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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 824 842 849
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing SMS 53 96 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.097% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 73 56
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £29,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
14446 16636 19457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.78% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13866 15748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +40 12 £42,500 -46.87% 2
London +17 9 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North West -12 8 £50,000 +92.30% 2
West Midlands - 8 £36,250 - 5
East of England +28 7 £65,000 -3.70%
Yorkshire - 6 £32,000 -
South West +6 3 - -
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (43.48%) Finance
2 46 (40.00%) ITIL
3 40 (34.78%) Service Delivery
4 39 (33.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (33.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (33.04%) Mentoring
6 37 (32.17%) Statistics
7 36 (31.30%) Business Development
7 36 (31.30%) SLA
8 35 (30.43%) ISEB
8 35 (30.43%) Flash
8 35 (30.43%) Cadence
8 35 (30.43%) ITSM
8 35 (30.43%) Performance Management
8 35 (30.43%) Financial Modelling
8 35 (30.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 35 (30.43%) Critical Success Factor
8 35 (30.43%) Service Design
8 35 (30.43%) Escalation Management
8 35 (30.43%) Contract Management
9 32 (27.83%) Marketing
10 30 (26.09%) Data Centre
11 20 (17.39%) B2B
12 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.52%) Degree
13 18 (15.65%) CRM
13 18 (15.65%) Analytics
14 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
15 15 (13.04%) Migration
15 15 (13.04%) Unix

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 6 (5.22%) SAS
2 4 (3.48%) CMS
2 4 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.87%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.87%) nginx
4 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (33.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.48%) SPSS
3 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.87%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.87%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.87%) Magento
1 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) SaaS
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Responsys
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.87%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.87%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Route 53
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) VoIP
2 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 5 (4.35%) IPv6
2 5 (4.35%) NFC
2 5 (4.35%) PBX
2 5 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.35%) Value-Added Service
2 5 (4.35%) Wireless
3 4 (3.48%) SMPP
3 4 (3.48%) SS7
4 3 (2.61%) GSM
4 3 (2.61%) UMTS
5 2 (1.74%) ATM
5 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.87%) DNS
6 1 (0.87%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.48%) Redis
3 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.48%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.48%) MSBuild
2 4 (3.48%) MSTest
2 4 (3.48%) NUnit
3 3 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.61%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (43.48%) Finance
2 32 (27.83%) Marketing
3 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.96%) Retail
5 6 (5.22%) Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Games
6 3 (2.61%) Law
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 2 (1.74%) Billing
7 2 (1.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.87%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Delivery Manager
1 35 (30.43%) Service Manager
1 35 (30.43%) Services Delivery Manager
2 14 (12.17%) VAS Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Analyst
4 8 (6.96%) CRM Manager
5 6 (5.22%) Developer
5 6 (5.22%) Marketing Manager
5 6 (5.22%) Senior Manager
5 6 (5.22%) Senior Marketing Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.35%) Technical Support Executive
7 4 (3.48%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Junior
8 3 (2.61%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) Flash
2 11 (9.57%) .NET
3 9 (7.83%) HTML
4 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.35%) jQuery
5 5 (4.35%) XML
6 4 (3.48%) CSS
6 4 (3.48%) LINQ
6 4 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.48%) WCF
7 3 (2.61%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.61%) Ember.js
7 3 (2.61%) HTML5
7 3 (2.61%) Node.js
7 3 (2.61%) React Native
8 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.87%) React
8 1 (0.87%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.17%) Statistics
2 30 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.57%) Social Media
5 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.48%) iPad
8 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.74%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.74%) Online Games
9 1 (0.87%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) EPoS
9 1 (0.87%) IPTV
9 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Unix
2 12 (10.43%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Android
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) VMS
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) ITIL
2 40 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 39 (33.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (33.04%) Mentoring
5 36 (31.30%) Business Development
6 35 (30.43%) Contract Management
6 35 (30.43%) Critical Success Factor
6 35 (30.43%) Escalation Management
6 35 (30.43%) Financial Modelling
6 35 (30.43%) ITSM
6 35 (30.43%) Performance Management
6 35 (30.43%) Service Design
6 35 (30.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 20 (17.39%) B2B
8 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.65%) Analytics
9 18 (15.65%) CRM
10 15 (13.04%) Migration
11 14 (12.17%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (9.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) C#
2 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.48%) Java
5 3 (2.61%) R
6 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) Go
6 1 (0.87%) Perl
6 1 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) Python
6 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (30.43%) ISEB
2 19 (16.52%) Degree
3 10 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.09%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.22%) MBA
6 3 (2.61%) HNC
6 3 (2.61%) HND
7 1 (0.87%) CISA
7 1 (0.87%) CISSP
7 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) cPanel
1 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (30.43%) Cadence
2 6 (5.22%) Adobe
2 6 (5.22%) Facebook
3 3 (2.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (2.61%) Cognos
3 3 (2.61%) Google
3 3 (2.61%) New Relic
3 3 (2.61%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle
3 3 (2.61%) Tableau
3 3 (2.61%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.87%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.87%) HP
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.87%) Marketo
5 1 (0.87%) Remedy
5 1 (0.87%) Sage
5 1 (0.87%) SAP
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