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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
UK / England
Rank 773 823 861
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +38
Permanent jobs citing SMS 53 82 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.089% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 45
Median salary £58,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £80,000 £64,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
13256 15424 17870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.80% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 12925 14570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
London +59 14 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +44 8 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West -9 8 £50,000 +108.33%
South West +11 7 - -
West Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £19,000 -
East of England - 4 £65,000 -
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 58 (48.74%) Finance
2 48 (40.34%) ITIL
3 44 (36.97%) Service Delivery
3 44 (36.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 41 (34.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 40 (33.61%) Business Development
6 40 (33.61%) SLA
7 39 (32.77%) ISEB
7 39 (32.77%) Flash
7 39 (32.77%) Cadence
7 39 (32.77%) ITSM
7 39 (32.77%) Statistics
7 39 (32.77%) Performance Management
7 39 (32.77%) Financial Modelling
7 39 (32.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 39 (32.77%) Critical Success Factor
7 39 (32.77%) Service Design
7 39 (32.77%) Escalation Management
7 39 (32.77%) Contract Management
8 36 (30.25%) Data Centre
9 29 (24.37%) Marketing
10 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.29%) Degree
11 17 (14.29%) B2B
12 14 (11.76%) CRM
12 14 (11.76%) Unix
13 13 (10.92%) SQL
13 13 (10.92%) .NET
13 13 (10.92%) Telecoms

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 4 (3.36%) CMS
1 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.52%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.52%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.52%) SAS
3 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.84%) nginx
4 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (34.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.52%) SPSS
3 2 (1.68%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.84%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) Responsys
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.84%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.84%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Route 53
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) VoIP
2 5 (4.20%) IPv6
2 5 (4.20%) NFC
2 5 (4.20%) PBX
2 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.20%) Wireless
3 4 (3.36%) Internet
3 4 (3.36%) SMPP
3 4 (3.36%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (2.52%) GSM
4 3 (2.52%) SMTP
4 3 (2.52%) SS7
4 3 (2.52%) UMTS
5 1 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.36%) Redis
4 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.84%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.36%) Mercurial
2 4 (3.36%) MSBuild
2 4 (3.36%) MSTest
2 4 (3.36%) NUnit
3 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 58 (48.74%) Finance
2 29 (24.37%) Marketing
3 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.56%) Retail
5 8 (6.72%) Banking
6 3 (2.52%) Law
7 2 (1.68%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.84%) Billing
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Delivery Manager
1 39 (32.77%) Service Manager
1 39 (32.77%) Services Delivery Manager
2 12 (10.08%) VAS Engineer
3 11 (9.24%) Analyst
4 6 (5.04%) CRM Manager
5 5 (4.20%) Developer
5 5 (4.20%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (4.20%) Technical Support
5 5 (4.20%) Technical Support Executive
6 4 (3.36%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (3.36%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (3.36%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.36%) Senior Marketing Manager
6 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Digital Architect
7 3 (2.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.52%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (2.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.77%) Flash
2 13 (10.92%) .NET
3 8 (6.72%) HTML
4 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.04%) XML
5 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.36%) jQuery
6 4 (3.36%) LINQ
6 4 (3.36%) WCF
7 3 (2.52%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.52%) CSS
7 3 (2.52%) Ember.js
7 3 (2.52%) HTML5
7 3 (2.52%) Node.js
7 3 (2.52%) React Native
8 1 (0.84%) CSS3
8 1 (0.84%) SignalR
8 1 (0.84%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.77%) Statistics
2 36 (30.25%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.40%) Social Media
4 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.20%) iPad
6 5 (4.20%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.36%) Online Banking
8 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.84%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.84%) EPoS
9 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Unix
2 12 (10.08%) Linux
3 7 (5.88%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) HPUX
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) ITIL
2 44 (36.97%) Service Delivery
2 44 (36.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 40 (33.61%) Business Development
5 39 (32.77%) Contract Management
5 39 (32.77%) Critical Success Factor
5 39 (32.77%) Escalation Management
5 39 (32.77%) Financial Modelling
5 39 (32.77%) ITSM
5 39 (32.77%) Performance Management
5 39 (32.77%) Service Design
5 39 (32.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.29%) B2B
8 14 (11.76%) CRM
9 13 (10.92%) Analytics
10 12 (10.08%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (10.08%) Migration
11 11 (9.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) C#
3 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.04%) Java
5 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.52%) R
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) Go
7 1 (0.84%) Perl
7 1 (0.84%) Python
7 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (32.77%) ISEB
2 17 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) MBA
7 3 (2.52%) HNC
7 3 (2.52%) HND
8 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) CISA
9 1 (0.84%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Cadence
2 6 (5.04%) IBM
3 5 (4.20%) Adobe
3 5 (4.20%) Facebook
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (2.52%) Cognos
4 3 (2.52%) Google
4 3 (2.52%) Lotus
4 3 (2.52%) New Relic
4 3 (2.52%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (2.52%) Tableau
4 3 (2.52%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.68%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.68%) OpenText
5 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.68%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.84%) Marketo
6 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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