The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 209 178 203
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs citing Handset 5 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.52% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.87% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 1
Average salary £27,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1238 1553 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.05% 27.95% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1316 1066
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 West Midlands

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Handset
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Handset Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Handset
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham - 4 £27,500 - 2
Warwickshire +3 1 £35,000 +18.64%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) TETRA
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago