The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 278 267
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.051% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.26% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 23
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -24.73%
SMS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1102 1560 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.80% 20.08% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1165 1323
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SMS Salary Trend in the East of England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) eCircle
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Database Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata