The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 574 550 599
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +49
Permanent jobs citing SMS 88 61 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 57
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7742 8515 9344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.60% 18.74% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6344 7009 7940
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 37 £45,000 -28.00% 9
Chiswick - 6 £22,500 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £70,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (41.10%) Telecoms
2 49 (33.56%) Marketing
3 40 (27.40%) Java
4 37 (25.34%) HTML
5 35 (23.97%) Internet
6 32 (21.92%) SQL
7 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
7 30 (20.55%) Banking
7 30 (20.55%) Campaign Management
8 26 (17.81%) Finance
9 25 (17.12%) Unica
10 24 (16.44%) Degree
10 24 (16.44%) Neolane
11 22 (15.07%) SAS
12 21 (14.38%) Retail
13 20 (13.70%) CRM
14 19 (13.01%) Web Services
15 18 (12.33%) Direct Marketing
16 17 (11.64%) REST
17 16 (10.96%) Campaign Analysis
17 16 (10.96%) Alterian
17 16 (10.96%) JSP
17 16 (10.96%) Chordiant
17 16 (10.96%) B2B
18 15 (10.27%) B2C
18 15 (10.27%) SOAP
18 15 (10.27%) Web Development
19 14 (9.59%) Android
19 14 (9.59%) 4G
19 14 (9.59%) Linux

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (15.07%) SAS
2 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.05%) WordPress
2 3 (2.05%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.74%) FastStats
4 3 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.05%) InDesign
4 3 (2.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.97%) Internet
2 14 (9.59%) 4G
3 11 (7.53%) 3G
4 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.85%) PBX
4 10 (6.85%) OSPF
4 10 (6.85%) EIGRP
4 10 (6.85%) Firewall
4 10 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (6.16%) MVNO
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (3.42%) SAN
6 5 (3.42%) BGP
6 5 (3.42%) MPLS
6 5 (3.42%) LDAP
6 5 (3.42%) GPRS
6 5 (3.42%) GSM
6 5 (3.42%) LAN
6 5 (3.42%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) Big Data
2 10 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.48%) MySQL
4 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.74%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.05%) Subversion
4 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.37%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) MSTest
5 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
General
1 60 (41.10%) Telecoms
2 49 (33.56%) Marketing
3 30 (20.55%) Banking
4 26 (17.81%) Finance
5 21 (14.38%) Retail
6 13 (8.90%) Automotive
6 13 (8.90%) Manufacturing
7 8 (5.48%) Legal
8 5 (3.42%) Billing
8 5 (3.42%) Advertising
9 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (18.49%) Analyst
2 18 (12.33%) Developer
3 16 (10.96%) Campaign Analyst
4 12 (8.22%) Consultant
5 10 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.16%) Network Manager
6 9 (6.16%) Support Specialist
6 9 (6.16%) Applications Support
7 8 (5.48%) Junior
7 8 (5.48%) Operations Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Product Manager
8 7 (4.79%) Junior Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Graduate
9 6 (4.11%) Email Marketing Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (4.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Junior Java Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.34%) HTML
2 19 (13.01%) Web Services
3 17 (11.64%) REST
4 16 (10.96%) JSP
5 15 (10.27%) SOAP
6 12 (8.22%) CSS
7 11 (7.53%) JMS
8 10 (6.85%) jQuery
9 7 (4.79%) Ajax
10 6 (4.11%) MapReduce
10 6 (4.11%) Flash
10 6 (4.11%) HTML5
11 4 (2.74%) XML
11 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.74%) .NET
11 4 (2.74%) J2EE
11 4 (2.74%) JSON
12 3 (2.05%) LAMP
12 3 (2.05%) XHTML
12 3 (2.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) IVR
2 9 (6.16%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.79%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.11%) Online Banking
4 6 (4.11%) Economics
4 6 (4.11%) Social Media
5 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.37%) APACS
6 2 (1.37%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) DataPower
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Android
1 14 (9.59%) Linux
2 13 (8.90%) Windows
3 11 (7.53%) UNIX
4 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.55%) Campaign Management
2 20 (13.70%) CRM
3 18 (12.33%) Direct Marketing
4 16 (10.96%) Campaign Analysis
4 16 (10.96%) B2B
5 15 (10.27%) B2C
5 15 (10.27%) Web Development
6 14 (9.59%) Project Management
7 12 (8.22%) Content Management
8 11 (7.53%) Analytics
9 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (6.85%) Email Marketing
10 9 (6.16%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.11%) Big Data Analytics
12 6 (4.11%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.11%) Market Research
13 5 (3.42%) Online Marketing
13 5 (3.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.40%) Java
2 32 (21.92%) SQL
3 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.22%) PHP
4 12 (8.22%) C
5 6 (4.11%) ActionScript
5 6 (4.11%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.68%) XAML
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) CCNP
2 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.42%) CCIE
3 5 (3.42%) CCSP
3 5 (3.42%) CCNA
4 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.37%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) SCCM
2 2 (1.37%) ZENworks
2 2 (1.37%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Unica
2 24 (16.44%) Neolane
3 16 (10.96%) Alterian
3 16 (10.96%) Chordiant
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco
5 9 (6.16%) Citrix
5 9 (6.16%) Oracle
6 8 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.42%) Redknee
7 5 (3.42%) Nokia
7 5 (3.42%) Siemens
7 5 (3.42%) Symantec
7 5 (3.42%) Dell
8 4 (2.74%) Avaya
8 4 (2.74%) Genesys
8 4 (2.74%) Mitel
9 3 (2.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.37%) Apple
10 2 (1.37%) Altiris
10 2 (1.37%) Google
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