Period
to 25 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 330 379
Rank change year-on-year +85 +49 +6
Permanent jobs citing SMS 66 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.063% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 0.40% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 62 3 0
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
England median annual salary £40,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +3.89% -5.26%

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 1569 1772 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.02% 15.87% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1475 1791
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +62 37 £40,000 +110.53% 1
North Yorkshire - 19 £37,000 -
South Yorkshire +22 8 £42,250 -6.11%
East Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
SMS
England

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

1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 7 (10.61%) ITIL
5 7 (10.61%) .NET
5 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.09%) SCCM
6 6 (9.09%) SCOM
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.09%) Linux
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco
7 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.58%) Legal
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.58%) PHP
7 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.58%) Retail
7 5 (7.58%) Degree
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering

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 3 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
1 3 (4.55%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.52%) DHCP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) MPLS
3 1 (1.52%) Multicast
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) QlikView
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.58%) Legal
1 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) IT Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Developer
2 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) DBA
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) Laravel
2 3 (4.55%) Symfony
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) SAP BSP
4 1 (1.52%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) AIX
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL
3 7 (10.61%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.06%) ERP
6 4 (6.06%) Information Security
6 4 (6.06%) Line Management
6 4 (6.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.06%) Workflow
7 3 (4.55%) Analytics
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.55%) IT Audit
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) PHP
3 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.06%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
1 6 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
1 8 (12.12%) VMware
2 6 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.55%) Zend
4 2 (3.03%) Aruba
4 2 (3.03%) Avaya
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Cerner
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds