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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 226 223 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 12 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.49% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 16
Average salary £34,000 £37,123 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.41% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1021 1010 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 14.95% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 786 785 947
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 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheshire - 6 £34,000 -
Lancashire -12 4 £32,500 -12.45%
Manchester +8 1 £47,500 +27.51% 2
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) DNS
3 23 (69.70%) TCP/IP
4 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
7 16 (48.48%) Load Balancing
8 15 (45.45%) IIS
9 13 (39.39%) ITIL
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (36.36%) SAN
10 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (36.36%) Migration
10 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 11 (33.33%) Cisco
11 11 (33.33%) .NET
12 10 (30.30%) Linux
12 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
12 10 (30.30%) Symantec
12 10 (30.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (30.30%) Clustering
13 9 (27.27%) Firewall
13 9 (27.27%) IronPort
13 9 (27.27%) Perl
13 9 (27.27%) SQL
13 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
13 9 (27.27%) NAS
13 9 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (24.24%) VPN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (45.45%) IIS
3 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.15%) Apache
6 4 (12.12%) nginx
7 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
7 1 (3.03%) JBoss
7 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) DNS
2 23 (69.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) SAN
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 9 (27.27%) NAS
5 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) DHCP
6 7 (21.21%) SSH
7 6 (18.18%) HTTP
8 5 (15.15%) FTP
8 5 (15.15%) Internet
9 4 (12.12%) VoIP
9 4 (12.12%) Broadband
9 4 (12.12%) SSL
10 3 (9.09%) ICMP
11 2 (6.06%) VRRP
11 2 (6.06%) Wireless
11 2 (6.06%) WEP
11 2 (6.06%) WPA
11 2 (6.06%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JMeter
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) LAMP
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) CentOS
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Load Balancing
2 13 (39.39%) ITIL
3 12 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.06%) Product Management
7 1 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 5 (15.15%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNA
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
2 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperic
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Symantec
3 9 (27.27%) IronPort
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Apple
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
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