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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 632 631 609
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing SMS 26 27 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.061% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.35% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 56
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £33,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
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
6713 7738 7733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.95% 17.39% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5729 6463 6345
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 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 4 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 +45 6 £90,000 +51.89% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Marketing
3 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
4 14 (24.14%) Finance
4 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.41%) MySQL
6 12 (20.69%) PBX
6 12 (20.69%) MPLS
6 12 (20.69%) OSPF
6 12 (20.69%) BGP
6 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
6 12 (20.69%) VPN
6 12 (20.69%) Cisco
6 12 (20.69%) Firewall
6 12 (20.69%) IVR
6 12 (20.69%) Network Security
6 12 (20.69%) Asterisk PBX
6 12 (20.69%) Social Media
6 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (20.69%) Spanning Tree
7 11 (18.97%) Java
8 10 (17.24%) Redis
8 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 10 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
8 10 (17.24%) Hadoop
9 9 (15.52%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (15.52%) SaaS
9 9 (15.52%) Guice
9 9 (15.52%) RESTful

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 (6.90%) Apache
1 4 (6.90%) CMS
1 4 (6.90%) Drupal
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Adobe Campaign
1 5 (8.62%) Unica
2 4 (6.90%) FastStats
3 1 (1.72%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) SaaS
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.90%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Asterisk PBX
1 12 (20.69%) BGP
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
1 12 (20.69%) MPLS
1 12 (20.69%) Network Security
1 12 (20.69%) OSPF
1 12 (20.69%) PBX
1 12 (20.69%) Spanning Tree
1 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
1 12 (20.69%) VPN
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) LDAP
2 4 (6.90%) SMTP
2 4 (6.90%) SSH
2 4 (6.90%) SSL
3 2 (3.45%) ATM
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 10 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 10 (17.24%) Redis
2 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Hamcrest
1 9 (15.52%) jMock
1 9 (15.52%) JUnit
2 4 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) GitLab
2 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 4 (6.90%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) Bundler
3 3 (5.17%) RubyGems
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (31.03%) Marketing
2 15 (25.86%) Telecoms
3 14 (24.14%) Finance
4 5 (8.62%) Retail
5 4 (6.90%) Automotive
6 3 (5.17%) Law
7 2 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Security Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Security Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Switch Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Voice Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Guice
1 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
1 9 (15.52%) RESTful
1 9 (15.52%) Spring
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) Flash
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) LAMP
3 4 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (6.90%) Symfony
3 4 (6.90%) WebSockets
4 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) IVR
1 12 (20.69%) Social Media
2 8 (13.79%) Statistics
3 6 (10.34%) Animation
3 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 4 (6.90%) Replication
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) Fintech
6 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) Online Games
7 1 (1.72%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) EPoS
7 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) CentOS
2 4 (6.90%) Debian
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (15.52%) Microservices
2 9 (15.52%) SOA
2 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) Analytics
4 6 (10.34%) Business Development
4 6 (10.34%) Critical Success Factor
4 6 (10.34%) Data Analytics
4 6 (10.34%) Escalation Management
4 6 (10.34%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (10.34%) Infographics
4 6 (10.34%) ITSM
4 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.34%) Service Design
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.90%) Perl
3 4 (6.90%) PHP
3 4 (6.90%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) JCL
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) ISEB
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) CCIE
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Cacti
1 4 (6.90%) Nagios
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
1 4 (6.90%) Rundeck
1 4 (6.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco
2 7 (12.07%) Facebook
3 6 (10.34%) Cadence
4 4 (6.90%) Akamai
4 4 (6.90%) Alterian
4 4 (6.90%) New Relic
4 4 (6.90%) Percona
4 4 (6.90%) Rackspace
4 4 (6.90%) SaltStack
4 4 (6.90%) Twitter
4 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) Lotus
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent salary plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent salary + bonus & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago