The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 156 181 177
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.038% 0.030% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%

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
338 425 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.94% 12.65% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 289 382 494
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SMS.

1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) PBX
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) PBX
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management