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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 184 182 181
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SMS 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.13% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.57% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
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
836 871 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.42% 22.51% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 671 728 744
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015. 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
Aldershot - 6 £48,000 -
Havant - 1 £38,069 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Ingres
2 6 (85.71%) VMS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Novell
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
2 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
1 6 (85.71%) Ingres
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) AIX
1 6 (85.71%) HPUX
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
1 6 (85.71%) Novell
1 6 (85.71%) Veritas