The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 183 - 189
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £41,625 - £44,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,325 - £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,925 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -26.28%
Handset
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1319 1343 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.62% 33.37% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1078 1212
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Handset
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Handset Salary Trend in Manchester

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (33.33%) BBC
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) BBC
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) SecurID
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix