Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 218 249
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 +18
Permanent jobs citing SMS 19 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.43% 0.24% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 1.72% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 2
Leeds median annual salary £35,691 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £21,900 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £63,750 £33,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.29% +30.77% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 601 696 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.48% 14.02% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 522 587 707
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% - -5.00%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Leeds

SMS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SMS in Leeds

SMS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SMS.

1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) VPLS
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) WAAS

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPLS
3 2 (10.53%) WAAS
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) WLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) SMPP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Audit Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Audit Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.26%) Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (15.79%) MVC
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.26%) ISMS
3 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java 8
3 1 (5.26%) Java 9
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CCNP
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) APMP
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) LXC
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP