The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 125
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +16.25%
SMS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
382 467 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.30% 20.68% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 288 364 377
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Economics

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Process Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management