The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 137 154 160
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.16% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.38% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £27,000 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.54% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  

Handset is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 737 1062 956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 33.98% 41.29% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 583 812 727
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Handset as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Hertfordshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Handset in Hertfordshire

Handset
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 - -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Handset.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
6 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe