Period
to 16 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 76 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +19
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.16% 0.30% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.05% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Slough median annual salary £28,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.33% -25.00% -39.39%
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +63.64% -45.00% -28.57%

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 144 190 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 23.19% 28.92% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 124 166 206
Slough median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

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 October 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP