Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 123 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.81% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.24% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
South Wales median annual salary £40,750 - -
Wales median annual salary £40,000 - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 210 270 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.37% 14.39% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 193 240 394
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -
10th Percentile £25,050 £22,750 £21,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,625 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.34%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in South Wales

SMS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SMS in South Wales

SMS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in South Wales

SMS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Cardiff - 9 £40,000 -
Newport -3 2 £41,125 -
SMS
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Product Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Product Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) ERP
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Security Management
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) arcserve
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Veeam