The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 77 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £19,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
SMS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
246 140 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.30% 18.11% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 219 131 160
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SMS
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

SMS Salary Trend in East Sussex