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 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 Peer-to-Peer (SMPP) Protocol
Rank 435 443 414
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing SMPP 3 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.045% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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
Berkshire +5 3 - -
SMPP
England

SMPP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) SS7
1 3 (100.00%) TCAP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) GGSN
3 1 (33.33%) SGSN
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

SMPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SS7
1 3 (100.00%) TCAP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) GGSN
3 1 (33.33%) SGSN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft