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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 107 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 27 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 0.99% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 3.23% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 6
Average salary £48,750 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.27% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
733 711 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.63% 30.61% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 418 514 386
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 1 October 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (53.33%) HTTP
2 39 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 39 (52.00%) DNS
3 38 (50.67%) Internet
4 35 (46.67%) Degree
5 32 (42.67%) SSL
5 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
5 32 (42.67%) Windows
5 32 (42.67%) LDAP
6 31 (41.33%) Firewall
7 30 (40.00%) IMAP
8 28 (37.33%) Cisco
9 27 (36.00%) VMware
10 26 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (33.33%) SQL
12 23 (30.67%) OSPF
12 23 (30.67%) BGP
12 23 (30.67%) EIGRP
12 23 (30.67%) IGRP
12 23 (30.67%) TACACS
12 23 (30.67%) F5
12 23 (30.67%) QA
13 22 (29.33%) CheckPoint
13 22 (29.33%) Finance
13 22 (29.33%) SOAP
14 20 (26.67%) C++
14 20 (26.67%) Load Balancing
15 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
16 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
17 17 (22.67%) IIS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (22.67%) IIS
2 13 (17.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) GroupWise
5 2 (2.67%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (53.33%) HTTP
2 39 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 39 (52.00%) DNS
3 38 (50.67%) Internet
4 32 (42.67%) SSL
4 32 (42.67%) LDAP
5 31 (41.33%) Firewall
6 30 (40.00%) IMAP
7 23 (30.67%) OSPF
7 23 (30.67%) BGP
7 23 (30.67%) EIGRP
7 23 (30.67%) IGRP
7 23 (30.67%) TACACS
8 17 (22.67%) LAN
8 17 (22.67%) SAN
8 17 (22.67%) SNMP
8 17 (22.67%) WAN
8 17 (22.67%) NAS
9 16 (21.33%) VPN
10 13 (17.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) WebLOAD
1 17 (22.67%) AQtime
2 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.00%) Marketing
4 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Publishing
5 4 (5.33%) German Language
6 3 (4.00%) Italian Language
6 3 (4.00%) Spanish Language
6 3 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Network Engineer
1 11 (14.67%) Test Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Network Consultant
2 10 (13.33%) Consultant
3 9 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Performance Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Tester
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Java Programmer
7 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) SOAP
2 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) MAPI
3 4 (5.33%) ODBC
4 3 (4.00%) GWT
5 1 (1.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 7 (9.33%) PKI
4 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.33%) iPhone
7 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Android
4 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.67%) CentOS
5 2 (2.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Benchmarking
3 16 (21.33%) Capacity Management
4 13 (17.33%) Network Design
4 13 (17.33%) Network Management
4 13 (17.33%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Change Control
9 4 (5.33%) Software Distribution
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.00%) Scrum
10 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 3 (4.00%) Service Management
10 3 (4.00%) OOP
10 3 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (26.67%) C++
3 17 (22.67%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) MCSE
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.67%) MCITP
4 4 (5.33%) CCIE
4 4 (5.33%) CCNP
4 4 (5.33%) CCNA
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.67%) VMware ESX
3 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.00%) KVM
5 3 (4.00%) qmail
5 3 (4.00%) Squid
6 2 (2.67%) Postfix
6 2 (2.67%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) CiscoWorks
1 13 (17.33%) HP NNM
2 6 (8.00%) PureDisk
2 6 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.33%) Cisco
3 27 (36.00%) VMware
4 23 (30.67%) F5
5 22 (29.33%) CheckPoint
6 15 (20.00%) Juniper
7 13 (17.33%) HP
8 7 (9.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.00%) Fujitsu
9 6 (8.00%) Pegasus
10 4 (5.33%) MobileIron
10 4 (5.33%) SOTI
11 2 (2.67%) Polycom
11 2 (2.67%) Siemens
11 2 (2.67%) Mitel
12 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat