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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 213 228
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.061% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
999 1091 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.48% 22.19% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 866 853 1002
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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