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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 104 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.070% 0.087% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.63% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +64.70%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +25.00%
SMS
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 158 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.73% 13.74% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 118 157
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SMS
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SMS Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

SMS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) DOC1
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) PrintSoft PReS
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) DOC1
1 1 (100.00%) PrintSoft PReS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy