The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
England / London
Rank 549 606 620
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +14
Permanent jobs citing SMS 17 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.097% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 23
Median salary £61,250 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £35,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -14.89%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5153 6494 7510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.65% 15.81% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 5507 6293
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

SMS
Salary Trend in London

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

SMS Salary Trend in London

SMS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SMS Salary Histogram in London

SMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Bromley - 1 - -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for SMS.

1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (21.74%) SMTP
4 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
4 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (21.74%) Lotus
4 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
4 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Online Banking
5 4 (17.39%) QA
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) EngageOne
7 2 (8.70%) Retail

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) EngageOne
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.35%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Responsys
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) NFC
2 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Domino Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Domino Support
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus Notes Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus Notes Support
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Online Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 4 (17.39%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Animation
3 2 (8.70%) Fintech
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) HPUX
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Infographics
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Android Development
6 1 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (4.35%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (4.35%) Internal Audit
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.35%) Multichannel Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Facebook
4 2 (8.70%) OpenText
4 2 (8.70%) Thunderhead
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter
5 1 (4.35%) Google
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension sche
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36684 - £41000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Asthma UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago