The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
234 243 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.45% 19.89% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 209 221 207
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SMS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SMS Salary Trend in Kent