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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 85
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
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
220 130 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.60% 11.21% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 182 118 68
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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