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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 133 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 3 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.55% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 3.73% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 13
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,305 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +17.17%
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
345 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.37% 14.73% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 313 217 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Snort
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Snort