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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 210 - 208
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.090% - 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
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
1055 1033 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 23.81% 21.18% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 921 885 842
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Egham - 2 - -
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) QMS
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) BMC
5 2 (25.00%) EPoS
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Aquila
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Dutch Language
5 2 (25.00%) French Language
5 2 (25.00%) German Language

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Dutch Language
1 2 (25.00%) French Language
1 2 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (37.50%) QMS
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) Aquila
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco