The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 118 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £33,250 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 267 297 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.40% 18.68% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 552 786 659
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £19,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Bristol

SMS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SMS in Bristol

SMS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SMS.

1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) Flash
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) ITSM
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (63.64%) Cadence
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 7 (63.64%) Business Development
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (63.64%) Financial Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
2 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 7 (63.64%) Critical Success Factor
2 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (63.64%) Service Design
2 7 (63.64%) Escalation Management
2 7 (63.64%) Contract Management
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Service Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Service Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Business Development
2 7 (63.64%) Contract Management
2 7 (63.64%) Critical Success Factor
2 7 (63.64%) Escalation Management
2 7 (63.64%) Financial Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) ITSM
2 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery Management
2 7 (63.64%) Service Design
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (63.64%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Database Security
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RHEV
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cadence
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
2 1 (9.09%) VMware