The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 202 203 226
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.025% 0.091% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.43% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £24,696 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-60.48% +13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
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
852 924 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.37% 21.07% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 653 811 789
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Internet

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Assistant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Assistant
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Assistant
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday