The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
England / West Midlands
Rank 195 232 221
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -11
Permanent jobs citing Handset 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Median salary £42,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +5.08%

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1621 2022 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.00% 34.11% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1560 1400
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Handset Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Handset
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 6 £42,500 +41.66% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Handset.

1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
1 7 (53.85%) Mitel
2 6 (46.15%) VLAN
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Avaya
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
4 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) 3G
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel Support
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Control
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Line Management
1 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
1 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Mitel
2 6 (46.15%) Avaya
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Wyse
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