The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 193 190 205
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing SMS 18 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.59% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.99% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 15
Average salary £70,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.53% -2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
SMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1250 1762 1530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.88% 29.70% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 903 975 1105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Berkshire region.

SMS Salary Trend in Berkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 4 - -
Reading 0 2 - -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 19 (90.48%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) SS7
3 15 (71.43%) 3G
3 15 (71.43%) 4G
4 14 (66.67%) MPLS
4 14 (66.67%) 2G
4 14 (66.67%) IP Telephony
4 14 (66.67%) Network Security
5 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Network Management
6 10 (47.62%) ION Trading
7 4 (19.05%) CISM
7 4 (19.05%) CISSP
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) LTE
9 2 (9.52%) Release Management
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Network Design
9 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
9 2 (9.52%) JNCIE
9 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) Information Security
9 2 (9.52%) IVR
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) SS7
2 15 (71.43%) 3G
2 15 (71.43%) 4G
3 14 (66.67%) Network Security
3 14 (66.67%) MPLS
3 14 (66.67%) 2G
3 14 (66.67%) IP Telephony
4 3 (14.29%) LTE
5 2 (9.52%) VoLTE
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) Broadband
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) SMPP
6 1 (4.76%) TCAP
6 1 (4.76%) SCCP
6 1 (4.76%) GPRS
6 1 (4.76%) GSM
General
1 19 (90.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
1 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
1 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
1 2 (9.52%) Consultant
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (9.52%) Online Development Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Tester
2 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
2 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) DNA
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
3 2 (9.52%) JNCIE
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) ION Trading
2 2 (9.52%) Nokia
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.76%) Siemens
3 1 (4.76%) Amdocs
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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