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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 223 211 186
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Handset 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.079% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.24% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Handset
England

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
1951 1654 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 32.69% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1419 1190
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 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
Birmingham -2 4 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Staffordshire -1 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 £20,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (16.67%) NGN
5 1 (16.67%) WFM
5 1 (16.67%) French Language
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) IVR
5 1 (16.67%) Mitel

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) NGN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
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