The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 595 562 565
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Permanent jobs citing SMS 32 75 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 1.03% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 51
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £38,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
SMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7698 7306 8478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.68% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6419 5985 6987
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

SMS
Salary Trend in London

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

SMS Salary Trend in London

SMS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SMS Salary Histogram in London

SMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London -16 9 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £37,500 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 19 (38.00%) Marketing
2 11 (22.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (18.00%) SCCM
4 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (14.00%) Solaris
6 7 (14.00%) MCSE
6 7 (14.00%) CRM
6 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) Migration
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Service Management
6 7 (14.00%) MCITP
6 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Campaign Management
7 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (12.00%) Email Marketing
7 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.00%) AS400
7 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
7 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (12.00%) Apache
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.00%) FastStats
2 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 4 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) Extranet
4 1 (2.00%) 3G
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) HSDPA
4 1 (2.00%) 2G
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) HSUPA
4 1 (2.00%) HSPA
4 1 (2.00%) LTE
4 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) GPRS
4 1 (2.00%) GSM
4 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) DB2
1 6 (12.00%) Ingres
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MSI
2 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 19 (38.00%) Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (12.00%) Architect
1 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Campaign Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Campaign Executive
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.00%) Symfony
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (4.00%) LESS
4 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) XHTML
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (12.00%) AS400
4 4 (8.00%) User Experience
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
5 3 (6.00%) Social Media
6 2 (4.00%) PMI
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.00%) Handset
6 2 (4.00%) IVR
6 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.00%) Blog
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.00%) Social Network
7 1 (2.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 7 (14.00%) Solaris
5 6 (12.00%) VMS
5 6 (12.00%) AIX
5 6 (12.00%) HPUX
6 2 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Debian
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) CRM
3 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Email Marketing
4 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Campaign Management
5 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.00%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (6.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (4.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Erlang
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) MCSE
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (14.00%) MCITP
2 6 (12.00%) MCP
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) PMP
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) vCloud
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.00%) WMI
3 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.00%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Citrix
2 6 (12.00%) HP
2 6 (12.00%) EMC
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco
2 6 (12.00%) IBM
2 6 (12.00%) Novell
2 6 (12.00%) Veritas
2 6 (12.00%) AppSense
3 5 (10.00%) Neolane
4 4 (8.00%) Apple
4 4 (8.00%) Adobe
5 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.00%) Unica
5 3 (6.00%) Facebook
6 2 (4.00%) Alterian
6 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Chordiant
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
6 2 (4.00%) ExactTarget
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Modis International - London
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: Excellent plus benefits and company bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus call out & bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago