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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 275 300 258
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -42
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 18 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 2.67% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 55
Average salary £50,500 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.46% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SMTP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1576 1950 2067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.85% 15.37% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1649 1840
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SMTP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SMTP Salary Trend in the City of London

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in the City of London

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 39 (78.00%) DNS
2 36 (72.00%) VMware
3 35 (70.00%) Windows
4 32 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (58.00%) Linux
5 29 (58.00%) HTTP
5 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (52.00%) MS Exchange
6 26 (52.00%) Firewall
7 22 (44.00%) ITIL
7 22 (44.00%) Cisco
7 22 (44.00%) MPLS
8 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (36.00%) FTP
10 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
11 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (32.00%) VLAN
12 15 (30.00%) BGP
12 15 (30.00%) HTTPS
12 15 (30.00%) Juniper
12 15 (30.00%) OSPF
12 15 (30.00%) LAN
12 15 (30.00%) WAN
12 15 (30.00%) DHCP
12 15 (30.00%) Apache
12 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
12 15 (30.00%) IIS
12 15 (30.00%) F5
12 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.00%) IMAP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 26 (52.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.00%) Apache
2 15 (30.00%) IIS
3 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (20.00%) nginx
5 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.00%) Lync
6 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.00%) JBoss
9 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) CodePlex
3 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (78.00%) DNS
2 29 (58.00%) HTTP
3 26 (52.00%) Firewall
4 22 (44.00%) MPLS
5 19 (38.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (36.00%) FTP
7 16 (32.00%) VLAN
8 15 (30.00%) BGP
8 15 (30.00%) HTTPS
8 15 (30.00%) OSPF
8 15 (30.00%) LAN
8 15 (30.00%) WAN
8 15 (30.00%) DHCP
9 14 (28.00%) IMAP
9 14 (28.00%) ATM
9 14 (28.00%) Ethernet
9 14 (28.00%) IPsec
9 14 (28.00%) EIGRP
10 13 (26.00%) VPN
11 12 (24.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (28.00%) MySQL
2 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Hudson
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
1 10 (20.00%) Billing
2 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 9 (18.00%) Legal
3 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.00%) French Language
4 4 (8.00%) Games
5 3 (6.00%) Advertising
5 3 (6.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Administrator
2 15 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (24.00%) Network Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Architect
5 9 (18.00%) Network Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Exchange Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Storage Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) NOC Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) LAMP
1 10 (20.00%) Memcached
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 29 (58.00%) Linux
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 8 (16.00%) UNIX
6 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Project Planning
3 12 (24.00%) Service Management
4 11 (22.00%) Open Source
5 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (20.00%) Network Design
6 9 (18.00%) SABSA
6 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
6 9 (18.00%) DoDAF
6 9 (18.00%) Validation
6 9 (18.00%) Project Management
7 8 (16.00%) ITSM
8 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) COBIT
2 7 (14.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.00%) Terminal Services
4 11 (22.00%) NFS
5 10 (20.00%) Varnish
6 5 (10.00%) iptables
7 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.00%) UAG
8 1 (2.00%) Xen
8 1 (2.00%) XenApp
8 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Nagios
2 10 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 10 (20.00%) Sysprep
2 10 (20.00%) Puppet
2 10 (20.00%) ZABBIX
2 10 (20.00%) Cacti
3 3 (6.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) VMware
2 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Cisco
4 15 (30.00%) Juniper
4 15 (30.00%) F5
5 14 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (26.00%) HP
7 11 (22.00%) NetApp
8 6 (12.00%) Fortinet
9 5 (10.00%) Foundry
10 4 (8.00%) Intel
10 4 (8.00%) Citrix
11 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.00%) Symantec
11 3 (6.00%) Oracle
12 2 (4.00%) Remedy
12 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
12 2 (4.00%) BMC
12 2 (4.00%) Clearswift
13 1 (2.00%) CommVault