Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 318 324
Rank change year-on-year +41 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Handset 13 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.15% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £34,000 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.47% +74.36% -48.00%
10th Percentile £26,625 £20,275 £18,200
90th Percentile £39,500 £48,375 £33,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +33.33% -10.45%

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 3,273 3,716 3,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.20% 36.80% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 2,900 2,903
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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
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 14 December 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 +8 7 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Coventry - 4 £28,750 -
Warwickshire +36 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Solihull +4 1 - -
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Avaya
1 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
1 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
2 6 (46.15%) Project Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Mitel
2 6 (46.15%) VLAN
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) SCCM

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) VLAN
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Forensics Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
1 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Avaya
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Mitel
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Becrypt
3 1 (7.69%) Cellebrite
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Samsung