The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - 159 160
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.092% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
Handset
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1356 1088 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 35.67% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 802 667 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,684 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Handset
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Handset Salary Trend in Scotland

Handset
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) SharePoint
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension