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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 610 560 581
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +21
Permanent jobs citing SMS 20 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.14% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.84% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 39
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £32,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +4 2 £52,500 -19.23% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 31 (35.23%) Marketing
2 26 (29.55%) Telecoms
3 20 (22.73%) Billing
4 15 (17.05%) Retail
5 14 (15.91%) Windows
5 14 (15.91%) CRM
5 14 (15.91%) Games
5 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.77%) HTML
7 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (12.50%) SQL
8 11 (12.50%) Linux
8 11 (12.50%) Citrix
8 11 (12.50%) Degree
9 10 (11.36%) Java
9 10 (11.36%) PHP
9 10 (11.36%) CSS
10 9 (10.23%) Project Management
10 9 (10.23%) TDD
10 9 (10.23%) Email Marketing
10 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
10 9 (10.23%) Social Media
11 8 (9.09%) Web Services
11 8 (9.09%) UNIX
11 8 (9.09%) Finance
11 8 (9.09%) Migration
11 8 (9.09%) Banking
11 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.95%) Perl
12 7 (7.95%) MCSE

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (2.27%) Apache
1 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.27%) SAS
1 2 (2.27%) nginx
1 2 (2.27%) Node.js
1 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.14%) MindAlign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) SaaS
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) VPN
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
1 6 (6.82%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (5.68%) 4G
2 5 (5.68%) LTE
2 5 (5.68%) GSM
2 5 (5.68%) UMTS
3 4 (4.55%) LDAP
3 4 (4.55%) LAN
3 4 (4.55%) DNS
3 4 (4.55%) DHCP
3 4 (4.55%) RIP
3 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.55%) OSPF
3 4 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 4 (4.55%) Network Security
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
4 3 (3.41%) Wireless
4 3 (3.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) MySQL
1 5 (5.68%) DB2
1 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.41%) Redis
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.14%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.14%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.14%) MSI
2 1 (1.14%) JMeter
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.14%) Selenium
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.14%) Calabash
2 1 (1.14%) Appium
2 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 31 (35.23%) Marketing
2 26 (29.55%) Telecoms
3 20 (22.73%) Billing
4 15 (17.05%) Retail
5 14 (15.91%) Games
6 8 (9.09%) Banking
6 8 (9.09%) Finance
7 5 (5.68%) Legal
8 4 (4.55%) Advertising
8 4 (4.55%) Electronics
8 4 (4.55%) Russian Language
9 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (11.36%) Developer
2 7 (7.95%) Commercial Manager
3 6 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
3 6 (6.82%) Campaign Manager
3 6 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Account Director
4 5 (5.68%) C Developer
4 5 (5.68%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Senior C Developer
4 5 (5.68%) Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
4 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Account Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Email Marketing Manager
6 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) CSS
3 8 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (6.82%) SOAP
4 6 (6.82%) REST
5 5 (5.68%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) JMS
6 4 (4.55%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) HTML5
6 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.41%) CSS3
8 2 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.27%) Symfony
8 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.27%) Spring
8 2 (2.27%) Ajax
8 2 (2.27%) J2EE
8 2 (2.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Social Media
3 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.82%) IVR
5 5 (5.68%) Open Source
6 4 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.55%) PMI
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.27%) Handset
7 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) Social Network
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Linux
3 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.09%) UNIX
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) CRM
1 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.23%) TDD
2 9 (10.23%) Email Marketing
2 9 (10.23%) Project Management
3 8 (9.09%) Migration
3 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (7.95%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (7.95%) Supply Chain Management
4 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.95%) Web Analytics
4 7 (7.95%) Validation
4 7 (7.95%) Online Marketing
4 7 (7.95%) Analytics
5 6 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 6 (6.82%) Scrum
6 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.68%) OO
6 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 10 (11.36%) Java
2 10 (11.36%) PHP
3 7 (7.95%) Perl
4 6 (6.82%) C
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) Korn
5 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) Erlang
8 1 (1.14%) PHP5
8 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) MCITP
2 7 (7.95%) MCSE
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.82%) MCP
4 5 (5.68%) CCA
5 4 (4.55%) CCNA
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.55%) PMP
5 4 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Citrix
2 6 (6.82%) AppSense
3 5 (5.68%) Unica
3 5 (5.68%) Facebook
4 4 (4.55%) Alterian
4 4 (4.55%) Google
4 4 (4.55%) Symantec
4 4 (4.55%) Chordiant
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco
4 4 (4.55%) Dell
4 4 (4.55%) Neolane
5 2 (2.27%) Nokia
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) Twitter
5 2 (2.27%) Zend
6 1 (1.14%) Remedy
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Informatica
6 1 (1.14%) Intel
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
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