The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 110
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +7.31%
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
231 257 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.17% 20.56% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 206 220 231
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SMS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the West Sussex region.

SMS Salary Trend in West Sussex