Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 117 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.21% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 3.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Essex median annual salary - £30,000 -
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -50.00% +51.16%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 130 201 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.96% 13.64% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82 174 176
Essex median annual salary £31,200 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £19,175 £22,500 £23,125
90th Percentile £62,375 £55,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Essex

SMS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SMS in Essex

SMS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Grays - 2 - -
SMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Campaign

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Campaign
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe