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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 131 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.049% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £100,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
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
636 718 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.36% 36.06% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 501 596 678
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) DECT
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Revenue Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capita

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) DECT
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Director
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Revenue Management
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Capita
4 1 (20.00%) SAP