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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 857 836
Rank change year-on-year +42 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 59 90 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 106
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,115 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Handset in the UK

Handset
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 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
England +21 57 £32,500 -13.33% 6
London +30 23 £32,500 -28.96% 3
South East +47 13 £39,000 -13.33%
North West -34 11 £42,500 +70.00%
Romford - 10 £32,500 -
Berkshire +27 6 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 6 £60,000 -
Manchester -28 5 £42,500 +70.00%
East of England -22 4 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Surrey - 4 £36,750 -
Essex 0 3 £27,500 +48.64%
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Buckhurst Hill - 3 £27,500 -
City of London +21 2 £31,250 -34.21% 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 £18,750 -
South West +2 2 £18,500 -42.26% 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £18,750 -42.30%
Bradford -4 2 £18,750 -
Fareham - 2 £67,500 -
Scotland - 2 £27,000 - 1
Staines - 2 £36,750 -
Hampshire - 2 £67,500 -
Reading +22 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 1 £18,500 -2.63% 1
Bristol -15 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £50,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £18,500 - 1
Cobham - 1 £40,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Handset.

1 61 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 44 (36.07%) VoIP
3 42 (34.43%) Windows
4 30 (24.59%) Broadband
5 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
5 29 (23.77%) BroadSoft
6 21 (17.21%) Android
7 20 (16.39%) Asterisk PBX
8 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
9 18 (14.75%) Apple iOS
10 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.93%) Mitel
10 17 (13.93%) Cisco
10 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
11 16 (13.11%) Smartphone
12 15 (12.30%) Finance
12 15 (12.30%) ITIL
13 14 (11.48%) Firewall
14 13 (10.66%) Linux
14 13 (10.66%) LAN
15 12 (9.84%) DNS
15 12 (9.84%) Unix
15 12 (9.84%) Client/Server
15 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (9.84%) Banking
15 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (9.02%) Avaya
16 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.74%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.82%) Apache
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.74%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 2 (1.64%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.64%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.82%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.64%) IaaS
4 2 (1.64%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.07%) VoIP
2 30 (24.59%) Broadband
3 20 (16.39%) Asterisk PBX
4 14 (11.48%) Firewall
5 13 (10.66%) LAN
6 12 (9.84%) DNS
7 9 (7.38%) VLAN
8 8 (6.56%) VPN
9 7 (5.74%) IMAP
9 7 (5.74%) POP3
9 7 (5.74%) SMTP
9 7 (5.74%) Unified Communications
9 7 (5.74%) WLAN
10 6 (4.92%) CTI
10 6 (4.92%) DHCP
10 6 (4.92%) PBX
10 6 (4.92%) Softswitch
11 5 (4.10%) GPRS
11 5 (4.10%) GSM
11 5 (4.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 61 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.30%) Finance
3 12 (9.84%) Banking
4 10 (8.20%) Retail
5 8 (6.56%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.92%) Law
7 5 (4.10%) Games
8 4 (3.28%) Electronics
8 4 (3.28%) Marketing
9 3 (2.46%) Legal
10 2 (1.64%) Advertising
11 1 (0.82%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (13.93%) Analyst
2 15 (12.30%) Architect
3 14 (11.48%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) VoIP Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Support Specialist
5 11 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Telecoms Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) VoIP Specialist
8 7 (5.74%) Asterisk Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Advisor
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Support Advisor
8 7 (5.74%) Telecoms Support Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Voice Specialist
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Siebel Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) Web Services
2 4 (3.28%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (3.28%) WAP
2 4 (3.28%) XML
3 3 (2.46%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.46%) REST
4 2 (1.64%) CSS
4 2 (1.64%) HTML
4 2 (1.64%) Java SE
5 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.82%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.11%) Smartphone
3 12 (9.84%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.10%) IVR
5 5 (4.10%) Mobile Games
6 4 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.64%) User Experience
8 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.82%) iPhone
9 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.43%) Windows
2 21 (17.21%) Android
3 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.75%) Apple iOS
5 13 (10.66%) Linux
6 12 (9.84%) Unix
6 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.28%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.30%) ITIL
2 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.20%) CRM
4 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.38%) Scrum
4 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.92%) Analytics
7 6 (4.92%) DevOps
7 6 (4.92%) DSDM
7 6 (4.92%) Machine Learning
7 6 (4.92%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.92%) Service Management
7 6 (4.92%) Time Management
7 6 (4.92%) Use Case
7 6 (4.92%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.10%) Validation
9 4 (3.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.46%) SQL
3 2 (1.64%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.82%) Perl
4 1 (0.82%) Python
4 1 (0.82%) VB
4 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.46%) CCNA
3 3 (2.46%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) MCSA
3 3 (2.46%) MCSE
4 2 (1.64%) CCNP
4 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) SLA
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) vSphere
4 2 (1.64%) Firmware
4 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Packer
1 6 (4.92%) Puppet
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.82%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) BroadSoft
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.93%) Cisco
2 17 (13.93%) Mitel
3 11 (9.02%) Avaya
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle
5 8 (6.56%) Sonus
5 8 (6.56%) VMware
6 7 (5.74%) Adobe
7 6 (4.92%) Citrix
7 6 (4.92%) Informatica
7 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.92%) Siebel
8 5 (4.10%) Apple
9 4 (3.28%) Ericsson
9 4 (3.28%) GENBAND
9 4 (3.28%) HP
10 3 (2.46%) BT
10 3 (2.46%) Remedy
10 3 (2.46%) ServiceNow
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