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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 91 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.083% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 249 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.86% 20.68% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,500 £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

SMS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HL7