The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 163 174 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 2 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% 0.34% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 2.33% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 4
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
504 558 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.58% 14.50% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 413 446 500
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SMTP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SMTP Salary Trend in Manchester

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) PKI

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) IMAP
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) ICMP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Extranet
4 1 (20.00%) POP3
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) IronPort
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
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