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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 226 222 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Handset 3 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Median salary £28,750 £64,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.42% +134.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £59,100 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £71,600 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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
2252 1995 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.38% 34.04% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1576 1529
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 2 £36,875 -63.12%
Shropshire - 1 £18,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) French Language
5 3 (33.33%) German Language
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) ISDN
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Mitel
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
6 1 (11.11%) Broadband
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) FirePass
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) NGN
6 1 (11.11%) PBX
6 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) VPLS
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) French Language
1 3 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) BT
5 1 (11.11%) Draytek
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) NETGEAR
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec