The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 770 751 696
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -55
Permanent jobs citing SMS 110 155 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 101 133
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,848 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +32.85%
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
17396 19265 19504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.04% 17.52% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14251 15500 15930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

SMS Salary Histogram in England

SMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 60 £39,250 -17.36% 11
South East +14 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South West +3 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West +11 7 £40,250 +2.54% 3
East of England -7 4 £50,000 +7.52% 2
Yorkshire +11 2 - -
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 78 (41.49%) Marketing
2 70 (37.23%) SQL
3 57 (30.32%) CRM
4 56 (29.79%) Degree
5 45 (23.94%) Email Marketing
6 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
7 37 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (18.62%) C#
8 35 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (15.43%) Service Management
10 27 (14.36%) HTML
10 27 (14.36%) Linux
10 27 (14.36%) Digital Marketing
11 23 (12.23%) Apache
11 23 (12.23%) Oracle
12 22 (11.70%) .NET
12 22 (11.70%) Project Management
12 22 (11.70%) Analytics
13 21 (11.17%) People Management
13 21 (11.17%) HP
13 21 (11.17%) DB2
13 21 (11.17%) Cisco
13 21 (11.17%) MVC
14 20 (10.64%) IBM
14 20 (10.64%) SharePoint
14 20 (10.64%) PHP
14 20 (10.64%) Solaris
15 19 (10.11%) AIX
15 19 (10.11%) HPUX
15 19 (10.11%) Ingres

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.23%) Apache
2 20 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.60%) SAS
4 3 (1.60%) WordPress
4 3 (1.60%) nginx
5 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.06%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) CICS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) FastStats
2 5 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.06%) DOC1
3 2 (1.06%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Unica
1 14 (7.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (2.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.06%) Joyent
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
2 2 (1.06%) Silverpop
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Force.com
3 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.11%) SAN
2 16 (8.51%) SMTP
3 14 (7.45%) SMPP
4 12 (6.38%) Internet
5 9 (4.79%) Extranet
5 9 (4.79%) Intranet
6 7 (3.72%) Network Security
7 6 (3.19%) 4G
7 6 (3.19%) 3G
8 5 (2.66%) SS7
8 5 (2.66%) LTE
8 5 (2.66%) 2G
9 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.60%) MPLS
9 3 (1.60%) DNS
10 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.06%) VoIP
10 2 (1.06%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (0.53%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) DB2
2 19 (10.11%) Ingres
3 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.32%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.19%) MySQL
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.06%) Big Data
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.66%) MSI
3 5 (2.66%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.60%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.06%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (41.49%) Marketing
2 18 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.51%) Finance
4 14 (7.45%) Publishing
5 13 (6.91%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) German Language
7 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 3 (1.60%) French Language
7 3 (1.60%) Billing
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.60%) Law
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (1.06%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (19.68%) Developer
2 27 (14.36%) Campaign Manager
3 25 (13.30%) Senior Manager
4 19 (10.11%) Architect
4 19 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (8.51%) Analyst
6 14 (7.45%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.26%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.66%) Quality Manager
11 5 (2.66%) Applications Packager
11 5 (2.66%) Consultant
12 4 (2.13%) Technical Project Manager
12 4 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
12 4 (2.13%) Network Consultant
12 4 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
12 4 (2.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.36%) HTML
2 22 (11.70%) .NET
3 18 (9.57%) Web Services
4 17 (9.04%) XML
5 16 (8.51%) jQuery
6 14 (7.45%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (7.45%) WinForms
7 11 (5.85%) SOAP
8 9 (4.79%) CSS
9 6 (3.19%) HTML5
10 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.66%) Application Packaging
11 4 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.13%) LAMP
11 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.60%) LINQ
12 3 (1.60%) RESTful
12 3 (1.60%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.11%) Mainframe
2 19 (10.11%) AS400
3 13 (6.91%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.72%) IVR
4 7 (3.72%) User Experience
5 6 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.66%) Social Media
6 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.60%) Statistics
7 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.06%) Blog
8 2 (1.06%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) EPoS
9 1 (0.53%) W3C
9 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.53%) Animation
9 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.36%) Linux
2 20 (10.64%) Solaris
3 19 (10.11%) VMS
3 19 (10.11%) AIX
3 19 (10.11%) HPUX
4 10 (5.32%) Windows
4 10 (5.32%) Android
4 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.72%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.06%) UNIX
7 1 (0.53%) zOS
7 1 (0.53%) SUSE
7 1 (0.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.32%) CRM
2 45 (23.94%) Email Marketing
3 35 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.43%) Service Management
5 27 (14.36%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (11.70%) Project Management
6 22 (11.70%) Analytics
7 21 (11.17%) People Management
7 21 (11.17%) MVC
8 19 (10.11%) Workflow
9 17 (9.04%) ITIL
9 17 (9.04%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.98%) Multithreading
11 13 (6.91%) Direct Marketing
11 13 (6.91%) B2B
11 13 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (6.38%) Data Analysis
12 12 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
13 11 (5.85%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (37.23%) SQL
2 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.62%) C#
4 20 (10.64%) PHP
5 17 (9.04%) Java
6 15 (7.98%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.32%) C++
8 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.19%) C
9 6 (3.19%) VBScript
10 5 (2.66%) VB
11 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.06%) Python
13 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) SOQL
13 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 56 (29.79%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.13%) MCITP
4 4 (2.13%) MCSE
4 4 (2.13%) MCP
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.06%) PMP
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) CCA
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCIE
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) CCDP
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.19%) QA
3 5 (2.66%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) RACF
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (10.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (4.79%) SCCM
3 4 (2.13%) WSUS
4 3 (1.60%) WMI
4 3 (1.60%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.60%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (1.06%) Ansible
5 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.06%) Nagios
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (12.23%) Oracle
2 21 (11.17%) Cisco
2 21 (11.17%) HP
3 20 (10.64%) IBM
4 19 (10.11%) EMC
4 19 (10.11%) Novell
4 19 (10.11%) Veritas
5 15 (7.98%) Adobe
6 13 (6.91%) ExactTarget
7 8 (4.26%) BMC
7 8 (4.26%) Remedy
8 5 (2.66%) Citrix
8 5 (2.66%) Facebook
9 4 (2.13%) Apple
9 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.60%) Alterian
11 2 (1.06%) Altiris
11 2 (1.06%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.06%) Twilio
11 2 (1.06%) Perforce
London
Asthma UK
Salary: c£45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 44k per year + 20% Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £55k plus excellent benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus call out & bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago