The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 239 209 217
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.042% 0.075% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.07% +2.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1350 969 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.07% 18.26% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 755 778
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
England

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 1 August 2014. 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 -44 3 £26,000 +20.93% 3
SMS
England

SMS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) POP3
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (25.00%) VXML
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Genesys

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) POP3
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
1 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Genesys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago