The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 86 102 124
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Permanent jobs citing SMS 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.67% 0.52% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 3.54% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Median salary - £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 198 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.19% 14.69% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 163 292
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Cheshire

SMS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 7 - -
SMS
North West

SMS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing SMS 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Flash
1 11 (100.00%) SLA
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) ITSM
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (100.00%) Cadence
1 11 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Statistics
1 11 (100.00%) Business Development
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 11 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
1 11 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 11 (100.00%) Contract Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 11 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 11 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Business Development
1 11 (100.00%) Contract Management
1 11 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 11 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 11 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) ITSM
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 11 (100.00%) Service Design
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cadence