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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 432 448 392
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -56
Permanent jobs citing SMS 14 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.072% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.35% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 33
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.88%
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
4647 4894 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 20.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3832 4256
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Hampshire +5 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +19 4 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Berkshire -10 3 £25,000 -47.36% 1
SMS
England

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.14%) Apache
5 6 (17.14%) Ingres
5 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 6 (17.14%) HPUX
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
5 6 (17.14%) DB2
5 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 6 (17.14%) VMS
5 6 (17.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) EMC
5 6 (17.14%) Novell
5 6 (17.14%) Veritas
5 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 6 (17.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (17.14%) AS400
5 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
5 6 (17.14%) Marketing
5 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
5 6 (17.14%) Degree
6 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 5 (14.29%) SS7

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) SS7
3 4 (11.43%) GSM
3 4 (11.43%) SDH
3 4 (11.43%) DWDM
3 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
3 4 (11.43%) UMTS
4 3 (8.57%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) SONET
5 2 (5.71%) 3GPP
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) LTE
5 2 (5.71%) GGSN
6 1 (2.86%) VoLTE
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) 4G
6 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Ingres
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
1 2 (5.71%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Publishing
4 2 (5.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Architect
1 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Quality Manager
3 4 (11.43%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Packager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Software Packager
4 2 (5.71%) SEO Manager
4 2 (5.71%) SEO Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Genesys Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Genesys Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) XMPP
3 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XHTML
4 1 (2.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) AS400
1 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) AIX
1 6 (17.14%) HPUX
1 6 (17.14%) Solaris
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) VMS
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Service Management
2 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Product Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) QMS
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) DNA
5 2 (5.71%) SEO
5 2 (5.71%) Process Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) WFM
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VBScript
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) HNC
2 4 (11.43%) HND
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) NDS
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Iperf
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) EMC
2 6 (17.14%) Novell
2 6 (17.14%) Veritas
2 6 (17.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
3 4 (11.43%) Huawei
3 4 (11.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (5.71%) Mitel
4 2 (5.71%) Altiris
4 2 (5.71%) Aquila
4 2 (5.71%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.86%) Empirix
5 1 (2.86%) Genesys
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