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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 219 207 234
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 42 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 3.34% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 11
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -
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
1078 957 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.15% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 891 779 854
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +23.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
(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 -12 20 £31,000 -38.00% 1
Cheshire -9 16 £65,000 +28.71%
Cumbria - 4 £32,500 - 1
Merseyside +13 1 £16,200 - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 70 (95.89%) DNS
2 52 (71.23%) .NET
3 37 (50.68%) Windows
3 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
4 34 (46.58%) MS Exchange
5 33 (45.21%) TCP/IP
5 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (43.84%) Internet
6 32 (43.84%) Perl
7 31 (42.47%) SQL
8 30 (41.10%) ITIL
8 30 (41.10%) SAN
8 30 (41.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (39.73%) Finance
10 28 (38.36%) Firewall
10 28 (38.36%) Clustering
11 27 (36.99%) Load Balancing
11 27 (36.99%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (35.62%) NAS
12 26 (35.62%) Norton AntiVirus
12 26 (35.62%) Symantec
12 26 (35.62%) VB.NET
13 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
14 24 (32.88%) SaaS
14 24 (32.88%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
16 18 (24.66%) IronPort
16 18 (24.66%) IIS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 34 (46.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (41.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (36.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (24.66%) IIS
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (8.22%) Lync
6 6 (8.22%) Apache
7 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.74%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.74%) nginx
8 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.88%) Amazon EC2
1 24 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (32.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (95.89%) DNS
2 33 (45.21%) TCP/IP
3 32 (43.84%) Internet
4 30 (41.10%) SAN
5 28 (38.36%) Firewall
6 26 (35.62%) NAS
7 8 (10.96%) DHCP
8 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
8 5 (6.85%) SNMP
9 4 (5.48%) OSPF
9 4 (5.48%) BGP
9 4 (5.48%) ICMP
9 4 (5.48%) HTTP
9 4 (5.48%) ADSL
9 4 (5.48%) Broadband
9 4 (5.48%) RIP
10 3 (4.11%) LDAP
10 3 (4.11%) VPN
10 3 (4.11%) MPLS
10 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) JMeter
2 3 (4.11%) Subversion
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Local Government
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Exchange Specialist
5 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.22%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Email Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (71.23%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) jQuery
3 2 (2.74%) HTML5
3 2 (2.74%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Clustering
2 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.70%) Linux
6 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.11%) CentOS
9 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.74%) UNIX
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) ITIL
2 27 (36.99%) Load Balancing
3 17 (23.29%) Migration
4 14 (19.18%) Load Testing
5 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
6 10 (13.70%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.70%) Change Management
6 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.11%) Workflow
8 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.74%) DevOps
8 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.74%) CRM
8 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) Perl
2 31 (42.47%) SQL
3 26 (35.62%) VB.NET
4 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) C#
9 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) CCNA
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) Squid
4 3 (4.11%) Samba
4 3 (4.11%) NFS
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.11%) KVM
5 2 (2.74%) Varnish
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (35.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (20.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.48%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Symantec
2 18 (24.66%) IronPort
3 10 (13.70%) McAfee
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) VMware
6 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.85%) Citrix
8 4 (5.48%) HP
8 4 (5.48%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) Juniper
9 3 (4.11%) BT
10 2 (2.74%) Sophos
10 2 (2.74%) Zend
10 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.37%) Redback
11 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.37%) NetApp
11 1 (1.37%) Apple
11 1 (1.37%) Avaya
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60 - £70000 per annum + Very rare, Exceptional Opportunity
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago