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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 189 200 222
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.033% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.59% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £42,500 £26,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -41.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
651 849 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.21% 20.64% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 558 721 919
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 13 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Korean Language
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Korean Language
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Operations Assistant
2 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM