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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 114 135 121
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 0.63% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  

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 641 960 616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.05% 40.75% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 442 618 510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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

Handset
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Handset in Birmingham

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (66.67%) VoIP
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 10 (66.67%) Mitel
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Avaya
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (13.33%) Android
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless

Handset
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) VoIP
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) 3G
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Line Management
1 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Mitel
2 8 (53.33%) Avaya
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Wyse