The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 231 266 255
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% 0.029% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.079% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £31,875 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +32.81%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £28,250 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.87%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2117 2525 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.26% 36.49% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 2159 1757
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,432 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Handset
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Handset Salary Trend in the North West

Handset
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +23 3 - -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) ADSL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Google Apps

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) ADSL
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WebEx
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Security
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Interwoven