The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -8.88%
SMS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 107 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.66% 17.83% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 65 93 93
Median salary £40,000 £28,550 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.10% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,100 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SMS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
SMS
West Midlands

SMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) CTI
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) WFM
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Analysis

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) CTI
1 2 (100.00%) NGN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware