Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 294 332
Rank change year-on-year -10 +38 -32
Permanent jobs citing Handset 10 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £26,198
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +62.23% -19.39%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £53,750 £32,250
England median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +12.07% -11.45% +0.77%

Handset is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,751 3,828 4,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.61% 38.68% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,690 2,943 3,217
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Handset 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Handset in the West Midlands

Handset
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Handset 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 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Staffordshire - 2 £26,000 -
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Handset.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Billing
3 3 (30.00%) Capita
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (20.00%) CCTV
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CommVault
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP

Handset
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) PBX
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Billing
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) CCTV
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Capita
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CommVault
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow