The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.00%
Handset
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
774 705 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.43% 33.21% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 626 651 420
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Handset
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Handset Salary Trend in Birmingham

Handset
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya