Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 2.40% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
North Wales median annual salary £28,000 - -
Wales median annual salary £38,750 - -

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 North Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 8.80% 12.63% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 20
North Wales median annual salary £27,500 £24,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -27.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,350
90th Percentile £29,500 £33,750 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%

SMS
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Denbighshire - 3 £28,000 -
SMS
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North Wales region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Team Lead
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Support Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix