Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1102 1063 1109
Rank change year-on-year -39 +46 -10
Permanent jobs citing Handset 69 114 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.066% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 138
UK median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -10.34% -7.05%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,673 £24,201
90th Percentile £57,000 £56,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +2.86%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 74,550 73,761 87,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.31% 42.86% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,043 58,731 70,653
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,570
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.20% +5.59%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in the UK

Handset
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Handset in the UK

Handset
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Handset over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Handset in the UK

Handset
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 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
England -47 64 £31,500 -3.08% 12
UK excluding London -39 41 £30,000 -16.67% 7
London -6 28 £32,000 +6.67% 5
North of England -11 13 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Midlands +8 11 £30,000 -29.41% 2
South East -12 10 £36,000 -2.04% 1
Yorkshire +28 8 £28,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands +11 7 £30,000 -29.41% 1
North West -16 5 £54,000 +35.00% 2
Scotland -30 5 £22,500 -27.42%
East Midlands - 4 £22,625 - 1
East of England +3 1 £60,000 +118.18% 1
South West -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 with a requirement for Handset.

1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 27 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 22 (31.88%) Finance
5 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
6 15 (21.74%) ITIL
6 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (21.74%) VoIP
6 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 14 (20.29%) Android
8 13 (18.84%) Office 365
9 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
10 10 (14.49%) Apple
10 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
10 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
11 9 (13.04%) Cisco
11 9 (13.04%) Wireless
12 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
13 7 (10.14%) SLA
13 7 (10.14%) DNS
13 7 (10.14%) Citrix
13 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
14 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
14 6 (8.70%) iPhone
14 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
14 6 (8.70%) Network Security
14 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
14 6 (8.70%) Retail

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) VoIP
2 9 (13.04%) Wireless
3 7 (10.14%) DNS
4 6 (8.70%) LAN
4 6 (8.70%) Network Security
5 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 4 (5.80%) DHCP
6 4 (5.80%) PBX
6 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.35%) Broadband
7 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.35%) VLAN
7 3 (4.35%) VPN
8 2 (2.90%) Firewall
8 2 (2.90%) Intranet
8 2 (2.90%) ISUP
8 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.90%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) WinDbg
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.49%) IT Support
3 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (7.25%) IT Technician
7 5 (7.25%) SAP Support
7 5 (7.25%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.80%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) VoIP Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) iPhone
4 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.45%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Android
3 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
4 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
4 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) Linux
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.45%) Unix
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.25%) Logistics
3 5 (7.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (4.35%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.90%) Analytics
6 2 (2.90%) Change Control
6 2 (2.90%) Digital Analytics
6 2 (2.90%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.90%) Network Design
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.90%) Web Analytics
7 1 (1.45%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.80%) VBScript
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) Ruby
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) A+ Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) MCSA
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Firmware
3 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.45%) Cacti
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Apple
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix
5 6 (8.70%) Adobe
5 6 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 5 (7.25%) Mitel
6 5 (7.25%) SAP
7 4 (5.80%) Bloomberg
7 4 (5.80%) Capita
7 4 (5.80%) Google
7 4 (5.80%) Reuters
7 4 (5.80%) VMware
8 3 (4.35%) BroadSoft
8 3 (4.35%) BT
8 3 (4.35%) Intel
8 3 (4.35%) Polycom
8 3 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) Acme Packet
9 2 (2.90%) Ivanti