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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 229 230 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 15 20 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.29% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.78% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 50
Average salary £31,000 £67,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.07% +44.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,600 £38,625
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%
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
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +22 7 £27,500 -14.72% 3
Cheshire +9 6 £47,750 -29.25% 1
Merseyside -5 1 £32,500 +71.05% 2
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (79.31%) MS Exchange
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) DNS
3 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
5 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
7 12 (41.38%) Firewall
7 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 9 (31.03%) SAN
9 8 (27.59%) EMC
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
10 7 (24.14%) Network Security
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (24.14%) DHCP
10 7 (24.14%) FTP
10 7 (24.14%) LDAP
10 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (20.69%) Server Building
11 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.69%) XenApp
11 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
11 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) PowerShell

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (79.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Apache
6 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Route 53
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) SAN
5 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 7 (24.14%) FTP
5 7 (24.14%) LDAP
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) SNMP
7 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.90%) S/MIME
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) Broadband
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) SSH
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Server Building
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
5 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Market Research
5 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
5 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
3 5 (17.24%) Postfix
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.90%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) EMC
4 5 (17.24%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) Trustwave
7 1 (3.45%) Zend
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