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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 111 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 4.23% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
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
361 355 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.05% 19.47% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 233 262 328
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 -
Knutsford -16 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Warrington - 1 - -
SMTP
North West

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
1 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (75.00%) DNS
4 14 (70.00%) Load Balancing
5 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (65.00%) Migration
5 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (60.00%) SAN
7 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (55.00%) .NET
7 11 (55.00%) ITIL
7 11 (55.00%) Clustering
7 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (50.00%) IronPort
8 10 (50.00%) NAS
8 10 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
8 10 (50.00%) IIS
8 10 (50.00%) Perl
8 10 (50.00%) Symantec
8 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (30.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (20.00%) Information Security

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (75.00%) DNS
3 12 (60.00%) SAN
4 10 (50.00%) NAS
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) Broadband
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) FTP
7 2 (10.00%) RIP
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.00%) ICMP
7 2 (10.00%) VRRP
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (65.00%) Migration
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (20.00%) Security Management
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 10 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Symantec
1 10 (50.00%) IronPort
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL