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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 199 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SMS 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.089% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.53% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £31,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,300 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
916 760 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.88% 16.87% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 786 596 793
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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

SMS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SMS Salary Histogram 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 5 March 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
Guildford +11 2 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Weybridge - 2 £23,000 -
Redhill - 1 £60,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) DWDM
2 3 (25.00%) Huawei
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SDH
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) SONET
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) DNA
3 2 (16.67%) GPRS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DWDM
1 3 (25.00%) SDH
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) SONET
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) GPRS
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SEO Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SEO Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) WAP
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) DNA
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) QMS
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Huawei
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
Guildford, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago