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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 164 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.031% - 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
616 701 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.86% 18.94% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 500 558 372
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) POP3
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISUP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) POP3
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) ISUP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) MGW
2 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy