The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 135 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 19 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 1.21% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +74.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £55,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
SMTP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
600 660 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.72% 25.06% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 407 483 414
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SMTP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SMTP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SMTP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Rickmansworth -12 4 £33,000 -40.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £42,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 £41,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £62,500 -
SMTP
East of England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 36 (73.47%) MySQL
2 33 (67.35%) Linux
3 32 (65.31%) DNS
4 30 (61.22%) Apache
4 30 (61.22%) iptables
5 29 (59.18%) ITIL
6 27 (55.10%) NFS
6 27 (55.10%) Samba
6 27 (55.10%) Debian
6 27 (55.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (32.65%) Perl
8 15 (30.61%) Windows
8 15 (30.61%) VMware
9 14 (28.57%) Internet
10 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (24.49%) Web Application Development
11 11 (22.45%) SLA
12 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
12 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
12 10 (20.41%) POP3
12 10 (20.41%) PHP
12 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
13 9 (18.37%) IIS
14 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
14 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
15 7 (14.29%) HTTP
15 7 (14.29%) Cisco
15 7 (14.29%) MS Office

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (61.22%) Apache
2 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
3 9 (18.37%) IIS
4 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (12.24%) Lync
7 3 (6.12%) WordPress
7 3 (6.12%) nginx
7 3 (6.12%) Moodle
7 3 (6.12%) Joomla!
8 2 (4.08%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) Internet
3 10 (20.41%) POP3
3 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.29%) HTTP
5 6 (12.24%) SSL
5 6 (12.24%) Firewall
6 5 (10.20%) IMAP
7 3 (6.12%) SSH
7 3 (6.12%) SAN
7 3 (6.12%) X.400
7 3 (6.12%) X.500
7 3 (6.12%) LDAP
7 3 (6.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (73.47%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Administrator
1 18 (36.73%) Linux Administrator
2 12 (24.49%) Linux Specialist
2 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) LAMP
2 3 (6.12%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) XSLT
3 2 (4.08%) Ajax
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
3 2 (4.08%) LINQ
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
1 3 (6.12%) PKI
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Linux
2 27 (55.10%) Debian
2 27 (55.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Web Application Development
3 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.12%) Time Management
3 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) MVC
4 2 (4.08%) SDLC
5 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Perl
2 10 (20.41%) PHP
3 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) iptables
2 27 (55.10%) NFS
2 27 (55.10%) Samba
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.20%) Postfix
5 5 (10.20%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.12%) Sendmail
6 3 (6.12%) Varnish
6 3 (6.12%) Xen
6 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Nagios
1 3 (6.12%) Cacti
1 3 (6.12%) cPanel
2 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix