Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North East > Durham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 12 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 4.60% 2.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 24.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 0
Durham median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.19% - -
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 -
% change year-on-year -1.41% - -

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 33 37 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 12.64% 10.98% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 56
Durham median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,764
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +13.77% -12.10%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £25,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £41,050 £44,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +8 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Darlington - 2 £28,000 - 1
Bishop Auckland - 1 £45,000 -
SMS
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (41.67%) SAP Security
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Value-Added Service
2 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
2 5 (41.67%) IT Audit
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Skype
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (8.33%) Tableau

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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
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
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Auditor
1 5 (41.67%) Internal Auditor
1 5 (41.67%) IT Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 5 (41.67%) Internal Audit
2 5 (41.67%) IT Audit
2 5 (41.67%) SAP Security
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) VMware