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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 114 94 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +38
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 12 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 1.83% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 11.59% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 8
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
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
339 276 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.13% 15.76% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 287 239 261
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram 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 26 November 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
Runcorn 0 1 £47,500 +22.18%
Knutsford -17 1 £65,000 +30.00%
SMTP
North West

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) MS Exchange
1 21 (95.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 19 (86.36%) DNS
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 19 (86.36%) Finance
3 19 (86.36%) Clustering
3 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (81.82%) Load Balancing
4 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
4 18 (81.82%) Perl
4 18 (81.82%) ITIL
4 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (77.27%) SAN
5 17 (77.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 17 (77.27%) Symantec
5 17 (77.27%) VB.NET
5 17 (77.27%) .NET
5 17 (77.27%) NAS
6 12 (54.55%) IronPort
6 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 11 (50.00%) Migration
7 11 (50.00%) IIS
8 9 (40.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (31.82%) McAfee
10 7 (31.82%) Change Management
10 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (31.82%) Management Information System

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) MS Exchange
1 21 (95.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) Lync
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) DNS
2 18 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 17 (77.27%) NAS
3 17 (77.27%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Email Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Clustering
2 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
1 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
1 18 (81.82%) Load Balancing
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Perl
2 17 (77.27%) VB.NET
3 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (40.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Symantec
2 12 (54.55%) IronPort
3 7 (31.82%) McAfee
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat