The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 111 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 10 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.80% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 5.68% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
265 229 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.60% 14.14% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 219 197 197
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
South West

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 28 July 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 23 (92.00%) DNS
2 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 21 (84.00%) VPN
4 20 (80.00%) HTTP
4 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (80.00%) Firewall
4 20 (80.00%) VMware
4 20 (80.00%) VMware ESX
4 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (76.00%) MySQL
6 18 (72.00%) SAN
7 17 (68.00%) HTML
7 17 (68.00%) IIS
7 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (68.00%) XML
8 15 (60.00%) Linux
9 13 (52.00%) Degree
10 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (40.00%) Back Office
11 10 (40.00%) IPsec
11 10 (40.00%) PPTP
11 10 (40.00%) vSphere
12 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
12 9 (36.00%) MCSE
12 9 (36.00%) MCSA
13 8 (32.00%) DNA

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (68.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) DNS
2 21 (84.00%) VPN
3 20 (80.00%) HTTP
3 20 (80.00%) Firewall
4 18 (72.00%) SAN
5 10 (40.00%) IPsec
5 10 (40.00%) PPTP
6 8 (32.00%) ISDN
6 8 (32.00%) VoIP
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (32.00%) H.323
6 8 (32.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.00%) FTP
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (12.00%) SSL
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless
10 2 (8.00%) Internet
10 2 (8.00%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) MySQL
3 8 (32.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (40.00%) Back Office
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Administrator
2 16 (64.00%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Administrator
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) HTML
1 17 (68.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) DNA
1 8 (32.00%) High Availability
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (52.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) MCSE
3 9 (36.00%) MCSA
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 2 (8.00%) MCTS
6 2 (8.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (80.00%) VMware ESX
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Nagios
1 8 (32.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper