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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 73 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.15% - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% - 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +9.09%
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
169 150 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 22.62% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 150 137 132
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

SMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing SMS 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 SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing SMS 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 SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree