Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 123
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Kent median annual salary - - £42,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +38.89% -15.29% -39.29%

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 140 246 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.98% 19.25% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 125 204 246
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.17% +4.38% +8.11%
10th Percentile £22,850 £21,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,050 £64,625 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.41%

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