The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 114 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 6 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% - 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
SMTP
North 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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 291 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.85% 16.95% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 209 207 303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SMTP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SMTP Salary Trend in Cheshire

SMTP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Wilmslow - 4 £33,250 -
Northwich - 1 £37,500 -
SMTP
North West

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 12 (63.16%) Load Balancing
5 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (57.89%) Migration
6 10 (52.63%) SAN
6 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 9 (47.37%) IIS
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (47.37%) Clustering
7 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
8 8 (42.11%) NAS
8 8 (42.11%) IronPort
8 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (42.11%) Symantec
8 8 (42.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (42.11%) Perl
8 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco
9 6 (31.58%) VPN
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) SQL
11 4 (21.05%) Web Services

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (78.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (47.37%) IIS
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 10 (52.63%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) NAS
5 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Broadband
6 4 (21.05%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) FTP
8 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 2 (10.53%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) RIP
8 2 (10.53%) SSL
8 2 (10.53%) Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.53%) ICMP
8 2 (10.53%) VRRP
8 2 (10.53%) OSPF
8 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Load Balancing
2 11 (57.89%) Migration
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
4 4 (21.05%) Security Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 8 (42.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IronPort
1 8 (42.11%) Symantec
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
4 2 (10.53%) Meru Networks
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix