The table below looks at the statistics for SMPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMPP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 443 432 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.032% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
SMPP
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4915 4649 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.51% 21.47% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3645 3606 4255
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SMPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SMPP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMPP across the South East region.

SMPP Salary Trend in the South East

SMPP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Berkshire -5 6 - - 1
SMPP
England

SMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing SMPP 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 SMPP.

1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) HTTP
3 10 (83.33%) Degree
4 9 (75.00%) IMAP
4 9 (75.00%) Smartphone
4 9 (75.00%) Marketing
4 9 (75.00%) Internet
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) SMTP
4 9 (75.00%) SOAP
4 9 (75.00%) LDAP
4 9 (75.00%) Broadband
4 9 (75.00%) SCTP
4 9 (75.00%) M3UA
5 3 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) CDMA
6 2 (16.67%) 3G
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) 2G
6 2 (16.67%) LTE
6 2 (16.67%) XCAP
6 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
6 2 (16.67%) 4G
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) Physics

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing SMPP 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 SMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) HTTP
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 9 (75.00%) LDAP
2 9 (75.00%) Broadband
2 9 (75.00%) SMTP
2 9 (75.00%) IMAP
2 9 (75.00%) SCTP
2 9 (75.00%) M3UA
3 3 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) LTE
4 2 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 2 (16.67%) XCAP
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) CDMA
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) 2G
5 1 (8.33%) SS7
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification