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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 841 881 786
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -95
Permanent jobs citing SMS 100 67 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.064% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.35% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 57 58 118
Median salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £68,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
16816 19150 19666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.43% 18.32% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14099 15271 15644
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +51 43 £42,500 -10.52% 2
London +10 26 £51,250 +7.89% 7
North West +23 13 £35,000 -26.31% 4
South West +3 9 £43,000 +21.12% 3
East of England +12 3 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £16,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 70 (38.89%) Marketing
2 56 (31.11%) Telecoms
3 53 (29.44%) Finance
4 45 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (22.78%) ITIL
6 37 (20.56%) SQL
6 37 (20.56%) SLA
7 35 (19.44%) Linux
7 35 (19.44%) CRM
8 34 (18.89%) Mentoring
9 33 (18.33%) Service Delivery
10 31 (17.22%) Campaign Management
11 30 (16.67%) Degree
11 30 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 29 (16.11%) Business Development
12 29 (16.11%) Statistics
13 28 (15.56%) Service Design
14 27 (15.00%) Escalation Management
14 27 (15.00%) Critical Success Factor
14 27 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 27 (15.00%) Performance Management
14 27 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
14 27 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 27 (15.00%) ITSM
14 27 (15.00%) Cadence
14 27 (15.00%) Flash
14 27 (15.00%) ISEB
15 26 (14.44%) Social Media
16 23 (12.78%) Unica
17 21 (11.67%) Analytics

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 7 (3.89%) Apache
2 5 (2.78%) CMS
3 4 (2.22%) Drupal
3 4 (2.22%) SAS
4 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.11%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.11%) nginx
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (12.78%) Unica
2 12 (6.67%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (2.22%) FastStats
4 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.56%) Exstream
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) SaaS
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.22%) Datadog
3 1 (0.56%) eCircle
3 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.00%) Firewall
2 17 (9.44%) VPN
3 15 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.78%) BGP
4 14 (7.78%) MPLS
4 14 (7.78%) OSPF
5 13 (7.22%) Asterisk PBX
5 13 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (7.22%) Network Security
5 13 (7.22%) PBX
5 13 (7.22%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (6.11%) VoIP
7 8 (4.44%) VoLTE
8 6 (3.33%) DNS
8 6 (3.33%) GPRS
8 6 (3.33%) Internet
8 6 (3.33%) SMTP
8 6 (3.33%) SSH
8 6 (3.33%) SSL
8 6 (3.33%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.33%) MySQL
2 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.00%) Redis
5 8 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.56%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Hamcrest
1 9 (5.00%) jMock
1 9 (5.00%) JUnit
2 7 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (2.22%) GitLab
3 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.22%) JIRA
3 4 (2.22%) Subversion
4 3 (1.67%) Bundler
4 3 (1.67%) RubyGems
5 2 (1.11%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (38.89%) Marketing
2 56 (31.11%) Telecoms
3 53 (29.44%) Finance
4 12 (6.67%) Brand Awareness
5 11 (6.11%) Billing
6 6 (3.33%) Banking
6 6 (3.33%) Retail
7 5 (2.78%) Electronics
8 4 (2.22%) Automotive
9 3 (1.67%) Law
10 2 (1.11%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Advertising
11 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
1 27 (15.00%) Service Manager
1 27 (15.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 20 (11.11%) Developer
3 16 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.78%) Marketing Executive
5 13 (7.22%) Analyst
5 13 (7.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Head of Digital
5 13 (7.22%) Head of Digital Marketing
5 13 (7.22%) Head of Marketing
5 13 (7.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (7.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.00%) Flash
2 13 (7.22%) Web Services
3 10 (5.56%) HTML
3 10 (5.56%) RESTful
4 9 (5.00%) Guice
4 9 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (5.00%) Spring
5 8 (4.44%) Symfony
6 7 (3.89%) .NET
7 6 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.33%) XML
8 5 (2.78%) LAMP
9 4 (2.22%) jQuery
9 4 (2.22%) JSON
9 4 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.22%) WebSockets
10 3 (1.67%) CSS
11 2 (1.11%) Doctrine
11 2 (1.11%) SOAP
11 2 (1.11%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.11%) Statistics
2 27 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 26 (14.44%) Social Media
4 14 (7.78%) IVR
5 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.33%) Animation
7 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.22%) Fintech
8 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (2.22%) PKI
8 4 (2.22%) Replication
9 3 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.67%) NHS
10 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.11%) Online Games
10 2 (1.11%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Linux
2 16 (8.89%) Unix
3 6 (3.33%) Windows
4 4 (2.22%) CentOS
4 4 (2.22%) Debian
4 4 (2.22%) VMS
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (22.78%) ITIL
3 35 (19.44%) CRM
4 34 (18.89%) Mentoring
5 33 (18.33%) Service Delivery
6 31 (17.22%) Campaign Management
7 29 (16.11%) Business Development
8 28 (15.56%) Service Design
9 27 (15.00%) Critical Success Factor
9 27 (15.00%) Escalation Management
9 27 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
9 27 (15.00%) ITSM
9 27 (15.00%) Performance Management
9 27 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 21 (11.67%) Analytics
11 20 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 18 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
13 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
15 13 (7.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.56%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) C
3 10 (5.56%) Java
4 9 (5.00%) PHP
5 8 (4.44%) Python
6 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.22%) Perl
7 4 (2.22%) Ruby
8 3 (1.67%) C#
8 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.11%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.56%) JCL
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.67%) Degree
2 27 (15.00%) ISEB
3 6 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.78%) PMP
5 3 (1.67%) CCIE
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) HNC
6 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.56%) SLA
2 5 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.22%) Docker
2 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) Puppet
2 4 (2.22%) Cacti
2 4 (2.22%) Nagios
2 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.22%) Rundeck
2 4 (2.22%) Salt
3 2 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.11%) Munin
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) Cadence
2 18 (10.00%) Cisco
3 10 (5.56%) Huawei
4 8 (4.44%) Nokia
5 7 (3.89%) Aprimo
5 7 (3.89%) Chordiant
6 6 (3.33%) Adobe
6 6 (3.33%) Ericsson
6 6 (3.33%) Facebook
7 5 (2.78%) BT
7 5 (2.78%) Pega
7 5 (2.78%) Twitter
7 5 (2.78%) Virgin Media
8 4 (2.22%) Akamai
8 4 (2.22%) Alterian
8 4 (2.22%) New Relic
8 4 (2.22%) Percona
8 4 (2.22%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.22%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.22%) VMware
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Paramount Enterprises
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Highams Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent salary plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + up to 40% commission
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent salary + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago