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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 222 222 232
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 13 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.93% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 17
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £36,698 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1110 1086 1296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.35% 15.49% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 836 832 1027
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 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 4 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 -1 8 £34,000 -32.00%
Manchester +10 2 £33,750 -28.94% 1
Lancashire -2 1 £32,500 -12.45% 1
Merseyside - 1 £19,000 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) DNS
3 25 (78.13%) TCP/IP
4 21 (65.63%) MS Exchange
5 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
6 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (53.13%) IIS
8 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (43.75%) ITIL
9 14 (43.75%) Load Balancing
10 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (37.50%) SAN
10 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 12 (37.50%) Migration
11 11 (34.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (34.38%) Symantec
11 11 (34.38%) .NET
11 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
12 10 (31.25%) SQL
12 10 (31.25%) Clustering
13 9 (28.13%) Firewall
13 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
13 9 (28.13%) Perl
13 9 (28.13%) Cisco
13 9 (28.13%) IronPort
13 9 (28.13%) NAS
13 9 (28.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (25.00%) VPN
15 7 (21.88%) Internet

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 21 (65.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (53.13%) IIS
3 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.25%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) DNS
2 25 (78.13%) TCP/IP
3 12 (37.50%) SAN
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) NAS
5 8 (25.00%) VPN
6 7 (21.88%) Internet
7 6 (18.75%) DHCP
8 5 (15.63%) FTP
9 4 (12.50%) SSL
9 4 (12.50%) VoIP
9 4 (12.50%) Broadband
9 4 (12.50%) SSH
10 3 (9.38%) ICMP
10 3 (9.38%) HTTP
11 2 (6.25%) RIP
11 2 (6.25%) SNMP
11 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
11 2 (6.25%) ISDN
11 2 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 3 (9.38%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
1 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.38%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) COM
3 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
5 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
1 14 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 12 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 4 (12.50%) Security Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Product Management
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mapping
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
3 9 (28.13%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (28.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.25%) ARCserve
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Symantec
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) IronPort
4 4 (12.50%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Meru Networks
6 2 (6.25%) Kaspersky
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Blackburn, Lancashire
Pillbox 38 (UK) Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 5 days ago