Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Short Message Service (SMS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 177 207
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30 -18
Permanent jobs citing SMS 11 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.42% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 3
Reading median annual salary £27,500 - £50,000
10th Percentile £19,000 - £30,100
90th Percentile £46,000 - £52,500
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -35.00% -28.57% +47.37%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 535 1057 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.04% 30.51% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 398 701 859
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Reading

SMS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SMS in Reading

SMS
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for SMS.

1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Synology
3 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Dell
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Synology
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore