Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 355 387
Rank change year-on-year +51 +32 -37
Permanent jobs citing SMS 56 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.084% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 6
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £58,750 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.40% -4.08% +22.50%
10th Percentile £26,325 £48,125 £50,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +3.89% -5.26%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2284 2092 2609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.02% 15.91% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1891 1689 2052
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £64,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in the East of England

SMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SMS in the East of England

SMS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in the East of England

SMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -7 26 £50,000 -23.08%
Norfolk - 13 £45,000 - 2
Essex - 8 £31,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £36,250 -
Bedfordshire +24 4 £62,500 +19.05%
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 - 1
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 20 (35.71%) Perl
1 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Python
3 18 (32.14%) Puppet
3 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (30.36%) Docker
4 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
5 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (25.00%) Web Services
7 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.21%) DevOps
8 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 12 (21.43%) CentOS
8 12 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (21.43%) SQL
9 11 (19.64%) HTML
9 11 (19.64%) Windows
9 11 (19.64%) Performance Management
9 11 (19.64%) ZABBIX
9 11 (19.64%) Munin
9 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
9 11 (19.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (19.64%) Grafana
10 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
10 10 (17.86%) ITIL
10 10 (17.86%) C#
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.07%) Cadence

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (10.71%) Apache
1 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (10.71%) IIS
1 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (10.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (10.71%) Office 365
4 6 (10.71%) Route 53
4 6 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (8.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (8.93%) IaaS
6 2 (3.57%) GitHub
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.79%) SaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Network Security
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) TestRail
3 1 (1.79%) VersionOne
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Service Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) AWS Architect
5 5 (8.93%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Web Services
2 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 9 (16.07%) CSS
3 9 (16.07%) Flash
4 6 (10.71%) .NET
5 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) Angular 2
6 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) Android SDK
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.57%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.79%) Dagger
8 1 (1.79%) LAMP
8 1 (1.79%) Retrofit
8 1 (1.79%) RxJava
8 1 (1.79%) WCF
8 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.36%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) CentOS
3 11 (19.64%) Windows
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Debian
5 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.93%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.79%) Unix
8 1 (1.79%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (23.21%) DevOps
2 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
2 11 (19.64%) Performance Management
3 10 (17.86%) ITIL
3 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.07%) Business Development
4 9 (16.07%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (16.07%) Contract Management
4 9 (16.07%) Critical Success Factor
4 9 (16.07%) Escalation Management
4 9 (16.07%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (16.07%) ITSM
4 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
4 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery Management
4 9 (16.07%) Service Design
4 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (16.07%) Statistics
5 6 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (10.71%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Perl
2 19 (33.93%) Python
3 17 (30.36%) Bash Shell
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) C#
6 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.14%) C++
10 3 (5.36%) C
10 3 (5.36%) Java
10 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.57%) Ruby
11 2 (3.57%) Scala
11 2 (3.57%) VBA
12 1 (1.79%) ES6
12 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) CCNA
2 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) CISM
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) CRISC
5 1 (1.79%) GIAC
5 1 (1.79%) GPEN
5 1 (1.79%) GSEC
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Docker
2 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) LXC
4 1 (1.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (32.14%) Puppet
2 11 (19.64%) Grafana
2 11 (19.64%) Munin
2 11 (19.64%) ZABBIX
3 7 (12.50%) Salt
4 6 (10.71%) Ansible
5 5 (8.93%) Graphite
5 5 (8.93%) Graylog
5 5 (8.93%) Kibana
5 5 (8.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Cadence
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) Splunk
4 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.36%) Selligent
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.79%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) Juniper
6 1 (1.79%) Mitel