The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 225 220 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.019% 0.054% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
SMPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1368 1610 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.49% 29.06% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1054 1120
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SMPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMPP across the Berkshire region.

SMPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

SMPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 £28,500 -
SMPP
South East

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMPP.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) GSM
1 9 (100.00%) SS7
1 9 (100.00%) TCAP
1 9 (100.00%) SCCP
1 9 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 9 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 9 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (88.89%) Test Planning
2 8 (88.89%) GPRS
2 8 (88.89%) Validation
3 6 (66.67%) Electronics
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) SMS
5 4 (44.44%) GGSN
5 4 (44.44%) SGSN
6 3 (33.33%) 4G
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) 2G
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (33.33%) 3G
7 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 2 (22.22%) HP

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (100.00%) GSM
1 9 (100.00%) SCCP
1 9 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 9 (100.00%) SS7
1 9 (100.00%) TCAP
1 9 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 8 (88.89%) GPRS
3 5 (55.56%) SMS
4 4 (44.44%) GGSN
4 4 (44.44%) SGSN
5 3 (33.33%) 2G
5 3 (33.33%) 3G
5 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Telnet
6 2 (22.22%) UMTS
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Core Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (22.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Symbian