The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 195 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing SMS 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.062% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £38,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £34,200 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
SMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
946 841 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.00% 17.41% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 826 656 844
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SMS
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Surrey region.

SMS Salary Trend in Surrey

SMS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SMS Salary Histogram in Surrey

SMS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Redhill - 2 £62,500 -
Guildford +4 1 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Weybridge - 1 £23,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Huawei
2 3 (25.00%) DWDM
2 3 (25.00%) SDH
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) SONET
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAP
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) DNA
3 2 (16.67%) GPRS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) SDH
1 3 (25.00%) DWDM
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) SONET
2 2 (16.67%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SEO Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SEO Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) WAP
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) DNA
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (16.67%) SEO
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) QMS
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Process Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (8.33%) Aquila
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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