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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
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
123 104 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.42% 14.63% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 71 84
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £27,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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