The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 85 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
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
206 213 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.47% 19.45% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 149 170 196
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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