The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 131 119 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 4 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 3.07% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
SMTP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 261 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.27% 15.28% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 223 182 248
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SMTP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SMTP Salary Trend in Bristol

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) VPN
4 10 (66.67%) MySQL
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
5 9 (60.00%) SAN
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (53.33%) HTTP
6 8 (53.33%) IIS
6 8 (53.33%) XML
6 8 (53.33%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (46.67%) IPsec
7 7 (46.67%) Network Security
8 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (33.33%) SSL
9 5 (33.33%) vSphere
10 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (26.67%) Big Data
10 4 (26.67%) High Availability

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) SAN
5 8 (53.33%) HTTP
6 7 (46.67%) IPsec
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) SSL
8 4 (26.67%) PPTP
8 4 (26.67%) H.323
8 4 (26.67%) ISDN
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) LDAP
9 3 (20.00%) FTP
10 2 (13.33%) Internet
11 1 (6.67%) Wireless
11 1 (6.67%) DHCP
11 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) DNA
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro
4 1 (6.67%) IronPort
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos