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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 87
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +16.25%
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
106 169 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.77% 15.72% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 99 116 67
Average salary £44,141 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.35% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

SMS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Joyent
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Joyent
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace