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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 575 554 558
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMS 47 80 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 1.03% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 59 69
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £34,848 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,800 £112,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
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
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 2 £75,000 +57.89%
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (75.86%) Marketing
2 52 (59.77%) CRM
3 42 (48.28%) Degree
4 37 (42.53%) Email Marketing
5 30 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
7 21 (24.14%) People Management
8 18 (20.69%) SQL
9 16 (18.39%) HTML
9 16 (18.39%) Project Management
10 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.09%) PHP
11 14 (16.09%) Analytics
12 13 (14.94%) Adobe Campaign
12 13 (14.94%) B2B
13 12 (13.79%) Adobe
14 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
15 10 (11.49%) Unica
15 10 (11.49%) Apple iOS
15 10 (11.49%) Android
15 10 (11.49%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (11.49%) C#
16 9 (10.34%) C++
16 9 (10.34%) Java
16 9 (10.34%) SOAP
16 9 (10.34%) XML
16 9 (10.34%) FastStats
16 9 (10.34%) Direct Marketing
16 9 (10.34%) ExactTarget

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.30%) Apache
1 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) FastStats
2 3 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (11.49%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Intranet
1 8 (9.20%) Internet
1 8 (9.20%) Extranet
2 4 (4.60%) LTE
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) SSH
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) IPX
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) 3G
4 1 (1.15%) SS7
4 1 (1.15%) TCAP
4 1 (1.15%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.15%) 2G
4 1 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.15%) 4G
4 1 (1.15%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) DB2
4 2 (2.30%) Ingres
4 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MSI
1 3 (3.45%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 66 (75.86%) Marketing
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Publishing
4 5 (5.75%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) German Language
7 1 (1.15%) French Language
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Senior Manager
2 23 (26.44%) Campaign Manager
3 14 (16.09%) Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Applications Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Content Editor
5 5 (5.75%) Content Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Applications Packager
7 3 (3.45%) Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Campaign Executive
8 2 (2.30%) Email Marketing Executive
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Product Manager
8 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Marketing Director
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Marketing Executive
8 2 (2.30%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) HTML
2 9 (10.34%) SOAP
2 9 (10.34%) XML
3 5 (5.75%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.30%) POSIX
6 2 (2.30%) LAMP
7 1 (1.15%) XHTML
7 1 (1.15%) .NET
7 1 (1.15%) Symfony
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) RESTful
7 1 (1.15%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.15%) HTML5
7 1 (1.15%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.15%) LESS
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Social Media
2 8 (9.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.75%) Animation
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) AS400
4 2 (2.30%) IVR
4 2 (2.30%) Tandem
5 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Wiki
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Android
1 10 (11.49%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
4 3 (3.45%) Debian
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) VMS
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) HPUX
6 1 (1.15%) SUSE
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) CRM
2 37 (42.53%) Email Marketing
3 30 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (24.14%) People Management
5 16 (18.39%) Project Management
6 14 (16.09%) Analytics
7 13 (14.94%) B2B
8 10 (11.49%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (10.34%) Direct Marketing
10 8 (9.20%) Business Development
10 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.20%) ERD
10 8 (9.20%) Marketing Strategy
11 6 (6.90%) ITIL
11 6 (6.90%) B2C
11 6 (6.90%) Web Analytics
12 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.09%) PHP
4 10 (11.49%) C#
5 9 (10.34%) C++
5 9 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) VBScript
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.15%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 42 (48.28%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) PMP
2 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) vSphere
2 1 (1.15%) vCloud
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) WMI
2 3 (3.45%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.45%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Adobe
2 9 (10.34%) ExactTarget
3 3 (3.45%) BMC
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) EMC
4 2 (2.30%) Citrix
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.30%) Novell
4 2 (2.30%) Veritas
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.15%) NetApp
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Epiphany
5 1 (1.15%) AppSense
5 1 (1.15%) Alterian
5 1 (1.15%) Facebook
London
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: 24 days ago