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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 304 319 286
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.73% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 39
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +25.00%
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
1448 2048 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 16.54% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1716 1688
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Marketing
1 5 (45.45%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) PMI
3 2 (18.18%) PMP
3 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) German Language
3 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) IVR
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) AS400
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Ingres
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Security Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Director
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing Director
2 1 (9.09%) Campaign Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) HPUX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
3 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Novell
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £55k plus excellent benefits and extensive career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago