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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 175 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.099% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £37,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
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
778 946 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.19% 23.51% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 664 801 699
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (70.00%) Adobe
1 7 (70.00%) SEO
1 7 (70.00%) Pay per click
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
1 7 (70.00%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (70.00%) Social Media
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing Management
2 5 (50.00%) Brand Management
2 5 (50.00%) WordPress
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Facebook
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) Altiris
4 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) MSI

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
1 2 (20.00%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing Executive
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Packager
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) HPUX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SEO
1 7 (70.00%) Pay per click
1 7 (70.00%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing Management
2 5 (50.00%) Brand Management
2 5 (50.00%) Email Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) Facebook
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Novell
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas