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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
South East / Surrey
Rank 163 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +7
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.038% 0.079% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.39% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £42,500 £23,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -26.98%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%

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
582 776 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 22.00% 20.36% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 505 676 764
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 4 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM