The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Handset
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
629 592 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.94% 40.33% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 382 377 294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Handset
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Handset Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Handset
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware