Configuration Management
4 18 (18.56%) Change Control
4 18 (18.56%) Project Planning
5 8 (8.25%) ERP
6 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.19%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (6.19%) Requirements Management
7 6 (6.19%) Service Management
7 6 (6.19%) Use Case
7 6 (6.19%) User Stories
7 6 (6.19%) Validation
8 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.12%) Data Privacy
8 4 (4.12%) High Availability
8 4 (4.12%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.37%) VBScript
3 5 (5.15%) SQL
4 4 (4.12%) C
4 4 (4.12%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) VB
5 2 (2.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.56%) CCNP
3 17 (17.53%) CCNA
3 17 (17.53%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.03%) ACCA
7 1 (1.03%) CCSP
7 1 (1.03%) CCVP
7 1 (1.03%) CIMA
7 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) GDPR
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 3 (3.09%) ISO 22301
3 3 (3.09%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (30.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Firmware
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) SCCM
2 10 (10.31%) Perfmon
3 4 (4.12%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (3.09%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.03%) Ansible
5 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Cisco
2 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.71%) Avaya
4 22 (22.68%) Apple
5 21 (21.65%) Mitel
6 13 (13.40%) Citrix
7 7 (7.22%) Dell
8 6 (6.19%) Adobe
8 6 (6.19%) Bloomberg
8 6 (6.19%) Reuters
9 4 (4.12%) BroadSoft
9 4 (4.12%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.09%) Acme Packet
10 3 (3.09%) ESET
10 3 (3.09%) Freshdesk
10 3 (3.09%) GENBAND
10 3 (3.09%) HP
10 3 (3.09%) McAfee
10 3 (3.09%) Oracle
10 3 (3.09%) VMware