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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 316 282 312
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs citing SMS 15 43 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 2.29% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 39 14
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2017 1878 2101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.34% 15.74% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1681 1890
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 31 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 31 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 16 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (31.25%) Internet
3 13 (27.08%) Banking
4 12 (25.00%) Java
5 11 (22.92%) HTML
5 11 (22.92%) Marketing
6 10 (20.83%) Android
7 8 (16.67%) Online Banking
7 8 (16.67%) Degree
7 8 (16.67%) Retail
7 8 (16.67%) CRM
7 8 (16.67%) UNIX
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) Windows
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) Web Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) Email Marketing
9 6 (12.50%) C++
9 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 6 (12.50%) Online Marketing
9 6 (12.50%) Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
10 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
10 5 (10.42%) Billing
10 5 (10.42%) Advertising
10 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.33%) Firewall
11 4 (8.33%) MySQL
11 4 (8.33%) CSS
11 4 (8.33%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (6.25%) WordPress
1 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) OSPF
3 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) LDAP
4 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) MVNO
6 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (2.08%) PABX
6 1 (2.08%) ISUP
6 1 (2.08%) INAP
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) 3G
6 1 (2.08%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 11 (22.92%) Marketing
4 8 (16.67%) Retail
5 6 (12.50%) Finance
6 5 (10.42%) Billing
6 5 (10.42%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) Games
7 1 (2.08%) Automotive
7 1 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Applications Support
2 6 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Email Marketing Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Product Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) XHTML
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.25%) LAMP
3 3 (6.25%) Ajax
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) JMS
4 1 (2.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) DataPower
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Android
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) CRM
1 8 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (12.50%) Web Analytics
2 6 (12.50%) Email Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Online Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Analytics
2 6 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
3 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.25%) Android Development
4 3 (6.25%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (4.17%) Requirements Management
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) C++
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) CCNP
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Dell
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Unica
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago