The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
England / London
Rank 565 618 630
Rank change year-on-year +53 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 11 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.083% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 30
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.78%  

SMS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5264 6618 7703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.73% 15.77% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 5583 6436
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,922 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in London

SMS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SMS in London

SMS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in London

SMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 1 - -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for SMS.

1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Lotus
4 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
4 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
4 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
4 5 (21.74%) SMTP
4 5 (21.74%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (17.39%) QA
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Animation
5 4 (17.39%) Online Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Facebook
5 4 (17.39%) Twitter
5 4 (17.39%) Infographics
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) HPUX

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.35%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) NFC
2 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Domino Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Domino Support
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus Notes Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus Notes Support
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Online Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 4 (17.39%) Animation
2 4 (17.39%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Fintech
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) HPUX
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Infographics
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus
3 4 (17.39%) Facebook
3 4 (17.39%) Twitter
4 2 (8.70%) OpenText
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Thunderhead
5 1 (4.35%) Google
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Options
Posted: 24 days ago