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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 236 216 244
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 14 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 3.17% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 5
Average salary £32,500 £39,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,610 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +16.02%
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
943 1040 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.45% 14.56% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 761 879 883
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Lancashire +1 7 £32,500 -12.45%
Manchester -6 5 £31,250 -20.88% 3
Cheshire -2 2 £37,500 -28.57%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 24 (88.89%) DNS
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
4 14 (51.85%) Cisco
5 12 (44.44%) HTTP
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) CCNA
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (37.04%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) CCNP
7 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 9 (33.33%) DHCP
7 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 8 (29.63%) SSH
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Project Management
9 7 (25.93%) SAN
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Apache
9 7 (25.93%) PHP
9 7 (25.93%) LAMP
9 7 (25.93%) CentOS
9 7 (25.93%) Magento
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (22.22%) nginx
10 6 (22.22%) MySQL
10 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (22.22%) CCIE

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Apache
3 6 (22.22%) nginx
4 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) Lync
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) DNS
2 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
3 12 (44.44%) HTTP
4 10 (37.04%) Firewall
5 9 (33.33%) VPN
5 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 8 (29.63%) SSH
7 7 (25.93%) SAN
8 5 (18.52%) FTP
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
9 4 (14.81%) Broadband
9 4 (14.81%) ICMP
9 4 (14.81%) SSL
10 3 (11.11%) VRRP
10 3 (11.11%) Wireless
10 3 (11.11%) OSPF
10 3 (11.11%) BGP
10 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
10 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
1 7 (25.93%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) CentOS
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Line Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Management
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CCNA
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCIE
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCP
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) McAfee
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (11.11%) Apple
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 3 (11.11%) Meru Networks
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
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