Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 340 408
Rank change year-on-year +45 +68 +51
Permanent jobs citing SMS 25 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.043% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 6
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +4.17% +26.32%
10th Percentile £40,375 £42,500 £51,875
90th Percentile £60,725 £86,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00% +26.32%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1500 1758 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.70% 15.24% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1543 2100
City of London median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in the City of London

SMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SMS in the City of London

SMS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for SMS.

1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.00%) Office 365
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 3 (12.00%) CMS
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Serverless
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (4.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Hazelcast
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.00%) DOM
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) DCOM
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) Memcached
6 1 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Equities
2 1 (4.00%) Eurex
2 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.00%) Online Games
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Change Management
1 4 (16.00%) MVC
1 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.00%) A/B Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (12.00%) Content Management
2 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Microservices
2 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.00%) Web Development
3 2 (8.00%) Analytics
3 2 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Erlang
4 1 (4.00%) Lua
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) FISMA
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) F5
1 2 (8.00%) Google
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.00%) VMware