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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 414 452 468
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMS 43 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.074% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 15
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
SMS
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
4332 4783 4918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 22.06% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3616 3592 3823
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 +53 39 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Hampshire +4 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Surrey -5 1 £24,696 -60.48% 1
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
4 20 (32.79%) ITIL
4 20 (32.79%) Marketing
5 19 (31.15%) Campaign Management
6 18 (29.51%) Unica
7 17 (27.87%) SLA
8 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
9 14 (22.95%) CRM
10 12 (19.67%) C
10 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
10 12 (19.67%) Degree
10 12 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (18.03%) Business Development
11 11 (18.03%) Unix
12 10 (16.39%) VoIP
12 10 (16.39%) Direct Marketing
12 10 (16.39%) Service Design
13 9 (14.75%) Escalation Management
13 9 (14.75%) Critical Success Factor
13 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
13 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (14.75%) Statistics
13 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
13 9 (14.75%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (14.75%) Flash
13 9 (14.75%) ISEB
13 9 (14.75%) ITSM

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) Apache
1 2 (3.28%) nginx
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Unica
2 7 (11.48%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) VoIP
2 8 (13.11%) VoLTE
3 6 (9.84%) VoWiFi
4 5 (8.20%) 3G
4 5 (8.20%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (6.56%) Firewall
5 4 (6.56%) GPRS
5 4 (6.56%) IPsec
5 4 (6.56%) SS7
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.92%) 2G
6 3 (4.92%) 4G
6 3 (4.92%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (4.92%) GSM
6 3 (4.92%) Intelligent Network
6 3 (4.92%) LTE
6 3 (4.92%) NAS
7 2 (3.28%) ATM
7 2 (3.28%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (32.79%) Marketing
4 6 (9.84%) Banking
5 5 (8.20%) Billing
6 3 (4.92%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Campaign Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Service Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Campaign Specialist
3 7 (11.48%) CRM Campaign Manager
3 7 (11.48%) CRM Manager
3 7 (11.48%) VAS Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Operations Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Operations Director
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Business Development Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Flash
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) Doctrine
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) OAuth
3 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.28%) REST
3 2 (3.28%) SOAP
3 2 (3.28%) Symfony
3 2 (3.28%) Twig
3 2 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
1 9 (14.75%) Statistics
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.28%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Unix
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) VMS
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 19 (31.15%) Campaign Management
3 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
3 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (22.95%) CRM
5 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
6 11 (18.03%) Business Development
7 10 (16.39%) Direct Marketing
7 10 (16.39%) Service Design
8 9 (14.75%) Critical Success Factor
8 9 (14.75%) Escalation Management
8 9 (14.75%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (14.75%) ITSM
8 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
8 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
9 6 (9.84%) Change Management
9 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Migration
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) C
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) PHP
3 2 (3.28%) PHP 5
3 2 (3.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) ISEB
3 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) HNC
5 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (3.28%) Munin
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Cadence
2 8 (13.11%) Huawei
3 7 (11.48%) Aprimo
3 7 (11.48%) Chordiant
4 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
4 6 (9.84%) Nokia
5 5 (8.20%) Adobe
5 5 (8.20%) BT
5 5 (8.20%) Pega
5 5 (8.20%) Virgin Media
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.64%) Symbian
8 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
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