The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 174 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
SMS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
627 640 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.42% 19.41% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 494 442 398
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SMS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SMS Salary Trend in Leeds

SMS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SMS Salary Histogram in Leeds

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Market Research
6 1 (12.50%) lighttpd
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Market Research
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA