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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 180 184 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.059% 0.21% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.94% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
719 854 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.32% 22.58% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 614 666 811
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 1 May 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
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) Munin
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Munin
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco