The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 181 167 191
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 42 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.99% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 3.50% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 32
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
SMTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1776 1602 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.04% 28.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1134 1137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SMTP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Berkshire region.

SMTP Salary Trend in Berkshire

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SMTP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 32 £47,500 +72.72%
Bracknell - 4 £41,500 -
Slough 0 1 £38,500 +5.47%
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP.

1 67 (59.82%) DNS
2 59 (52.68%) Firewall
3 58 (51.79%) TCP/IP
4 51 (45.54%) SSL
5 50 (44.64%) HTTP
6 49 (43.75%) Internet
7 40 (35.71%) LDAP
7 40 (35.71%) F5
8 39 (34.82%) Cisco
9 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
9 38 (33.93%) Degree
9 38 (33.93%) IMAP
9 38 (33.93%) Load Balancing
10 37 (33.04%) Windows
11 35 (31.25%) VPN
12 32 (28.57%) VMware
13 31 (27.68%) WAN
14 30 (26.79%) SQL
14 30 (26.79%) Finance
14 30 (26.79%) TACACS
14 30 (26.79%) OSPF
14 30 (26.79%) BGP
14 30 (26.79%) EIGRP
14 30 (26.79%) IGRP
14 30 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (25.89%) CheckPoint
16 27 (24.11%) Juniper
17 25 (22.32%) IPsec
17 25 (22.32%) Linux
17 25 (22.32%) MAPI

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.18%) IIS
2 15 (13.39%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.93%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.14%) GroupWise
5 8 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.79%) Lync
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) SaaS
2 4 (3.57%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (59.82%) DNS
2 59 (52.68%) Firewall
3 58 (51.79%) TCP/IP
4 51 (45.54%) SSL
5 50 (44.64%) HTTP
6 49 (43.75%) Internet
7 40 (35.71%) LDAP
8 38 (33.93%) IMAP
9 35 (31.25%) VPN
10 31 (27.68%) WAN
11 30 (26.79%) TACACS
11 30 (26.79%) OSPF
11 30 (26.79%) BGP
11 30 (26.79%) EIGRP
11 30 (26.79%) IGRP
12 25 (22.32%) IPsec
13 24 (21.43%) SNMP
14 23 (20.54%) POP3
15 22 (19.64%) Network Security
16 19 (16.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) MySQL
2 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) WebLOAD
1 17 (15.18%) AQtime
2 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (26.79%) Finance
2 19 (16.96%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.04%) Marketing
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 6 (5.36%) Publishing
6 4 (3.57%) German Language
7 3 (2.68%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.68%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (22.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.96%) Consultant
3 15 (13.39%) Network Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) Security Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) Network Security Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (8.04%) Administrator
7 9 (8.04%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (8.04%) Performance Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Design Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Performance Test Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Design Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Performance Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) MAPI
2 24 (21.43%) SOAP
3 20 (17.86%) .NET
4 8 (7.14%) HTML
5 4 (3.57%) Ajax
5 4 (3.57%) SAML
5 4 (3.57%) CGI
5 4 (3.57%) Flash
5 4 (3.57%) XHTML
5 4 (3.57%) J2EE
5 4 (3.57%) Servlets
5 4 (3.57%) XML
5 4 (3.57%) XSLT
5 4 (3.57%) ODBC
6 3 (2.68%) GWT
7 1 (0.89%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.04%) Smartphone
3 8 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.25%) PKI
5 5 (4.46%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.57%) iPhone
6 4 (3.57%) PMI
7 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.79%) EPoS
9 1 (0.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.04%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Linux
3 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.36%) UNIX
5 4 (3.57%) CentOS
5 4 (3.57%) Android
5 4 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.57%) Solaris
6 3 (2.68%) Debian
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) Load Balancing
2 23 (20.54%) Capacity Management
3 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.18%) Benchmarking
4 15 (13.39%) Network Management
4 15 (13.39%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (13.39%) Network Design
5 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (8.04%) Project Management
6 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.25%) ITIL
8 6 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.46%) Service Management
9 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.46%) Product Management
10 4 (3.57%) Software Distribution
10 4 (3.57%) Change Control
10 4 (3.57%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) C++
3 17 (15.18%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.04%) Perl
6 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.68%) Java
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (33.93%) Degree
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.71%) MCSE
3 9 (8.04%) MCITP
4 7 (6.25%) CCNP
4 7 (6.25%) CCNA
4 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.57%) CCIE
6 4 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.32%) QA
2 7 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.46%) SLA
4 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (20.54%) Active Directory
3 17 (15.18%) VMware ESX
4 9 (8.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.36%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.46%) qmail
6 5 (4.46%) Postfix
6 5 (4.46%) KVM
7 4 (3.57%) Sendmail
7 4 (3.57%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.68%) Squid
8 3 (2.68%) XenServer
9 2 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (13.39%) HP NNM
2 6 (5.36%) PureDisk
2 6 (5.36%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.89%) WMI
4 1 (0.89%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (35.71%) F5
2 39 (34.82%) Cisco
3 38 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 32 (28.57%) VMware
5 29 (25.89%) CheckPoint
6 27 (24.11%) Juniper
7 17 (15.18%) HP
8 14 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.25%) Citrix
10 6 (5.36%) Fujitsu
10 6 (5.36%) Pegasus
11 4 (3.57%) SOTI
11 4 (3.57%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.57%) Google
11 4 (3.57%) Lotus
11 4 (3.57%) Novell
12 3 (2.68%) Postini
13 2 (1.79%) Polycom
13 2 (1.79%) Mitel
13 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard