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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 283 307 282
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 25 27 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.32% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 46
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £49,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,305 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +17.17%
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
1448 2048 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 16.54% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1716 1688
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 40 (85.11%) DNS
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 30 (63.83%) Firewall
4 27 (57.45%) Windows
5 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
7 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
8 17 (36.17%) ITIL
8 17 (36.17%) HTTP
8 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (34.04%) Linux
9 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (31.91%) MPLS
11 14 (29.79%) Cisco
11 14 (29.79%) DHCP
12 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 13 (27.66%) VLAN
13 12 (25.53%) Project Planning
13 12 (25.53%) MySQL
13 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
14 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
14 11 (23.40%) Legal
15 10 (21.28%) Service Management
15 10 (21.28%) Nagios
15 10 (21.28%) Apache
15 10 (21.28%) SQL
15 10 (21.28%) HTTPS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
3 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.64%) nginx
4 5 (10.64%) Lync
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.13%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) DNS
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.17%) HTTP
5 15 (31.91%) MPLS
6 14 (29.79%) DHCP
7 13 (27.66%) VLAN
8 10 (21.28%) HTTPS
9 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
9 9 (19.15%) FTP
9 9 (19.15%) WAN
9 9 (19.15%) ATM
9 9 (19.15%) LAN
9 9 (19.15%) IPsec
9 9 (19.15%) OSPF
9 9 (19.15%) BGP
9 9 (19.15%) EIGRP
9 9 (19.15%) IGRP
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (19.15%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) QlikView
3 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Subversion
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Legal
3 9 (19.15%) Retail
4 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (10.64%) Billing
6 4 (8.51%) Games
6 4 (8.51%) Banking
7 3 (6.38%) Law
8 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Network Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Support
7 3 (6.38%) Support Supervisor
7 3 (6.38%) Exchange Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Help Desk Supervisor
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Ajax
2 5 (10.64%) WCF
2 5 (10.64%) LINQ
2 5 (10.64%) RESTful
2 5 (10.64%) Memcached
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) LAMP
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) WinForms
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Social Gaming
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.38%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Project Planning
3 10 (21.28%) Service Management
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 9 (19.15%) Validation
4 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
4 9 (19.15%) Network Design
4 9 (19.15%) DoDAF
4 9 (19.15%) SABSA
5 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.77%) ITSM
6 6 (12.77%) Open Source
6 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) Perl
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
4 4 (8.51%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) PHP5
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) COBIT
2 6 (12.77%) SLA
3 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) Terminal Services
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.64%) NFS
3 5 (10.64%) Varnish
4 3 (6.38%) UAG
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Nagios
2 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
2 5 (10.64%) Cacti
2 5 (10.64%) Sysprep
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.26%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 9 (19.15%) HP
4 9 (19.15%) Juniper
4 9 (19.15%) F5
4 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.64%) Veeam
5 5 (10.64%) NetApp
6 4 (8.51%) Perforce
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
8 2 (4.26%) Remedy
8 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.26%) BMC
8 2 (4.26%) Hitachi
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Nintex