The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.22% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
167 230 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.95% 38.14% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 132 184 166
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Handset
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Handset Salary Trend in Merseyside

Handset
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 - -
Handset
North West

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (100.00%) Architecture Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware