The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 314 285 323
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Permanent jobs citing SMS 12 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.100% 0.29% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.86% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 9
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
SMS
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1997 1881 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.58% 15.52% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1663 1922
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SMS Salary Trend in the City of London

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) Internet
4 10 (29.41%) Marketing
5 8 (23.53%) Retail
5 8 (23.53%) Online Banking
5 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 8 (23.53%) CRM
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) UNIX
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Android
7 6 (17.65%) Customer Segmentation
7 6 (17.65%) Online Marketing
7 6 (17.65%) Analytics
7 6 (17.65%) Email Marketing
7 6 (17.65%) Web Analytics
7 6 (17.65%) C++
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (11.76%) Billing
9 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (8.82%) Validation
9 3 (8.82%) Finance
9 3 (8.82%) SQL
10 2 (5.88%) Linux
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.88%) C

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) PABX
3 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.94%) 3G
3 1 (2.94%) MPLS
3 1 (2.94%) OSPF
3 1 (2.94%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.94%) SS7
3 1 (2.94%) GSM
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) PSTN
3 1 (2.94%) UMTS
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Marketing
4 8 (23.53%) Retail
5 4 (11.76%) Billing
6 3 (8.82%) Finance
7 2 (5.88%) Advertising
8 1 (2.94%) Games
8 1 (2.94%) Automotive
8 1 (2.94%) Legal
8 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Applications Support
2 6 (17.65%) Email Marketing Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Product Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) CRM Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Account Manager
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.94%) DataPower
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) CRM
1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) Customer Segmentation
2 6 (17.65%) Online Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Analytics
2 6 (17.65%) Email Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Web Analytics
3 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.94%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Unica
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
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