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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 144 157 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.045% 0.13% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.51% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Median salary - £42,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
SMS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
463 589 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.87% 25.34% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 358 410 444
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SMS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
SMS
East of England

SMS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) eCircle

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) eCircle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco