Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 273 288
Rank change year-on-year +53 +15 +9
Permanent jobs citing SMS 35 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.27% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 1.06% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 38
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% -28.57% +47.37%
10th Percentile £21,250 £50,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £53,750 £92,500
South East median annual salary £35,274 £44,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year -20.28% -36.79% +47.37%

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1333 2179 2672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.96% 25.13% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1569 1997
Berkshire median annual salary £45,250 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.50% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +37 11 £27,500 - 1
Newbury - 6 £39,500 -
Slough -1 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Hungerford - 5 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Wokingham - 3 £23,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £17,000 -
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) OO
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 4 (11.43%) Unica
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 4 (11.43%) Dell
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Office 365
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Social Media
5 3 (8.57%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) MySQL
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) OOP
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) VPN

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (8.57%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Unica
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Skype
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) ADSL
3 1 (2.86%) Broadband
3 1 (2.86%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) IT Support
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Support
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.86%) LINQ
2 1 (2.86%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (2.86%) WAP
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
1 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) OO
2 3 (8.57%) CRM
2 3 (8.57%) Database Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.57%) OOP
2 3 (8.57%) Project Management
2 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.57%) Time Management
3 2 (5.71%) B2C
3 2 (5.71%) Campaign Management
3 2 (5.71%) MVC
3 2 (5.71%) Post-Production
3 2 (5.71%) SDLC
3 2 (5.71%) Web Development
4 1 (2.86%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (2.86%) Domain Models
4 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.86%) Presales
4 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C++
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Dell
3 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Teradata
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Synology
6 1 (2.86%) Aprimo
6 1 (2.86%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.86%) Pega
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore