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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 415 426 421
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing SMS 16 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 1.02% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 8
Median salary £50,000 £70,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.53%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +34.83%
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
3763 4220 5067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.48% 20.05% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3032 3422 3707
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 30 September 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 -1 13 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Hampshire +3 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (34.04%) ITIL
1 16 (34.04%) Marketing
2 14 (29.79%) Degree
3 13 (27.66%) Finance
4 12 (25.53%) CRM
5 11 (23.40%) SQL
6 10 (21.28%) Unix
6 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (19.15%) SLA
7 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
7 9 (19.15%) Migration
7 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
8 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (14.89%) Service Design
9 7 (14.89%) ITSM
9 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) MBA
10 6 (12.77%) Business Development
10 6 (12.77%) Statistics
10 6 (12.77%) Database Marketing
10 6 (12.77%) Cadence
10 6 (12.77%) ISEB
10 6 (12.77%) B2B

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 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Unica
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) VoIP
2 4 (8.51%) Value-Added Service
2 4 (8.51%) VoLTE
2 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.38%) SS7
3 3 (6.38%) VoWiFi
4 2 (4.26%) GSM
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) LTE
4 2 (4.26%) UMTS
5 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.13%) GPRS
5 1 (2.13%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) MVNO
5 1 (2.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (34.04%) Marketing
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Billing
5 2 (4.26%) Korean Language
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) VAS Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) CRM Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Marketing Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Marketing Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Campaign Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Operations Assistant
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Campaign Manager
6 2 (4.26%) CRM Campaign Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Director
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Flash
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Doctrine
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) OAuth
4 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) Symfony
4 1 (2.13%) Twig
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) IPTV
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) VMS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) CRM
3 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.15%) Migration
5 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.89%) ITSM
6 7 (14.89%) Service Design
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (12.77%) B2B
7 6 (12.77%) B2C
7 6 (12.77%) Business Development
7 6 (12.77%) Database Marketing
7 6 (12.77%) Escalation Management
7 6 (12.77%) Marketing Management
7 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (12.77%) ISEB
3 6 (12.77%) MBA
4 2 (4.26%) HNC
4 2 (4.26%) HND
4 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Munin
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Cadence
2 3 (6.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (6.38%) Ericsson
2 3 (6.38%) Huawei
2 3 (6.38%) Nokia
3 2 (4.26%) BT
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.26%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Aprimo
4 1 (2.13%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.13%) Pega
4 1 (2.13%) Samsung
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