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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 809 839 779
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -60
Permanent jobs citing SMS 69 97 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.095% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.57% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 78 107
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £81,400 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.83%
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
15226 17070 19702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.99% 16.75% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12570 14266 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +11 16 £50,000 -28.57% 2
London +24 12 £60,000 +50.00% 3
East Midlands +29 10 £65,000 -23.52% 1
North West +12 9 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East of England +24 8 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Midlands - 6 - -
South West -1 5 - -
West Midlands -6 2 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 55 (40.74%) Finance
2 46 (34.07%) ITIL
3 40 (29.63%) Marketing
4 38 (28.15%) Mentoring
5 37 (27.41%) Statistics
5 37 (27.41%) Service Delivery
6 36 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (25.93%) SLA
8 33 (24.44%) SQL
8 33 (24.44%) ITSM
9 32 (23.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 32 (23.70%) Service Design
10 31 (22.96%) Escalation Management
10 31 (22.96%) Critical Success Factor
10 31 (22.96%) Performance Management
10 31 (22.96%) Financial Modelling
10 31 (22.96%) ISEB
10 31 (22.96%) Flash
10 31 (22.96%) Cadence
10 31 (22.96%) Business Development
11 29 (21.48%) Degree
12 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
13 25 (18.52%) Data Centre
14 23 (17.04%) Analytics
15 22 (16.30%) CRM
16 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (11.85%) Social Media
18 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (11.11%) B2B

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 12 (8.89%) SAS
2 4 (2.96%) Apache
2 4 (2.96%) CMS
2 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.22%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.74%) nginx
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.44%) SPSS
3 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Unica
2 2 (1.48%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.48%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.74%) Exstream
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) SaaS
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) Internet
2 9 (6.67%) VoIP
3 6 (4.44%) ATM
4 4 (2.96%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (2.96%) VoLTE
4 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.22%) GSM
5 3 (2.22%) LTE
5 3 (2.22%) SS7
5 3 (2.22%) UMTS
5 3 (2.22%) VoWiFi
6 2 (1.48%) CTI
6 2 (1.48%) DNS
6 2 (1.48%) GPRS
6 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.48%) NGN
6 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.48%) Wireless
6 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.70%) Redis
3 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.96%) MySQL
3 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Mercurial
2 3 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.48%) Bundler
3 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) RubyGems
4 1 (0.74%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (40.74%) Finance
2 40 (29.63%) Marketing
3 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.67%) Retail
5 5 (3.70%) Games
5 5 (3.70%) Law
6 4 (2.96%) Billing
7 2 (1.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Delivery Manager
1 31 (22.96%) Service Manager
1 31 (22.96%) Services Delivery Manager
2 18 (13.33%) Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Developer
4 11 (8.15%) CRM Manager
5 10 (7.41%) VAS Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Insight Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.44%) Marketing Manager
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Marketing Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Campaign Specialist
8 5 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Administrator
9 4 (2.96%) Campaign Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Architect
10 3 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.96%) Flash
2 14 (10.37%) HTML
3 8 (5.93%) .NET
3 8 (5.93%) jQuery
4 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.70%) CSS
4 5 (3.70%) HTML5
4 5 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (3.70%) XML
5 3 (2.22%) Backbone.js
5 3 (2.22%) Ember.js
5 3 (2.22%) LAMP
5 3 (2.22%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) React Native
6 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.48%) Django
6 2 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.48%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.41%) Statistics
2 25 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 20 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.85%) Social Media
5 9 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (3.70%) Online Games
8 4 (2.96%) iPad
9 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.48%) IVR
10 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.48%) Tandem
11 1 (0.74%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.74%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Unix
2 12 (8.89%) Linux
3 8 (5.93%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) ITIL
2 38 (28.15%) Mentoring
3 37 (27.41%) Service Delivery
4 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (24.44%) ITSM
6 32 (23.70%) Service Design
6 32 (23.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 31 (22.96%) Business Development
7 31 (22.96%) Critical Success Factor
7 31 (22.96%) Escalation Management
7 31 (22.96%) Financial Modelling
7 31 (22.96%) Performance Management
8 23 (17.04%) Analytics
9 22 (16.30%) CRM
10 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (11.11%) B2B
10 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.37%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (8.89%) Data Analysis
12 12 (8.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.44%) C
4 5 (3.70%) Java
4 5 (3.70%) Ruby
5 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.96%) C#
6 3 (2.22%) Erlang
6 3 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (2.22%) R
7 2 (1.48%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) Go
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) ISEB
2 29 (21.48%) Degree
3 8 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) MBA
5 2 (1.48%) HNC
5 2 (1.48%) HND
5 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) CISA
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) Firmware
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) cPanel
1 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.74%) Munin
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Cadence
2 11 (8.15%) Facebook
3 7 (5.19%) Adobe
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle
5 4 (2.96%) Cisco
5 4 (2.96%) Huawei
5 4 (2.96%) Nokia
6 3 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.22%) Cognos
6 3 (2.22%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.22%) HP
6 3 (2.22%) Lotus
6 3 (2.22%) MapR
6 3 (2.22%) New Relic
6 3 (2.22%) SAP
6 3 (2.22%) Tableau
7 2 (1.48%) Avaya
7 2 (1.48%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.48%) Twitter
7 2 (1.48%) Virgin Media
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Posted: 2 days ago
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