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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 203 228
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.12% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.51% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
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
704 985 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.44% 23.23% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 573 853 889
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (33.33%) Korean Language
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Broadband
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

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 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Operations Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Service Executive
2 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Assistant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA