The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 104
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-36.55% +16.25%
SMS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 115 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.89% 10.59% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 85
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,808 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SMS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Glasgow region.

SMS Salary Trend in Glasgow

SMS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) ThinApp

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware