The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 177
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
961 951 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.73% 29.81% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 758 798 833
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Handset
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Handset Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Handset
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management