Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 66 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 +14
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.79% 1.09% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 4.12% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 18
Slough median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -41.18% +82.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £50,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £53,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -35.00% -28.57% +50.54%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 159 194 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.08% 26.32% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 138 179 329
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76% +19.32%
10th Percentile £23,400 £29,700 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Slough

SMS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for SMS in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 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 Slough region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Domain Models
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware