The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
59 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.97% 37.14% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 54
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Handset
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Handset Salary Trend in the Midlands

Handset
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) NEC

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) NEC