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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 812 861 807
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -54
Permanent jobs citing SMS 80 76 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.42% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 107
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £64,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
15833 18307 19639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.23% 17.90% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13268 14778 15763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 29 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 29 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 +56 38 £45,000 - 1
London +22 20 £46,250 -2.63% 6
North West +22 10 £34,750 -22.77% 6
South West +1 5 £42,500 +21.42%
West Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £25,500 - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £32,500 - 2
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 66 (39.05%) Marketing
2 62 (36.69%) Finance
3 49 (28.99%) Telecoms
4 45 (26.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (26.04%) ITIL
6 43 (25.44%) SQL
7 39 (23.08%) SLA
8 38 (22.49%) Mentoring
9 36 (21.30%) CRM
10 35 (20.71%) Service Delivery
10 35 (20.71%) Statistics
11 32 (18.93%) Service Design
12 31 (18.34%) Escalation Management
12 31 (18.34%) Critical Success Factor
12 31 (18.34%) Data Centre
12 31 (18.34%) Performance Management
12 31 (18.34%) Financial Modelling
12 31 (18.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 31 (18.34%) Business Development
12 31 (18.34%) MS PowerPoint
12 31 (18.34%) Cadence
12 31 (18.34%) ITSM
12 31 (18.34%) ISEB
12 31 (18.34%) Flash
13 29 (17.16%) Linux
14 27 (15.98%) Campaign Management
15 26 (15.38%) Social Media
16 23 (13.61%) Degree
16 23 (13.61%) Unica
17 19 (11.24%) Data Analysis

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 (3.55%) Apache
1 6 (3.55%) SAS
2 5 (2.96%) CMS
3 4 (2.37%) Drupal
4 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.78%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.78%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (18.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Unica
2 12 (7.10%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (2.37%) FastStats
4 2 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.59%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.59%) Exstream
5 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) SaaS
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.18%) Datadog
4 1 (0.59%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) Firewall
2 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.92%) VPN
3 9 (5.33%) BGP
3 9 (5.33%) Internet
3 9 (5.33%) MPLS
3 9 (5.33%) OSPF
4 8 (4.73%) Asterisk PBX
4 8 (4.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (4.73%) Network Security
4 8 (4.73%) PBX
4 8 (4.73%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (4.73%) VoIP
5 7 (4.14%) VoLTE
6 6 (3.55%) VoWiFi
7 5 (2.96%) GPRS
7 5 (2.96%) LTE
8 4 (2.37%) ATM
8 4 (2.37%) DNS
8 4 (2.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.28%) MySQL
2 12 (7.10%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.92%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.92%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.92%) Redis
4 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.96%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.59%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Hamcrest
1 9 (5.33%) jMock
1 9 (5.33%) JUnit
2 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.37%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.78%) Bundler
4 3 (1.78%) eggPlant
4 3 (1.78%) RubyGems
5 2 (1.18%) GitLab
5 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.18%) JIRA
5 2 (1.18%) Subversion
5 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (39.05%) Marketing
2 62 (36.69%) Finance
3 49 (28.99%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.73%) Brand Awareness
5 7 (4.14%) Billing
6 6 (3.55%) Banking
7 5 (2.96%) Retail
8 4 (2.37%) Automotive
8 4 (2.37%) Games
9 3 (1.78%) Law
10 2 (1.18%) Electronics
10 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (18.34%) Delivery Manager
1 31 (18.34%) Service Manager
1 31 (18.34%) Services Delivery Manager
2 25 (14.79%) Developer
3 15 (8.88%) Analyst
4 14 (8.28%) Marketing Executive
5 11 (6.51%) Campaign Manager
6 10 (5.92%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.92%) Network Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Head of Digital
7 9 (5.33%) Head of Digital Marketing
7 9 (5.33%) Head of Marketing
7 9 (5.33%) Linux Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) CRM Manager
8 8 (4.73%) Database Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Database Team Leader
8 8 (4.73%) NoSQL Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.34%) Flash
2 14 (8.28%) Web Services
3 13 (7.69%) HTML
4 10 (5.92%) RESTful
5 9 (5.33%) .NET
5 9 (5.33%) Guice
5 9 (5.33%) Hibernate
5 9 (5.33%) Spring
6 8 (4.73%) XML
7 6 (3.55%) Symfony
8 5 (2.96%) jQuery
9 4 (2.37%) JSON
9 4 (2.37%) LAMP
9 4 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.78%) CSS
10 3 (1.78%) Django
11 2 (1.18%) OAuth
11 2 (1.18%) REST
11 2 (1.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.71%) Statistics
2 31 (18.34%) Data Centre
3 26 (15.38%) Social Media
4 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.51%) IVR
5 6 (3.55%) Animation
5 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.55%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.37%) Fintech
7 4 (2.37%) Online Games
8 3 (1.78%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.78%) NHS
8 3 (1.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.18%) PKI
9 2 (1.18%) Replication
9 2 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.16%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) Windows
3 6 (3.55%) Unix
4 2 (1.18%) CentOS
4 2 (1.18%) Debian
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (26.04%) ITIL
3 38 (22.49%) Mentoring
4 36 (21.30%) CRM
5 35 (20.71%) Service Delivery
6 32 (18.93%) Service Design
7 31 (18.34%) Business Development
7 31 (18.34%) Critical Success Factor
7 31 (18.34%) Escalation Management
7 31 (18.34%) Financial Modelling
7 31 (18.34%) ITSM
7 31 (18.34%) Performance Management
7 31 (18.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 27 (15.98%) Campaign Management
9 19 (11.24%) Data Analysis
10 18 (10.65%) Analytics
11 15 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.88%) Direct Marketing
12 14 (8.28%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) SQL
2 13 (7.69%) C
3 11 (6.51%) Java
4 7 (4.14%) PHP
4 7 (4.14%) Python
5 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.55%) Ruby
6 3 (1.78%) C#
6 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.18%) Erlang
7 2 (1.18%) Perl
7 2 (1.18%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.59%) JCL
8 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.59%) VB
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) ISEB
2 23 (13.61%) Degree
3 5 (2.96%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.96%) PMP
4 2 (1.18%) CCIE
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (23.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Docker
1 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) Firmware
3 2 (1.18%) NFS
4 1 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Cacti
2 2 (1.18%) Munin
2 2 (1.18%) Nagios
2 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.18%) Salt
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (18.34%) Cadence
2 14 (8.28%) Cisco
3 9 (5.33%) Facebook
3 9 (5.33%) Huawei
3 9 (5.33%) Nokia
4 7 (4.14%) Aprimo
4 7 (4.14%) Chordiant
5 6 (3.55%) Adobe
5 6 (3.55%) Ericsson
5 6 (3.55%) Twitter
6 5 (2.96%) BT
6 5 (2.96%) Pega
6 5 (2.96%) Virgin Media
7 4 (2.37%) Alterian
7 4 (2.37%) Oracle
7 4 (2.37%) VMware
8 3 (1.78%) HP
8 3 (1.78%) Lotus
9 2 (1.18%) Avaya
9 2 (1.18%) Remedy
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Parc Ellis Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55K - £65K + Bens!
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 34,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago