Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 332 358
Rank change year-on-year +67 +26 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMS 39 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.056% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 4
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.16% +30.00% -23.53%
10th Percentile £19,375 £35,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £58,125 £34,275
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,314 1,526 1,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.54% 14.24% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 1,288 1,570
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire +30 18 £36,000 -17.71% 2
North Yorkshire - 9 £33,000 - 3
South Yorkshire +20 7 £27,195 -35.63% 5
East Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.38%) CCNP
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.56%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Mailgun
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) RTP
5 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.56%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Power BI
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Governance Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Laravel
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.56%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) OpenVMS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) VMS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.13%) CRM
3 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.13%) ERP
3 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
3 2 (5.13%) Information Governance
3 2 (5.13%) Information Security
3 2 (5.13%) Information Security Management
3 2 (5.13%) ISMS
3 2 (5.13%) Line Management
3 2 (5.13%) MVC
3 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.13%) Security Management
4 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Java 8
4 1 (2.56%) Java 9
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CCNP
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CISA
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) CRISC
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Ariba
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) DocuSign
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com