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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 149 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 1 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.038% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 2.94% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
880 817 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 31.31% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 457 573 467
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (55.77%) TCP/IP
2 28 (53.85%) Degree
3 25 (48.08%) Internet
3 25 (48.08%) HTTP
4 23 (44.23%) IMAP
5 22 (42.31%) Windows
6 21 (40.38%) DNS
7 20 (38.46%) LDAP
8 19 (36.54%) SSL
8 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
8 19 (36.54%) VMware
8 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (34.62%) Firewall
9 18 (34.62%) Cisco
9 18 (34.62%) SQL
10 17 (32.69%) C++
10 17 (32.69%) SOAP
10 17 (32.69%) QA
11 16 (30.77%) F5
11 16 (30.77%) OSPF
11 16 (30.77%) BGP
11 16 (30.77%) TACACS
11 16 (30.77%) EIGRP
11 16 (30.77%) IGRP
12 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
12 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
12 15 (28.85%) .NET
12 15 (28.85%) IIS
13 14 (26.92%) C#

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (28.85%) IIS
2 8 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) TCP/IP
2 25 (48.08%) HTTP
2 25 (48.08%) Internet
3 23 (44.23%) IMAP
4 21 (40.38%) DNS
5 20 (38.46%) LDAP
6 19 (36.54%) SSL
7 18 (34.62%) Firewall
8 16 (30.77%) OSPF
8 16 (30.77%) BGP
8 16 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 16 (30.77%) IGRP
8 16 (30.77%) TACACS
9 14 (26.92%) SAN
9 14 (26.92%) NAS
10 13 (25.00%) SNMP
11 10 (19.23%) Wireshark
12 9 (17.31%) SCTP
12 9 (17.31%) M3UA
12 9 (17.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) WebLOAD
1 14 (26.92%) AQtime
2 4 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Publishing
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Design Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Senior Design Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Test Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Java Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) SOAP
2 15 (28.85%) .NET
3 14 (26.92%) MAPI
4 3 (5.77%) GWT
5 1 (1.92%) OLE
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.31%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Benchmarking
3 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 10 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (15.38%) Network Management
4 8 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 8 (15.38%) Network Design
5 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.69%) Change Control
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) OOP
7 3 (5.77%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.92%) Operations Management
8 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) C++
3 14 (26.92%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.92%) VMware ESX
3 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) qmail
5 2 (3.85%) Squid
6 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.92%) Postfix
6 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
1 8 (15.38%) HP NNM
2 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.69%) PureDisk
3 1 (1.92%) WMI
3 1 (1.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
1 19 (36.54%) VMware
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco
3 16 (30.77%) F5
4 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
5 9 (17.31%) Juniper
6 8 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Pegasus
7 4 (7.69%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) Siemens
9 1 (1.92%) Polycom
9 1 (1.92%) Mitel
9 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
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