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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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
213 154 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.05% 12.01% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 182 141 72
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 £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
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