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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 96 128 132
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 43 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 1.31% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 1 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 18 April 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 73 (92.41%) DNS
2 51 (64.56%) HTTP
3 43 (54.43%) Cisco
3 43 (54.43%) Firewall
4 34 (43.04%) TCP/IP
5 33 (41.77%) CheckPoint
5 33 (41.77%) F5
6 31 (39.24%) Linux
7 29 (36.71%) Problem Management
8 27 (34.18%) SNMP
9 26 (32.91%) Load Balancing
10 25 (31.65%) DHCP
11 24 (30.38%) SSL
11 24 (30.38%) SOAP
11 24 (30.38%) BGP
11 24 (30.38%) Degree
12 22 (27.85%) Perl
13 21 (26.58%) Internet
13 21 (26.58%) Finance
13 21 (26.58%) Capacity Management
14 20 (25.32%) LDAP
15 19 (24.05%) ITIL
15 19 (24.05%) CCNP
15 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (24.05%) FWSM
15 19 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (24.05%) Cisco PIX
16 18 (22.78%) Open Source
16 18 (22.78%) Juniper
16 18 (22.78%) MPLS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (16.46%) Apache
2 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.33%) Lync
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.53%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (92.41%) DNS
2 51 (64.56%) HTTP
3 43 (54.43%) Firewall
4 34 (43.04%) TCP/IP
5 27 (34.18%) SNMP
6 25 (31.65%) DHCP
7 24 (30.38%) SSL
7 24 (30.38%) BGP
8 21 (26.58%) Internet
9 20 (25.32%) LDAP
10 19 (24.05%) FWSM
10 19 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (24.05%) Cisco PIX
11 18 (22.78%) MPLS
11 18 (22.78%) OSPF
12 17 (21.52%) WAN
13 16 (20.25%) Radio Access Network
13 16 (20.25%) Network Security
13 16 (20.25%) BIG-IP
13 16 (20.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (16.46%) MySQL
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Back Office
3 15 (18.99%) Retail
3 15 (18.99%) Billing
4 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) German Language
6 1 (1.27%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Network Engineer
1 17 (21.52%) IP Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Security Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Perl Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) SOAP
2 13 (16.46%) RESTful
3 2 (2.53%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Open Source
2 13 (16.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.66%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.86%) iPhone
5 5 (6.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Windows
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Android
4 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.80%) CentOS
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Problem Management
2 26 (32.91%) Load Balancing
3 21 (26.58%) Capacity Management
4 19 (24.05%) ITIL
5 15 (18.99%) CRM
6 11 (13.92%) Network Design
6 11 (13.92%) Network Management
7 10 (12.66%) Product Management
7 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 10 (12.66%) Service Management
7 10 (12.66%) OO
8 6 (7.59%) Release Management
9 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.80%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.80%) Change Control
11 2 (2.53%) Software Distribution
11 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Perl
2 15 (18.99%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) C++
4 13 (16.46%) PHP
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Degree
2 19 (24.05%) CCNP
2 19 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.19%) CCIE
4 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.13%) CCNA
4 8 (10.13%) MCSE
5 7 (8.86%) CCSA
5 7 (8.86%) CCSE
5 7 (8.86%) CCDP
6 5 (6.33%) MCITP
7 4 (5.06%) CCIP
8 3 (3.80%) MCP
8 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 8 (10.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) ProxySG
2 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (18.99%) HP NNM
2 4 (5.06%) OpenView
3 3 (3.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Cisco
2 33 (41.77%) CheckPoint
2 33 (41.77%) F5
3 18 (22.78%) Juniper
4 15 (18.99%) HP
4 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.46%) Blue Coat
6 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.13%) VMware
8 5 (6.33%) Redback
9 3 (3.80%) Citrix
9 3 (3.80%) Foundry
10 2 (2.53%) SOTI
10 2 (2.53%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.27%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago