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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 138 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.086% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +32.14%
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
1002 709 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.84% 35.26% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 616 572 652
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Handset.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (37.50%) French Language
5 3 (37.50%) German Language
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) French Language
1 3 (37.50%) German Language
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow