The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 122 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £62,750 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £61,550 - £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
SMS
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
338 356 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.05% 18.58% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 241 241 429
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

SMS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Milton Keynes - 2 £62,750 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SMS 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 SMS.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) WFM
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SMS 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 SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Genesys Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys
1 2 (66.67%) VMware