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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 416 422 439
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing SMS 20 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.80% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 11
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
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
3754 4358 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.51% 20.92% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3055 3492 3784
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 14 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Surrey +27 5 £22,500 -35.71%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 22 (37.93%) Finance
1 22 (37.93%) Marketing
2 21 (36.21%) ITIL
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) CRM
4 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (25.86%) SLA
6 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (22.41%) Campaign Management
6 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
7 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (20.69%) Degree
7 12 (20.69%) Unica
8 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
9 10 (17.24%) ITSM
9 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (17.24%) Service Design
10 9 (15.52%) Escalation Management
10 9 (15.52%) Performance Management
10 9 (15.52%) Financial Modelling
10 9 (15.52%) Critical Success Factor
10 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
10 9 (15.52%) Cadence
10 9 (15.52%) Business Development
10 9 (15.52%) Statistics
10 9 (15.52%) VoIP
10 9 (15.52%) ISEB
10 9 (15.52%) Unix
10 9 (15.52%) Flash
11 8 (13.79%) C

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Unica
2 5 (8.62%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) VoIP
2 7 (12.07%) VoLTE
3 6 (10.34%) VoWiFi
4 4 (6.90%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.17%) SS7
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.45%) Firewall
6 2 (3.45%) GSM
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) IPsec
6 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.45%) LTE
6 2 (3.45%) NAS
6 2 (3.45%) SAN
6 2 (3.45%) UMTS
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
1 22 (37.93%) Marketing
2 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Billing
5 2 (3.45%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) CRM Manager
1 9 (15.52%) Delivery Manager
1 9 (15.52%) Service Manager
1 9 (15.52%) Services Delivery Manager
1 9 (15.52%) VAS Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Campaign Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Campaign Specialist
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Operations Director
3 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Senior Marketing Manager
4 4 (6.90%) CRM Campaign Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Service Operations Assistant
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Flash
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) Doctrine
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) OAuth
5 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.72%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) Symfony
5 1 (1.72%) Twig
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
1 9 (15.52%) Statistics
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) IPTV
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 16 (27.59%) CRM
3 13 (22.41%) Campaign Management
3 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
3 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.24%) ITSM
5 10 (17.24%) Service Design
5 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (15.52%) Business Development
6 9 (15.52%) Critical Success Factor
6 9 (15.52%) Escalation Management
6 9 (15.52%) Financial Modelling
6 9 (15.52%) Performance Management
7 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Change Management
8 7 (12.07%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (12.07%) Direct Marketing
8 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) C
3 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) ISEB
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.62%) MBA
4 5 (8.62%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.62%) PMP
5 2 (3.45%) HNC
5 2 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Munin
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Cadence
2 6 (10.34%) Ericsson
2 6 (10.34%) Huawei
2 6 (10.34%) Nokia
3 5 (8.62%) Aprimo
3 5 (8.62%) BT
3 5 (8.62%) Chordiant
3 5 (8.62%) Virgin Media
4 4 (6.90%) Adobe
4 4 (6.90%) Pega
5 3 (5.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) Samsung
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