Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North East > Durham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 12 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 5.17% 7.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 52.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 0
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.19% - -
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 Durham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 32 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 13.79% 13.61% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 68
Durham median annual salary £34,250 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.14% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,775 £19,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,000 £47,000 £45,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Durham

SMS
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for SMS in Durham

SMS
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Durham over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Durham

SMS
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Durham region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Stockton-on-Tees -13 5 £35,250 +21.55%
Bishop Auckland - 1 £45,000 -
SMS
North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for SMS.

1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 2 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) VMware

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Skype
1 2 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Auditor
1 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Internal Auditor
1 2 (16.67%) IT Auditor
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 2 (16.67%) IT Audit
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau