The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 138 123
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.086% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £28,750 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +6.66% -18.91%  

Handset is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 747 982 694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.62% 41.98% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 555 602 570
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Handset as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Birmingham

Handset
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Handset in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Handset.

1 10 (100.00%) VoIP
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (100.00%) Mitel
2 8 (80.00%) VLAN
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) IVR
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Mitel
2 8 (80.00%) Avaya
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco