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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 127 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.48% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
722 629 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.50% 34.67% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 545 553 466
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago