The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 829 834 763
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -71
Permanent jobs citing SMS 63 114 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.66% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 111
Median salary £50,000 £39,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.38% -17.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
SMS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15210 17216 19802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 16.89% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12689 14355 15752
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SMS
Salary Trend in England

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

SMS Salary Trend in England

SMS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SMS Salary Histogram in England

SMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East 0 20 £48,000 +6.66% 3
London +8 15 £47,500 +5.55% 8
North West +20 9 £50,000 +37.93% 3
East Midlands +19 6 £65,000 +282.35% 3
Midlands - 6 - -
South West -10 3 - -
West Midlands -4 2 £46,000 -34.28%
Yorkshire +32 1 £33,000 -
East of England +15 1 - - 1
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 65 (45.45%) Finance
2 50 (34.97%) ITIL
3 46 (32.17%) Marketing
4 40 (27.97%) Statistics
4 40 (27.97%) SQL
4 40 (27.97%) SLA
4 40 (27.97%) Mentoring
5 38 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (25.87%) Telecoms
6 37 (25.87%) Service Delivery
7 36 (25.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 34 (23.78%) ITSM
9 33 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 33 (23.08%) Service Design
10 32 (22.38%) Critical Success Factor
10 32 (22.38%) Escalation Management
10 32 (22.38%) Performance Management
10 32 (22.38%) Financial Modelling
10 32 (22.38%) ISEB
10 32 (22.38%) Flash
10 32 (22.38%) Business Development
10 32 (22.38%) Cadence
11 28 (19.58%) Degree
12 27 (18.88%) CRM
13 26 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 24 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (14.69%) Analytics
16 15 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (10.49%) Unica
17 14 (9.79%) Social Media

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.10%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.40%) CMS
4 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.40%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (25.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.10%) SPSS
3 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Unica
2 8 (5.59%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.40%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.70%) Exstream
4 1 (0.70%) FastStats
4 1 (0.70%) Magento
4 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Internet
1 12 (8.39%) VoIP
2 8 (5.59%) ATM
3 7 (4.90%) VoLTE
4 6 (4.20%) VoWiFi
5 4 (2.80%) GSM
5 4 (2.80%) LTE
5 4 (2.80%) UMTS
5 4 (2.80%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.10%) DNS
6 3 (2.10%) GPRS
6 3 (2.10%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.10%) SS7
6 3 (2.10%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.40%) IPsec
7 2 (1.40%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.40%) NGN
7 2 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.80%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.10%) MySQL
4 3 (2.10%) Redis
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Bundler
1 3 (2.10%) RubyGems
2 2 (1.40%) eggPlant
2 2 (1.40%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (45.45%) Finance
2 46 (32.17%) Marketing
3 37 (25.87%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.90%) Games
4 7 (4.90%) Retail
5 6 (4.20%) Banking
5 6 (4.20%) Law
6 5 (3.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.40%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (22.38%) Delivery Manager
1 32 (22.38%) Service Manager
1 32 (22.38%) Services Delivery Manager
2 19 (13.29%) Developer
3 17 (11.89%) Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) CRM Manager
5 9 (6.29%) Senior Manager
5 9 (6.29%) VAS Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Campaign Manager
7 7 (4.90%) Insight Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Campaign Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Campaign Specialist
8 6 (4.20%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Administrator
9 5 (3.50%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Operations Director
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Marketing Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (2.80%) CRM Campaign Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.38%) Flash
2 13 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (4.90%) .NET
3 7 (4.90%) XML
4 6 (4.20%) jQuery
5 5 (3.50%) HTML5
6 4 (2.80%) CSS
6 4 (2.80%) Web Services
7 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.10%) JSON
7 3 (2.10%) LAMP
7 3 (2.10%) Node.js
7 3 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.10%) React Native
7 3 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.10%) Symfony
8 2 (1.40%) Django
8 2 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.97%) Statistics
2 26 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 24 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.79%) Social Media
5 10 (6.99%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.59%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.90%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (4.90%) Online Games
8 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.10%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.10%) Fintech
9 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.10%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.40%) iPad
10 2 (1.40%) IVR
10 2 (1.40%) Tandem
11 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Unix
2 10 (6.99%) Linux
3 6 (4.20%) Windows
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) ITIL
2 40 (27.97%) Mentoring
3 38 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (25.87%) Service Delivery
5 34 (23.78%) ITSM
6 33 (23.08%) Service Design
6 33 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 32 (22.38%) Business Development
7 32 (22.38%) Critical Success Factor
7 32 (22.38%) Escalation Management
7 32 (22.38%) Financial Modelling
7 32 (22.38%) Performance Management
8 27 (18.88%) CRM
9 21 (14.69%) Analytics
10 15 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.79%) Campaign Management
12 12 (8.39%) Marketing Analytics
13 10 (6.99%) Actionable Insight
13 10 (6.99%) B2B
13 10 (6.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.97%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) C
3 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.20%) Ruby
5 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.80%) PHP
6 4 (2.80%) Python
7 3 (2.10%) C#
7 3 (2.10%) Erlang
8 2 (1.40%) Java
9 1 (0.70%) Go
9 1 (0.70%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (22.38%) ISEB
2 28 (19.58%) Degree
3 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.50%) MBA
6 5 (3.50%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.50%) PMP
7 2 (1.40%) HNC
7 2 (1.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (27.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) Firmware
2 2 (1.40%) NFS
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Munin
1 2 (1.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) cPanel
2 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) Cadence
2 12 (8.39%) Facebook
3 9 (6.29%) Adobe
4 8 (5.59%) Huawei
4 8 (5.59%) Nokia
5 6 (4.20%) Ericsson
6 5 (3.50%) Aprimo
6 5 (3.50%) BT
6 5 (3.50%) Chordiant
6 5 (3.50%) Cisco
6 5 (3.50%) Oracle
6 5 (3.50%) Virgin Media
7 4 (2.80%) Pega
7 4 (2.80%) SAP
8 3 (2.10%) HP
8 3 (2.10%) Lotus
8 3 (2.10%) MapR
8 3 (2.10%) Remedy
8 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.10%) Twitter
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