The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.40% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 65 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.94% 27.31% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 71
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SMS
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SMS Salary Trend in Croydon

SMS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow