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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 127 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 3 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 3.33% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.29% +5.33%
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
313 300 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 15.50% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 242 232 203
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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
Chester - 2 £35,000 -
Warrington +7 1 £32,500 +4.83%
SMTP
North West

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (55.56%) Change Control
5 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 5 (55.56%) Service Management
5 5 (55.56%) Broadband
5 5 (55.56%) VoIP
5 5 (55.56%) SLA
5 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
5 5 (55.56%) Security Management
5 5 (55.56%) Information Security
5 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) HTTP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Route 53
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Broadband
4 5 (55.56%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) RIP
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) ICMP
6 1 (11.11%) VRRP
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Support
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
1 5 (55.56%) Security Management
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks