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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 414 364 445
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +81
Permanent jobs citing SMS 28 68 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.31% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 1.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 50 7
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £29,900 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,975 £65,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
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
4833 4679 5505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 21.22% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3599 3609 4568
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
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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 -2 18 £47,500 - 2
Surrey -11 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Kent +5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £62,750 -
East Sussex -13 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 30 (41.67%) UNIX
1 30 (41.67%) SS7
2 24 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 23 (31.94%) Marketing
4 20 (27.78%) TIBCO
5 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
6 16 (22.22%) UMTS
6 16 (22.22%) GSM
7 15 (20.83%) HNC
7 15 (20.83%) HND
7 15 (20.83%) NDS
7 15 (20.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 15 (20.83%) Change Management
7 15 (20.83%) Product Marketing
7 15 (20.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 14 (19.44%) INAP
9 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 11 (15.28%) CRM
10 11 (15.28%) Oracle
11 10 (13.89%) Billing
12 9 (12.50%) Release Management
12 9 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
12 9 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (12.50%) McAfee
12 9 (12.50%) SLA
12 9 (12.50%) HP
12 9 (12.50%) Software Distribution
12 9 (12.50%) Software Deployment
13 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (1.39%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.67%) SS7
2 16 (22.22%) GSM
2 16 (22.22%) UMTS
3 14 (19.44%) INAP
4 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.94%) DNS
5 5 (6.94%) ISUP
5 5 (6.94%) HTTP
5 5 (6.94%) LDAP
5 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) LTE
7 2 (2.78%) 4G
7 2 (2.78%) GPRS
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) 3G
8 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 23 (31.94%) Marketing
2 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.89%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 18 (25.00%) BSS Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Product Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Genesys Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Senior Genesys Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.39%) Developer
8 1 (1.39%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) XML
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) SOAP
2 5 (6.94%) Rendezvous
2 5 (6.94%) Velocity
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) XHTML
3 2 (2.78%) WAP
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) IVR
3 5 (6.94%) Economics
3 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) UNIX
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) Solaris
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 15 (20.83%) Change Management
2 15 (20.83%) Product Marketing
3 11 (15.28%) CRM
4 9 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 9 (12.50%) Release Management
4 9 (12.50%) Software Distribution
5 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (6.94%) Scrum
6 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.94%) DSDM
6 5 (6.94%) Kanban
6 5 (6.94%) Product Management
6 5 (6.94%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (6.94%) User Stories
7 2 (2.78%) WFM
7 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.94%) Perl
2 5 (6.94%) VBScript
3 4 (5.56%) VB
3 4 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) HNC
1 15 (20.83%) HND
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) NDS
2 5 (6.94%) NFS
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) TIBCO
2 15 (20.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 15 (20.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle
4 9 (12.50%) HP
4 9 (12.50%) McAfee
5 5 (6.94%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.56%) Redknee
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) Genesys
7 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.78%) BT
7 2 (2.78%) RedPrairie
7 2 (2.78%) JDA
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Huawei
8 1 (1.39%) Thunderhead
Surrey
Optima Connections
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