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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 296 327 305
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 1.12% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 28
Average salary £51,000 £43,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.57% -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
1618 1968 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.13% 15.47% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1666 1841
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 2015.

SMS Salary Histogram in the City of London

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Business Development
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) Apple
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) German Language
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Social Media
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) 4G
2 1 (7.14%) LTE
General
1 8 (57.14%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) German Language
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Network Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Director
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing Director
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Development
1 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) ExactTarget
2 1 (7.14%) Birst
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