The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 159 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.40% 24.05% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 141 124 127
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Handset
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Handset Salary Trend in the North East

Handset
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Amdocs
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
1 6 (100.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) McAfee
1 6 (100.00%) Amdocs
1 6 (100.00%) LANDesk