The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 110 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.26% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.48% -6.00%  
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 443 766 837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.58% 39.38% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 316 656 547
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Handset
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Handset in Reading

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Handset.

1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Broadband
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) BroadSoft
4 2 (22.22%) Polycom
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Sonus
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Softswitch
5 1 (11.11%) Acme Packet
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (11.11%) RTP
5 1 (11.11%) ISUP
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) PSTN

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) Broadband
1 2 (22.22%) PBX
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (11.11%) ISDN
2 1 (11.11%) ISUP
2 1 (11.11%) PSTN
2 1 (11.11%) RTP
2 1 (11.11%) Softswitch
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Sales Director
1 2 (22.22%) Sales Manager
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Channel Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Channel Sales Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Finance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Marketing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PBX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Account Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior VoIP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BroadSoft
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Polycom
2 1 (11.11%) Acme Packet
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sonus