The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 92 77
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
224 247 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.22% 23.55% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 193 217 150
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
South East

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