The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 201 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.099% - 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
SMS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
952 829 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.61% 21.01% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 809 693 1004
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

SMS Salary Trend in Hampshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SMS Salary Histogram in Hampshire

SMS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Basingstoke - 3 £30,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VMware