The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 221 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.095% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £51,250 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1717 1615 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.01% 30.83% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1346 1312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,700 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Handset
England

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Handset
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Handset Salary Trend in the South West

Handset
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in the South West

Handset
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Wiltshire -7 1 £80,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) MVNO
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (20.00%) HTML

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) MVNO
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) 2G
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix