Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 209 267
Rank change year-on-year -6 +58 +38
Permanent jobs citing SMS 19 51 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.39% 0.81% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 4.34% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 5
Surrey median annual salary £44,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.00% -11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £19,600 £21,500 £29,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £43,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -25.00% -28.57%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 955 1,176 1,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.67% 18.72% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 748 978 1,113
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £64,900
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Surrey

SMS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for SMS in Surrey

SMS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Surrey over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Surrey

SMS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +5 8 £44,250 +26.43%
Leatherhead +9 5 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Egham +34 1 £31,500 +14.55%
Staines +14 1 - -
Esher - 1 £19,000 -
Tadworth - 1 £28,500 -
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for SMS.

1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) CGI
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Cyberattack
2 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
2 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) e-Learning
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) SLA
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Jest
5 1 (5.26%) Serverless
5 1 (5.26%) Java 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Serverless Framework

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.26%) Mocha
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
2 2 (10.53%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Deskside Support
2 2 (10.53%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.26%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CGI
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Grails
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Jest
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) JSTL
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cyberattack
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
1 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) ES6
2 1 (5.26%) Groovy
2 1 (5.26%) Java 8
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) VMware