The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 229 238 230
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 27 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.22% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.19% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 6
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% +79.06%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 1349 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.85% 18.38% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1061 876
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +6 15 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Manchester +12 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Lancashire +7 1 £37,123 -21.84% 2
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (94.94%) DNS
2 60 (75.95%) Cisco
3 50 (63.29%) Firewall
4 47 (59.49%) TCP/IP
5 45 (56.96%) Finance
5 45 (56.96%) Load Balancing
6 44 (55.70%) SSL
6 44 (55.70%) HP
7 43 (54.43%) LAN
7 43 (54.43%) WAN
7 43 (54.43%) LDAP
7 43 (54.43%) Internet
8 42 (53.16%) Network Management
9 40 (50.63%) WebSphere
9 40 (50.63%) F5
9 40 (50.63%) Capacity Management
9 40 (50.63%) EIGRP
9 40 (50.63%) IGRP
9 40 (50.63%) TACACS
9 40 (50.63%) OSPF
9 40 (50.63%) BGP
9 40 (50.63%) Network Design
9 40 (50.63%) HP NNM
9 40 (50.63%) SOAP
9 40 (50.63%) HTTP
9 40 (50.63%) CiscoWorks
9 40 (50.63%) Juniper
10 32 (40.51%) Windows
11 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
12 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (50.63%) WebSphere
2 23 (29.11%) IIS
3 21 (26.58%) Apache
4 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
5 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.33%) Lync
8 3 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.27%) nginx
10 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (94.94%) DNS
2 50 (63.29%) Firewall
3 47 (59.49%) TCP/IP
4 44 (55.70%) SSL
5 43 (54.43%) LAN
5 43 (54.43%) WAN
5 43 (54.43%) LDAP
5 43 (54.43%) Internet
6 40 (50.63%) EIGRP
6 40 (50.63%) IGRP
6 40 (50.63%) TACACS
6 40 (50.63%) OSPF
6 40 (50.63%) BGP
6 40 (50.63%) HTTP
7 21 (26.58%) DHCP
8 20 (25.32%) FTP
9 17 (21.52%) VLAN
10 8 (10.13%) VPN
11 5 (6.33%) MPLS
11 5 (6.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 7
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 45 (56.96%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.53%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Network Engineer
2 36 (45.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Architect
3 10 (12.66%) Platform Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Platform Manager
5 7 (8.86%) IT Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) IT Support
8 2 (2.53%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Administrator
8 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.27%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.27%) Installations Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) SOAP
2 16 (20.25%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
4 2 (2.53%) COM
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) XHTML
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.80%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Statistics
3 2 (2.53%) iPhone
3 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (32.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.53%) Android
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) UNIX
8 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) Load Balancing
2 42 (53.16%) Network Management
3 40 (50.63%) Capacity Management
3 40 (50.63%) Network Design
4 24 (30.38%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) ITIL
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.33%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.53%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.53%) Migration
9 1 (1.27%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.27%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.27%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.66%) MCSE
3 8 (10.13%) MCP
4 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) MCITP
6 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
7 1 (1.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Hyper-V
2 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.53%) Postfix
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.27%) Varnish
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 40 (50.63%) HP NNM
1 40 (50.63%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (3.80%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.53%) SCOM
3 2 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.27%) SCSM
4 1 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (75.95%) Cisco
2 44 (55.70%) HP
3 40 (50.63%) F5
3 40 (50.63%) Juniper
4 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.32%) VMware
6 9 (11.39%) Citrix
7 5 (6.33%) IronPort
8 3 (3.80%) Trend Micro
8 3 (3.80%) Sophos
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
9 2 (2.53%) Apple
9 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
10 1 (1.27%) Lotus
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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