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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 612 634 627
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing SMS 20 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.57% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 52
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
SMS
England

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
6455 7394 7943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.01% 16.63% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 6254 6574
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +63 5 £40,000 -21.56% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 20 (33.33%) Finance
1 20 (33.33%) Marketing
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) Social Media
4 13 (21.67%) Statistics
4 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.33%) Java
6 11 (18.33%) MySQL
7 10 (16.67%) ITIL
7 10 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 10 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 10 (16.67%) Redis
7 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (15.00%) Facebook
8 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (15.00%) Microservices
8 9 (15.00%) Critical Success Factor
8 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (15.00%) SaaS
8 9 (15.00%) Hamcrest
8 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
8 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (15.00%) Guice
8 9 (15.00%) RESTful
8 9 (15.00%) Business Development

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 4 (6.67%) CMS
1 4 (6.67%) Drupal
1 4 (6.67%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.00%) IBM Domino
2 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (8.33%) Unica
2 4 (6.67%) FastStats
3 1 (1.67%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) SaaS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.33%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 8 (13.33%) BGP
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
1 8 (13.33%) MPLS
1 8 (13.33%) Network Security
1 8 (13.33%) OSPF
1 8 (13.33%) PBX
1 8 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
1 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (13.33%) VPN
2 4 (6.67%) ATM
2 4 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) SMTP
3 2 (3.33%) SSH
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MySQL
2 10 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.67%) Redis
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) DB2
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Hamcrest
1 9 (15.00%) jMock
1 9 (15.00%) JUnit
2 4 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.00%) Bundler
3 3 (5.00%) RubyGems
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) GitLab
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
1 20 (33.33%) Marketing
2 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Automotive
4 4 (6.67%) Games
5 3 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Database Team Leader
4 8 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
4 8 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Linux Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) NoSQL Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Flash
1 9 (15.00%) Guice
1 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (15.00%) RESTful
1 9 (15.00%) Spring
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.33%) LAMP
4 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.33%) Symfony
4 2 (3.33%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Social Media
2 13 (21.67%) Statistics
3 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (13.33%) IVR
5 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.00%) Animation
6 5 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (6.67%) Online Games
8 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
9 2 (3.33%) Fintech
9 2 (3.33%) PKI
9 2 (3.33%) Replication
10 1 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.67%) EPoS
10 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) CentOS
2 2 (3.33%) Debian
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Business Development
3 9 (15.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 9 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (15.00%) Escalation Management
3 9 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (15.00%) ITSM
3 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.00%) Microservices
3 9 (15.00%) Performance Management
3 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.00%) Service Design
3 9 (15.00%) SOA
3 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.33%) Analytics
4 8 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 6 (10.00%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) Erlang
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
4 2 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) JCL
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
1 9 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) CCIE
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Cacti
1 2 (3.33%) Nagios
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
1 2 (3.33%) Rundeck
1 2 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Cadence
1 9 (15.00%) Facebook
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Alterian
3 4 (6.67%) Twitter
4 3 (5.00%) Lotus
5 2 (3.33%) Akamai
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) MapR
5 2 (3.33%) New Relic
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Percona
5 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago