The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 87 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 50 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.10% 1.19% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.75% 3.85% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 4
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £36,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -3.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
741 701 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.06% 31.00% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 407 540 428
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
Berkshire

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 24 July 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 60 (66.67%) HTTP
2 57 (63.33%) DNS
3 42 (46.67%) Internet
4 40 (44.44%) Firewall
4 40 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 39 (43.33%) Cisco
6 38 (42.22%) SSL
7 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
8 36 (40.00%) LDAP
9 35 (38.89%) Finance
10 34 (37.78%) Load Balancing
11 32 (35.56%) F5
11 32 (35.56%) BGP
12 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
12 31 (34.44%) VMware
13 30 (33.33%) Windows
13 30 (33.33%) Capacity Management
14 29 (32.22%) Degree
14 29 (32.22%) QA
15 28 (31.11%) SQL
16 27 (30.00%) Linux
16 27 (30.00%) OSPF
16 27 (30.00%) TACACS
16 27 (30.00%) EIGRP
16 27 (30.00%) IGRP
17 26 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (26.67%) IMAP
18 24 (26.67%) SOAP
18 24 (26.67%) LAN
18 24 (26.67%) Juniper

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 16 (17.78%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.44%) GroupWise
5 2 (2.22%) Lync
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (66.67%) HTTP
2 57 (63.33%) DNS
3 42 (46.67%) Internet
4 40 (44.44%) Firewall
4 40 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 38 (42.22%) SSL
6 36 (40.00%) LDAP
7 32 (35.56%) BGP
8 27 (30.00%) OSPF
8 27 (30.00%) TACACS
8 27 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 27 (30.00%) IGRP
9 24 (26.67%) IMAP
9 24 (26.67%) LAN
9 24 (26.67%) WAN
10 16 (17.78%) SAN
10 16 (17.78%) NAS
11 14 (15.56%) MPLS
12 13 (14.44%) VPN
12 13 (14.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) AQtime
1 16 (17.78%) WebLOAD
2 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
4 4 (4.44%) German Language
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) French Language
5 3 (3.33%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Consultant
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Network Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Products Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) SOAP
2 16 (17.78%) .NET
2 16 (17.78%) MAPI
3 4 (4.44%) ODBC
4 3 (3.33%) GWT
5 1 (1.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.67%) PKI
4 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.44%) iPhone
5 4 (4.44%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Windows
2 27 (30.00%) Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.44%) Android
5 4 (4.44%) CentOS
5 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Load Balancing
2 30 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 20 (22.22%) Network Design
3 20 (22.22%) Network Management
4 16 (17.78%) Benchmarking
5 15 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 13 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (11.11%) Service Management
7 10 (11.11%) Project Management
7 10 (11.11%) Product Management
8 5 (5.56%) Release Management
8 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.44%) Software Distribution
10 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.33%) Scrum
10 3 (3.33%) OOP
10 3 (3.33%) OO
11 2 (2.22%) ITIL
11 2 (2.22%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) SQL
2 19 (21.11%) C++
3 16 (17.78%) C#
4 13 (14.44%) Perl
5 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.33%) Java
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) CCIE
2 9 (10.00%) CCNP
2 9 (10.00%) CCNA
2 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) MCITP
4 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (1.11%) MCTS
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (32.22%) QA
2 10 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (17.78%) VMware ESX
3 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) KVM
4 5 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.33%) Squid
5 3 (3.33%) qmail
6 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.22%) Postfix
6 2 (2.22%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (22.22%) HP NNM
2 5 (5.56%) PureDisk
2 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.11%) WMI
3 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (43.33%) Cisco
2 37 (41.11%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.56%) F5
4 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
4 31 (34.44%) VMware
5 24 (26.67%) Juniper
6 20 (22.22%) HP
7 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.56%) Fujitsu
8 5 (5.56%) Pegasus
9 4 (4.44%) SOTI
9 4 (4.44%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.22%) Siemens
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) Foundry
10 2 (2.22%) Polycom
10 2 (2.22%) Mitel
11 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Upon Application
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 20 days ago