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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 174 195
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.23% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.09% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
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
793 736 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.45% 21.55% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 707 605 855
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,720 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 November 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