The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 80 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.77% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
SMTP
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 130 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.74% 17.78% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 144
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,616
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SMTP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SMTP Salary Trend in the North East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) H.323
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) POP3
2 2 (66.67%) IKE
2 2 (66.67%) IPX

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IGRP
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix