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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 114
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
234 300 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.09% 22.19% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 200 268 273
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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