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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 177 200 219
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 7 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.38% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.45% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.09% -21.57%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 794 1311 1474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.82% 26.52% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1074 941
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +43 3 £27,500 -
Newbury +10 2 £47,500 - 2
Bracknell +7 2 - -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Intel Security
4 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Software Distribution
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Office Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
5 2 (12.50%) VoWiFi
5 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
5 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol

SMS
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (12.50%) 4G
2 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (12.50%) GSM
2 2 (12.50%) LTE
2 2 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (12.50%) SS7
2 2 (12.50%) UMTS
2 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
2 2 (12.50%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) VAS Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Office Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
3 3 (18.75%) Software Distribution
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Product Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) HNC
3 2 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) Intel Security
2 2 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 25 days ago