The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 477 510 458
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -52
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 481 366 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 1.96% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 358 280 442
Average salary £46,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,100 £31,052
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19304 18705 19901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.67% 18.38% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15578 15128 16656
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SMTP
Salary Trend in England

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

SMTP Salary Trend in England

SMTP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in England

SMTP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
London -24 166 £50,000 +6.38% 18
South East +26 162 £43,750 +25.00% 15
Yorkshire -4 48 £43,750 +98.86% 2
South West +2 40 £38,750 -3.12% 3
North West +22 32 £39,500 -4.24% 4
East Midlands +1 16 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East of England -4 12 £55,000 +37.50% 2
West Midlands +1 2 £30,000 - 4
SMTP
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SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 636 (68.39%) DNS
2 480 (51.61%) TCP/IP
3 470 (50.54%) Windows
4 423 (45.48%) Linux
5 350 (37.63%) HTTP
6 338 (36.34%) Firewall
7 315 (33.87%) VMware
8 280 (30.11%) Internet
9 279 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 255 (27.42%) Cisco
11 251 (26.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 245 (26.34%) LDAP
13 242 (26.02%) Load Balancing
14 231 (24.84%) Active Directory
15 230 (24.73%) SSL
16 214 (23.01%) DHCP
17 204 (21.94%) UNIX
18 201 (21.61%) Apache
19 193 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 192 (20.65%) VPN
21 188 (20.22%) Red Hat
22 177 (19.03%) SQL Server
23 174 (18.71%) BGP
24 172 (18.49%) Perl
25 171 (18.39%) MS Exchange
26 167 (17.96%) SAN
27 162 (17.42%) Finance
28 161 (17.31%) IIS
29 160 (17.20%) FTP
30 158 (16.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 201 (21.61%) Apache
2 171 (18.39%) MS Exchange
3 161 (17.31%) IIS
4 118 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 82 (8.82%) Lync
6 59 (6.34%) WebSphere
7 56 (6.02%) Tomcat
7 56 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 53 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 49 (5.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 32 (3.44%) Office Communications Server
11 31 (3.33%) SharePoint
12 28 (3.01%) nginx
13 25 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (1.94%) Adobe CQ
15 17 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
16 16 (1.72%) GroupWise
17 15 (1.61%) CMS
18 13 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 143 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.22%) Exstream
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.45%) SaaS
2 56 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.72%) Basecamp
5 11 (1.18%) Office 365
6 10 (1.08%) Google Apps
7 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.65%) PaaS
8 6 (0.65%) IaaS
9 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 636 (68.39%) DNS
2 480 (51.61%) TCP/IP
3 350 (37.63%) HTTP
4 338 (36.34%) Firewall
5 280 (30.11%) Internet
6 245 (26.34%) LDAP
7 230 (24.73%) SSL
8 214 (23.01%) DHCP
9 192 (20.65%) VPN
10 174 (18.71%) BGP
11 167 (17.96%) SAN
12 160 (17.20%) FTP
13 153 (16.45%) LAN
13 153 (16.45%) WAN
14 138 (14.84%) OSPF
15 129 (13.87%) MPLS
16 126 (13.55%) EIGRP
17 95 (10.22%) NAS
18 86 (9.25%) Cisco IOS
19 81 (8.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 140 (15.05%) MySQL
3 83 (8.92%) Relational Database
4 51 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 31 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (2.37%) Oracle Database
7 20 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.94%) Jackrabbit
9 9 (0.97%) Big Data
10 8 (0.86%) Redis
11 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.32%) DB2
14 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
15 2 (0.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 83 (8.92%) Subversion
2 67 (7.20%) JIRA
3 35 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.94%) JUnit
5 18 (1.94%) Log4j
6 17 (1.83%) AQtime
6 17 (1.83%) WebLOAD
7 13 (1.40%) JMeter
8 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.32%) Redmine
10 2 (0.22%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.22%) Maven
10 2 (0.22%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 162 (17.42%) Finance
2 66 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.73%) Front Office
4 43 (4.62%) Law
5 35 (3.76%) German Language
6 27 (2.90%) Dutch Language
7 23 (2.47%) Publishing
8 19 (2.04%) Marketing
9 18 (1.94%) Legal
10 16 (1.72%) Advertising
11 15 (1.61%) Banking
12 13 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.29%) Games
14 10 (1.08%) Retail
14 10 (1.08%) Back Office
15 6 (0.65%) French Language
16 5 (0.54%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.54%) Local Government
17 4 (0.43%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 163 (17.53%) Administrator
2 130 (13.98%) Systems Administrator
3 128 (13.76%) Network Engineer
4 96 (10.32%) Analyst
5 85 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 84 (9.03%) Developer
7 78 (8.39%) Linux Administrator
8 73 (7.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 64 (6.88%) Consultant
10 47 (5.05%) Support Engineer
11 43 (4.62%) Support Analyst
12 42 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
13 38 (4.09%) Firewall Engineer
14 34 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (3.44%) Senior Network Engineer
16 27 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
17 26 (2.80%) Applications Support
18 25 (2.69%) Web Developer
18 25 (2.69%) PHP Developer
19 24 (2.58%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.69%) .NET
2 116 (12.47%) HTML
3 82 (8.82%) CSS
4 76 (8.17%) XML
5 71 (7.63%) SOAP
6 60 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 49 (5.27%) Ajax
8 44 (4.73%) Web Services
9 36 (3.87%) LAMP
10 28 (3.01%) XHTML
10 28 (3.01%) jQuery
11 27 (2.90%) JSON
12 24 (2.58%) J2EE
13 23 (2.47%) Smarty
14 22 (2.37%) Servlets
15 21 (2.26%) MAPI
15 21 (2.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 20 (2.15%) Hibernate
17 18 (1.94%) Lucene
17 18 (1.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.80%) Clustering
2 61 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 60 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 54 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 54 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 46 (4.95%) Open Source
6 37 (3.98%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.47%) Social Media
8 22 (2.37%) Replication
9 20 (2.15%) PKI
10 17 (1.83%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.51%) iPhone
12 13 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.18%) CLARiiON
14 10 (1.08%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.97%) CESG
16 8 (0.86%) Cryptography
17 7 (0.75%) Statistics
17 7 (0.75%) CMDB
17 7 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 470 (50.54%) Windows
2 423 (45.48%) Linux
3 204 (21.94%) UNIX
4 193 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 158 (16.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 85 (9.14%) Windows 7
7 76 (8.17%) Solaris
8 73 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 68 (7.31%) CentOS
10 66 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (6.13%) Debian
12 40 (4.30%) Ubuntu
13 37 (3.98%) Windows XP
14 36 (3.87%) Android
15 32 (3.44%) Mac OS X
16 30 (3.23%) AIX
17 24 (2.58%) Apple iOS
18 13 (1.40%) Windows 8
19 11 (1.18%) HPUX
19 11 (1.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (26.02%) Load Balancing
2 140 (15.05%) ITIL
3 104 (11.18%) E-Commerce
4 68 (7.31%) Capacity Management
5 67 (7.20%) Network Management
6 66 (7.10%) Network Design
7 64 (6.88%) Service Delivery
8 53 (5.70%) Configuration Management
9 50 (5.38%) DevOps
10 47 (5.05%) Service Management
11 43 (4.62%) Incident Management
12 41 (4.41%) Problem Management
13 34 (3.66%) Mobile Device Management
14 32 (3.44%) Change Management
15 30 (3.23%) Project Management
16 29 (3.12%) Software Engineering
17 28 (3.01%) PRINCE2
18 27 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (2.80%) Information Security
19 26 (2.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 172 (18.49%) Perl
2 145 (15.59%) Java
3 143 (15.38%) SQL
4 139 (14.95%) Bash Shell
5 126 (13.55%) PowerShell
6 94 (10.11%) JavaScript
7 72 (7.74%) PHP
8 59 (6.34%) Python
9 53 (5.70%) C#
10 34 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.44%) Ruby
12 21 (2.26%) XPath
12 21 (2.26%) C++
13 20 (2.15%) XQuery
14 18 (1.94%) ECMAScript
15 14 (1.51%) VBScript
16 11 (1.18%) AWK
17 8 (0.86%) VB
17 8 (0.86%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 132 (14.19%) Degree
2 118 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (10.97%) MCSE
4 53 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (5.48%) MCITP
6 47 (5.05%) CCNA
6 47 (5.05%) Security Cleared
7 36 (3.87%) CCNP
8 33 (3.55%) MCSA
8 33 (3.55%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.15%) MCTS
10 18 (1.94%) DV Cleared
11 17 (1.83%) MCP
12 14 (1.51%) CCIE
12 14 (1.51%) GIAC
13 8 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.86%) GCIA
14 7 (0.75%) CEH
14 7 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.24%) PCI DSS
2 41 (4.41%) QA
3 33 (3.55%) SLA
4 15 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 251 (26.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 231 (24.84%) Active Directory
3 86 (9.25%) NFS
4 74 (7.96%) VMware ESX
5 73 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
6 59 (6.34%) Hyper-V
7 44 (4.73%) IMail Server
8 40 (4.30%) Postfix
9 39 (4.19%) vSphere
10 33 (3.55%) Samba
11 27 (2.90%) Terminal Services
12 26 (2.80%) UAG
13 23 (2.47%) Squid
14 22 (2.37%) KVM
15 19 (2.04%) Snort
16 14 (1.51%) Varnish
16 14 (1.51%) Sendmail
17 12 (1.29%) qmail
18 11 (1.18%) XenApp
19 10 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (8.17%) Puppet
2 62 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
3 59 (6.34%) HP NNM
4 54 (5.81%) Nagios
5 36 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 33 (3.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 32 (3.44%) Backup Exec
8 27 (2.90%) SCOM
9 26 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 24 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (1.61%) MAILsweeper
11 15 (1.61%) SCCM
11 15 (1.61%) ZABBIX
12 14 (1.51%) NetBackup
13 12 (1.29%) Zenoss
13 12 (1.29%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.18%) HP SIM
14 11 (1.18%) ARCserve
15 8 (0.86%) logstash
15 8 (0.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 315 (33.87%) VMware
2 279 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 255 (27.42%) Cisco
4 188 (20.22%) Red Hat
5 122 (13.12%) HP
6 114 (12.26%) Juniper
7 103 (11.08%) F5
8 86 (9.25%) Oracle
9 75 (8.06%) Citrix
10 73 (7.85%) Symantec
11 68 (7.31%) NetApp
12 63 (6.77%) CheckPoint
13 43 (4.62%) EMC
14 33 (3.55%) IBM
14 33 (3.55%) MobileIron
15 29 (3.12%) Veritas
16 26 (2.80%) Mitel
16 26 (2.80%) Polycom
17 25 (2.69%) Dell
18 23 (2.47%) Facebook
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