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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 125 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.053% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £31,250 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,375 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -9.09%
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
600 672 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.61% 35.52% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 482 612 464
Average salary £40,000 £43,164 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.32% -4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 June 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 (66.67%) SLA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Mitel
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) DECT
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DECT
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) VMware