The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 68 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Handset
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 182 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.60% 33.27% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 199 163 153
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Handset
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Handset
West Midlands

Handset
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Analysis

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel