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 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 Service (SMS)
Rank 404 410 385
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing SMS 34 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.85% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 33
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £43,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
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
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% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 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 -6 18 £70,000 +50.53% 1
Hampshire +9 7 £25,000 -33.77%
Surrey - 4 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £31,500 -55.00%
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (31.25%) SS7
3 14 (29.17%) 3G
3 14 (29.17%) Network Security
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) 4G
4 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) MPLS
4 13 (27.08%) 2G
4 13 (27.08%) IP Telephony
5 11 (22.92%) Marketing
5 11 (22.92%) Degree
5 11 (22.92%) Network Management
6 9 (18.75%) ION Trading
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
8 7 (14.58%) Adobe
8 7 (14.58%) SEO
8 7 (14.58%) Analytics
8 7 (14.58%) Social Media
8 7 (14.58%) Pay per click
8 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.50%) Service Management
9 6 (12.50%) Retail
10 5 (10.42%) Validation
10 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) CMS
10 5 (10.42%) Finance
10 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2

SMS
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 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 5 (10.42%) CMS
1 5 (10.42%) WordPress
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.17%) DOC1
1 2 (4.17%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Joyent
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) SS7
2 14 (29.17%) 3G
2 14 (29.17%) Network Security
2 14 (29.17%) 4G
3 13 (27.08%) 2G
3 13 (27.08%) IP Telephony
3 13 (27.08%) MPLS
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) SMTP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) LTE
5 2 (4.17%) VoLTE
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) Broadband
5 2 (4.17%) OSPF
5 2 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (2.08%) SMPP
6 1 (2.08%) TCAP
6 1 (2.08%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MSI
1 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.92%) Marketing
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Finance
5 3 (6.25%) Banking
6 2 (4.17%) Advertising
6 2 (4.17%) Publishing
6 2 (4.17%) Dutch Language
6 2 (4.17%) French Language
6 2 (4.17%) German Language
7 1 (2.08%) Electronics
7 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing Executive
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Quality Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Software Packager
5 2 (4.17%) Online Development Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 2 (4.17%) Service Operations Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
1 3 (6.25%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Social Media
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) EPoS
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) IVR
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) VMS
2 2 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Network Management
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) SEO
3 7 (14.58%) Pay per click
3 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (14.58%) Analytics
4 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Validation
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Marketing Management
5 5 (10.42%) Brand Management
5 5 (10.42%) Email Marketing
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.25%) QMS
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) CISSP
4 4 (8.33%) CISM
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CCNP
6 2 (4.17%) CCDP
7 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Nagios
1 3 (6.25%) ZABBIX
1 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) ION Trading
2 7 (14.58%) Adobe
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) Remedy
4 3 (6.25%) Facebook
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter
5 2 (4.17%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) BMC
5 2 (4.17%) Altiris
5 2 (4.17%) Aquila
5 2 (4.17%) Nokia
6 1 (2.08%) Novell
6 1 (2.08%) Siemens
6 1 (2.08%) Veritas
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
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