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

Handsets
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 132 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.58% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  

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 524 689 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 40.40% 38.60% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 420 520 610
Median salary £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.03% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) ISUP
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 3 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 3 (100.00%) Sonus
1 3 (100.00%) BroadSoft
1 3 (100.00%) Intelligent Network
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Handset
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) Intelligent Network
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) ISUP
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) Softswitch
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (33.33%) PBX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 3 (100.00%) BroadSoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sonus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom