The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 176 180 197
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.060% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £48,750 £32,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.89%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -24.73%
SMS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
533 501 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.30% 14.96% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 470 424 485
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SMS Salary Trend in Manchester

SMS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

SMS Salary Histogram in Manchester

SMS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) CRM

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PSTN
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) DBA Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Executive
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Executive
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
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