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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
South East / Kent
Rank - 106 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.088% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.78%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.02% 21.94% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 92 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

SMS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM