Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 208 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +293
Permanent jobs citing SMS 14 37 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 3.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 0
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £42,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.95% - -
South East median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -14.89% +17.50%

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 888 978 1,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 20.37% 18.70% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 687 794 878
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,925
90th Percentile £75,400 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -2.30%

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
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 21 May 2019. 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
Leatherhead +9 12 - -
Egham +3 2 £55,000 +100.00%
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) CGI
2 12 (85.71%) Cyberattack
3 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (78.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (78.57%) e-Learning
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
5 2 (14.29%) Campaign Management
5 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
5 2 (14.29%) Personalization
5 2 (14.29%) Data Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics

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:

General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) CRM Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Cyberattack
2 11 (78.57%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Campaign Management
3 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (14.29%) Data Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Personalization
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (78.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification