The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 103 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.27% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.62%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
414 629 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.51% 28.88% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 266 465 413
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SMS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SMS Salary Trend in Reading

SMS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for SMS.

1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (25.00%) SS7
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) HNC
5 3 (25.00%) HND
5 3 (25.00%) GSM
5 3 (25.00%) UMTS
5 3 (25.00%) Product Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (33.33%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (25.00%) GSM
2 3 (25.00%) SS7
2 3 (25.00%) UMTS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) VAS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) HNC
2 3 (25.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
1 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
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