The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Media in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Media
Rank 91 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Social Media 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.85% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.38% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Social Media
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
594 508 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.34% 40.61% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 432 396 237
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Social Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Media Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Social Media
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Social Media Salary Trend in Essex

Social Media
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media across the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Social Media Salary Histogram in Essex

Social Media
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media within the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 6 £32,500 -
Colchester -18 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Harlow - 2 £52,500 -
Social Media
East of England

Social Media
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Social Media 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 Social Media.

1 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 8 (42.11%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Automotive
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
5 3 (15.79%) Intranet
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) Advertising
7 1 (5.26%) SEO
7 1 (5.26%) MS Office
7 1 (5.26%) COM
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
7 1 (5.26%) French Language
7 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing

Social Media
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Social Media 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 Social Media. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Intranet
General
1 8 (42.11%) Automotive
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Graduate
1 8 (42.11%) IT Graduate
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft