The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 79 96 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Permanent jobs citing SMS 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.20% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 2.17% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-30.10% +16.25%
SMS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
175 92 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 21.06% 11.78% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 149 80 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SMS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

SMS Salary Trend in Dorset

SMS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 10 £42,500 -
SMS
South West

SMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (80.00%) Analytics
1 12 (80.00%) Campaign Management
1 12 (80.00%) Coaching
1 12 (80.00%) Brand Awareness
1 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (80.00%) Strategic Planning
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
1 12 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Def Stans

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 12 (80.00%) Brand Awareness
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Head of Digital
1 12 (80.00%) Head of Digital Marketing
1 12 (80.00%) Head of Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Analytics
1 12 (80.00%) Campaign Management
1 12 (80.00%) Coaching
1 12 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
1 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (80.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Def Stans