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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 619 613
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 22 19 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.048% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.30% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 12
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £32,400 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £54,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +21.42%  

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 5853 6350 7223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.89% 16.09% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 5488 6144
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Brentford - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +25 2 £63,750 +59.37%
Chessington - 1 £34,000 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £32,500 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (29.41%) Finance
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) Marketing
4 6 (17.65%) IBM
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) ISEB
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Windows
6 4 (11.76%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) SMTP
6 4 (11.76%) Animation
6 4 (11.76%) ITSM
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.76%) Facebook
6 4 (11.76%) Twitter
6 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.76%) Infographics
6 4 (11.76%) Service Design
7 3 (8.82%) Escalation Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (8.82%) Contract Management
7 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery Management
7 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree

SMS
Co-occurring 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 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (8.82%) IBM Domino
1 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) EngageOne
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SMTP
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) ISDN
3 1 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ant
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Domino Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Domino Support
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus Notes Support
4 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Flash
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) Drools
3 1 (2.94%) Grails
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) JSP
3 1 (2.94%) React
3 1 (2.94%) Redux
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.94%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Animation
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) HPUX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
3 4 (11.76%) Infographics
3 4 (11.76%) ITSM
3 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Service Design
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) Contract Management
4 3 (8.82%) Critical Success Factor
4 3 (8.82%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (8.82%) Escalation Management
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Microservices
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Scala
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Lua
5 1 (2.94%) Erlang
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Salt
1 1 (2.94%) TADDM
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Facebook
2 4 (11.76%) Twitter
3 3 (8.82%) Cadence
3 3 (8.82%) Lotus
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) OpenText
4 2 (5.88%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.94%) Anite
5 1 (2.94%) Capita
5 1 (2.94%) Civica
5 1 (2.94%) IPFX
5 1 (2.94%) Northgate
5 1 (2.94%) Orchard
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Sun
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago