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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 147 164 155
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Handset 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.095% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £22,500 £80,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-71.87% +158.06%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% -9.37%
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
1140 1318 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.21% 33.01% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 678 825 644
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Glasgow - 2 £22,500 - 2
Edinburgh +15 1 - -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Producer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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