Period
to 25 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 323 359
Rank change year-on-year +82 +36 +24
Permanent jobs citing SMS 71 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.066% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 0.45% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 66 3 2
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.11% +38.46% +18.18%
10th Percentile £27,875 £23,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,000 £33,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -7.22%

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 1,295 1,554 1,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.10% 14.58% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,315 1,622
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,950 £57,375
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 February 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 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
West Yorkshire +51 37 £36,000 +4.35% 7
North Yorkshire - 24 £35,500 - 5
South Yorkshire +18 8 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
SMS
England

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

1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.31%) Cisco
5 11 (15.49%) Oracle
5 11 (15.49%) Linux
5 11 (15.49%) Firewall
5 11 (15.49%) SCCM
5 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (14.08%) SCOM
7 9 (12.68%) Performance Management
7 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
7 9 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
9 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (9.86%) vSphere
9 7 (9.86%) Unix
9 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
9 7 (9.86%) Tivoli
9 7 (9.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (9.86%) IBM
9 7 (9.86%) CCNP
9 7 (9.86%) LAN
9 7 (9.86%) WAN
9 7 (9.86%) SQL

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 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.41%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Mailgun
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (9.86%) LAN
2 7 (9.86%) WAN
3 5 (7.04%) VPN
4 4 (5.63%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) Multicast
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) QlikView
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (7.04%) Legal
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) IT Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Administrator
2 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) IT Support
4 8 (11.27%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.04%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) Laravel
2 3 (4.23%) Symfony
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) NHS
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Tandem
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.86%) Unix
5 6 (8.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (12.68%) Performance Management
1 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
2 5 (7.04%) Information Security
2 5 (7.04%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) Project Management
2 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
3 4 (5.63%) Analytics
3 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.63%) Workflow
4 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.23%) IT Audit
4 3 (4.23%) Line Management
4 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.23%) Release Management
5 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.82%) Information Security Management
5 2 (2.82%) SEO
5 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
3 5 (7.04%) PHP
3 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.63%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.86%) CCNP
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) CISA
4 1 (1.41%) CISM
4 1 (1.41%) CISSP
4 1 (1.41%) CRISC
4 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) GDPR
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) vSphere
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) SCCM
2 10 (14.08%) SCOM
3 7 (9.86%) Tivoli
3 7 (9.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) VMware
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco
3 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) IBM
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.23%) Zend
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe
6 2 (2.82%) Avaya
6 2 (2.82%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) Aruba
7 1 (1.41%) Cerner
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.41%) SAP