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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 168 191 183
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Handset 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.093% 0.051% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £31,875 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £28,250 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.87%
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
1264 1410 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.34% 35.65% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1201 1009
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Google Apps
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) WebEx
3 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WebEx
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Interwoven