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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 187 174 182
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £18,750 £29,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.44% -37.89%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -33.33%
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
1251 1228 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.71% 32.59% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 964 1068
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Tandberg