The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 134 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 7 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 1.30% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 4.33% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 11
Average salary £41,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.50%
SMTP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
692 669 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.40% 30.00% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 379 476 585
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SMTP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Reading region.

SMTP Salary Trend in Reading

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) HTTPS
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SaaS
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) Operations Management
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) HTTPS
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) POP3
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) CDMA
6 1 (11.11%) GPRS
6 1 (11.11%) GSM
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) MAPI
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Operations Management
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago