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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
UK / England
Rank 769 840 852
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +12
Permanent jobs citing SMS 49 89 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.093% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 58
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -14.89%

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
12593 16577 18506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.16% 17.31% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10307 13869 15004
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +48 19 £61,250 +16.66% 7
North West -14 9 £50,000 +108.33%
South East +57 8 £27,500 -31.25% 4
South West +8 8 - -
East of England +24 2 £30,000 -16.08%
Yorkshire +24 1 £50,000 +53.84%
East Midlands +8 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 - 1
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 47 (43.52%) Finance
2 36 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (33.33%) ITIL
3 33 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 33 (30.56%) Data Centre
4 31 (28.70%) Mentoring
4 31 (28.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (28.70%) Business Development
5 30 (27.78%) Performance Management
5 30 (27.78%) Statistics
5 30 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
5 30 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 30 (27.78%) ITSM
5 30 (27.78%) Cadence
5 30 (27.78%) Flash
5 30 (27.78%) SLA
5 30 (27.78%) ISEB
5 30 (27.78%) Critical Success Factor
5 30 (27.78%) Service Design
5 30 (27.78%) Escalation Management
5 30 (27.78%) Contract Management
6 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (18.52%) Marketing
8 16 (14.81%) Degree
8 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 14 (12.96%) .NET
9 14 (12.96%) Social Media
10 13 (12.04%) SQL
10 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.11%) C#

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 5 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (4.63%) IBM Domino
1 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
3 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.85%) SAS
4 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.93%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (28.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.85%) EngageOne
2 2 (1.85%) SPSS
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.93%) Responsys
2 1 (0.93%) Route 53
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.63%) IPv6
2 5 (4.63%) NFC
2 5 (4.63%) PBX
2 5 (4.63%) SMTP
2 5 (4.63%) VoIP
2 5 (4.63%) Wireless
3 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 4 (3.70%) SMPP
4 3 (2.78%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (1.85%) GSM
5 2 (1.85%) SS7
5 2 (1.85%) UMTS
6 1 (0.93%) DNS
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.48%) Redis
4 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.85%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.48%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.70%) MSTest
4 4 (3.70%) NUnit
5 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 47 (43.52%) Finance
2 20 (18.52%) Marketing
3 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (27.78%) Delivery Manager
1 30 (27.78%) Service Manager
1 30 (27.78%) Services Delivery Manager
2 13 (12.04%) Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) VAS Engineer
4 7 (6.48%) Developer
4 7 (6.48%) Technical Support
5 6 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 5 (4.63%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Administrator
6 5 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Domino Administrator
6 5 (4.63%) Domino Support
6 5 (4.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) Flash
2 14 (12.96%) .NET
3 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 8 (7.41%) HTML
5 8 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (6.48%) jQuery
7 6 (5.56%) CSS
7 6 (5.56%) XML
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.63%) CSS3
8 5 (4.63%) HTML5
8 5 (4.63%) SignalR
9 4 (3.70%) LINQ
9 4 (3.70%) WCF
10 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.85%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.96%) Social Media
3 8 (7.41%) iPad
4 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.63%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (3.70%) Animation
6 4 (3.70%) Online Banking
6 4 (3.70%) User Experience
7 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.85%) Fintech
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) EPoS
9 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Linux
1 11 (10.19%) Unix
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) HPUX
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
1 36 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 31 (28.70%) Business Development
3 31 (28.70%) Mentoring
4 30 (27.78%) Contract Management
4 30 (27.78%) Critical Success Factor
4 30 (27.78%) Escalation Management
4 30 (27.78%) Financial Modelling
4 30 (27.78%) ITSM
4 30 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 30 (27.78%) Service Design
4 30 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 30 (27.78%) Statistics
5 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.26%) B2B
8 10 (9.26%) DevOps
8 10 (9.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) C#
3 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) Java
4 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.85%) R
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (27.78%) ISEB
2 16 (14.81%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) HNC
5 2 (1.85%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.78%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Cadence
2 12 (11.11%) Facebook
3 7 (6.48%) IBM
4 5 (4.63%) Lotus
5 4 (3.70%) Twitter
6 3 (2.78%) Google
6 3 (2.78%) HP
6 3 (2.78%) Intel Security
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
7 2 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (1.85%) Cognos
7 2 (1.85%) New Relic
7 2 (1.85%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.85%) OpenText
7 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 2 (1.85%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
London
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Pension, medical, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36684 - £41000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 13 days ago