The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 216 225
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.56% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 1252 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 19.83% 23.93% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1025 966
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
South East

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

SMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB