The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 223 209 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 40 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 3.45% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 11
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1086 956 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 14.09% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 898 774 849
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SMTP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SMTP Salary Trend in the North West

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in the North West

SMTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Manchester +1 20 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Cheshire -16 16 £65,000 +30.00%
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 - 1
Merseyside +13 1 £16,200 - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 69 (95.83%) DNS
2 50 (69.44%) .NET
3 36 (50.00%) Windows
4 34 (47.22%) MS Exchange
4 34 (47.22%) Active Directory
5 32 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 32 (44.44%) Perl
5 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (43.06%) ITIL
7 30 (41.67%) Internet
8 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (40.28%) SQL
8 29 (40.28%) Firewall
8 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (38.89%) Load Balancing
9 28 (38.89%) Finance
9 28 (38.89%) SAN
10 27 (37.50%) Clustering
10 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (34.72%) NAS
11 25 (34.72%) Symantec
11 25 (34.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 25 (34.72%) VB.NET
12 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
12 23 (31.94%) SaaS
12 23 (31.94%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
14 17 (23.61%) IronPort
15 16 (22.22%) IIS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 34 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (22.22%) IIS
5 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.72%) Lync
6 7 (9.72%) Apache
7 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) nginx
8 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) Amazon EC2
1 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (31.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (95.83%) DNS
2 32 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 30 (41.67%) Internet
4 29 (40.28%) Firewall
5 28 (38.89%) SAN
6 25 (34.72%) NAS
7 8 (11.11%) DHCP
8 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
8 5 (6.94%) VPN
8 5 (6.94%) MPLS
8 5 (6.94%) SNMP
9 4 (5.56%) ICMP
9 4 (5.56%) OSPF
9 4 (5.56%) BGP
9 4 (5.56%) ADSL
9 4 (5.56%) Broadband
9 4 (5.56%) RIP
9 4 (5.56%) HTTP
9 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) JMeter
2 3 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 28 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Team Leader
5 7 (9.72%) Exchange Specialist
6 6 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) Email Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior
9 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (69.44%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
3 2 (2.78%) HTML5
3 2 (2.78%) REST
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Clustering
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.72%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.28%) Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) ITIL
2 28 (38.89%) Load Balancing
3 16 (22.22%) Migration
4 14 (19.44%) Load Testing
5 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.28%) Change Management
7 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
7 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
8 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.78%) DevOps
9 2 (2.78%) CRM
9 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Perl
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 25 (34.72%) VB.NET
4 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 2 (2.78%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) CCNA
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) MCTS
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Squid
3 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) NFS
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) Samba
4 3 (4.17%) Varnish
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.17%) KVM
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (19.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.17%) Nagios
3 3 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.17%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.78%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Symantec
2 17 (23.61%) IronPort
3 10 (13.89%) McAfee
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco
5 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.33%) VMware
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (4.17%) EMC
8 3 (4.17%) Juniper
8 3 (4.17%) BT
9 2 (2.78%) Zend
9 2 (2.78%) Mitel
9 2 (2.78%) Sophos
9 2 (2.78%) Siemens
9 2 (2.78%) Polycom
9 2 (2.78%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.39%) NetApp
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