The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
England / South East
Rank 384 436 448
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +12
Permanent jobs citing SMS 9 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.053% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 15
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -13.97%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -14.89%

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
2941 4026 4512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 21.24% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 3420 3484
Median salary £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SMS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SMS Salary Trend in the South East

SMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

SMS Salary Histogram in the South East

SMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +33 6 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £47,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SMS.

1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Business Development
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Cadence
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 4 (17.39%) Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Flash
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (17.39%) Critical Success Factor
6 4 (17.39%) Service Design
6 4 (17.39%) Escalation Management
6 4 (17.39%) Contract Management
7 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Value-Added Service

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (8.70%) GSM
2 2 (8.70%) SS7
2 2 (8.70%) UMTS
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) WhereScape RED
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) VAS Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.35%) Account Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Flash
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Business Development
5 4 (17.39%) Contract Management
5 4 (17.39%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (17.39%) Escalation Management
5 4 (17.39%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 4 (17.39%) Service Design
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 3 (13.04%) Office Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
6 3 (13.04%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) HNC
5 2 (8.70%) HND
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cadence
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
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