The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 93
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
SMS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 190 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.18% 15.70% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 113 201
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SMS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SMS Salary Trend in Essex