The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 314 274 309
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +35
Permanent jobs citing SMS 15 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 2.33% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 40 15
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2005 1886 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.17% 15.75% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1688 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
London

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SMS Salary Histogram in the City of London

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (34.00%) Internet
2 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) Banking
5 12 (24.00%) HTML
6 11 (22.00%) Marketing
7 10 (20.00%) Android
8 8 (16.00%) Online Banking
8 8 (16.00%) Degree
8 8 (16.00%) Retail
8 8 (16.00%) CRM
8 8 (16.00%) UNIX
8 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Windows
10 6 (12.00%) C++
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle
10 6 (12.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) Email Marketing
10 6 (12.00%) Web Analytics
10 6 (12.00%) Online Marketing
10 6 (12.00%) Analytics
10 6 (12.00%) Customer Segmentation
11 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (10.00%) Web Development
11 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (10.00%) Advertising
11 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.00%) MySQL
12 4 (8.00%) CSS
12 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (6.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.00%) OSPF
3 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
4 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) LDAP
4 3 (6.00%) MVNO
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) 2G
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.00%) PABX
5 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.00%) GSM
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Marketing
4 8 (16.00%) Retail
5 6 (12.00%) Finance
6 5 (10.00%) Advertising
7 4 (8.00%) Billing
8 1 (2.00%) Games
8 1 (2.00%) Automotive
8 1 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (12.00%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Email Marketing Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Data Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Product Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) XHTML
3 3 (6.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) Ajax
3 3 (6.00%) jQuery
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) JMS
5 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.00%) DataPower
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Android
2 8 (16.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) CRM
1 8 (16.00%) Project Management
2 6 (12.00%) Web Analytics
2 6 (12.00%) Email Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Online Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Analytics
2 6 (12.00%) Customer Segmentation
3 5 (10.00%) Web Development
4 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) Android Development
5 3 (6.00%) B2B
5 3 (6.00%) B2C
5 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Validation
6 2 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) C++
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) CCSP
4 1 (2.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Dell
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) Unica
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
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