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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 185 219
Rank change year-on-year +26 +34  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.81% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Median salary £24,000 £22,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.49% -63.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £21,750 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £35,348 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 518 742 983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.11% 20.14% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1863 3558
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Egham - 1 £60,000 -
Guildford - 1 £24,000 -
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server

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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP