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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 85 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.094% - 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% - 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £70,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
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
130 130 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.23% 13.98% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72 107 137
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree