The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 164 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.031% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -15.26%
SMS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
337 385 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.76% 12.07% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 205 265 281
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SMS Salary Trend in Scotland

SMS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cadence
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Escalation Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cadence