Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 148
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.49% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Kent median annual salary - £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
South East median annual salary £35,274 £46,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -23.32% -34.29% +47.37%

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 260 408 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.62% 23.67% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 210 358 360
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Kent

SMS
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS in Kent.

Salary trend for SMS in Kent