The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 248 251 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.029% 0.042% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.22% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £26,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +25.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1140 1345 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.52% 19.03% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1033 753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +8 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) RTP
1 1 (50.00%) SS7
1 1 (50.00%) ISUP
1 1 (50.00%) SCCP
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (50.00%) MGW
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) RTP
1 1 (50.00%) SS7
1 1 (50.00%) ISUP
1 1 (50.00%) SCCP
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (50.00%) MGW
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy