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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 182 166 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.082% 0.064% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
776 551 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.23% 17.75% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 574 424 418
Average salary £41,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.92% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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%) POP3
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITSM
2 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) IVR
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) SMPP
6 1 (12.50%) ODBC
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) POP3
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (12.50%) SMPP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ODBC
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Market Research
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA