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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 183 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.091% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
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
710 1045 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.86% 23.66% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 576 911 902
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SMS Salary Histogram in Surrey

SMS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weybridge - 3 £22,500 -
Camberley - 1 £46,000 -
SMS
South East

SMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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