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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - 182 170
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.082% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -4.54%
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
1287 1268 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.39% 34.48% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1021 1028
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Mitel
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Mitel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus