Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 110 116
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMS 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.45% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 3.30% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £29,917 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year -25.21% - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 215 212 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.07% 16.00% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 168 187 290
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.66% -2.96%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Southampton

SMS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for SMS in Southampton

SMS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Southampton over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco