The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 80 84
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.71% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.17%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +28.57%
SMS
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 140 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 19.38% 18.32% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 108 117 122
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SMS
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

SMS Salary Trend in Guildford