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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 105 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 35 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 1.06% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 3.58% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 7
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
729 671 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.24% 29.70% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 415 496 415
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 16 September 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 50 (58.14%) HTTP
2 49 (56.98%) DNS
3 46 (53.49%) TCP/IP
4 45 (52.33%) Internet
5 39 (45.35%) SSL
6 38 (44.19%) LDAP
7 36 (41.86%) Firewall
8 35 (40.70%) Cisco
8 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
8 35 (40.70%) Degree
9 32 (37.21%) Windows
10 30 (34.88%) VMware
10 30 (34.88%) IMAP
11 29 (33.72%) Finance
12 28 (32.56%) OSPF
12 28 (32.56%) BGP
12 28 (32.56%) EIGRP
12 28 (32.56%) IGRP
12 28 (32.56%) TACACS
12 28 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (32.56%) F5
13 27 (31.40%) Load Balancing
13 27 (31.40%) CheckPoint
14 26 (30.23%) SOAP
14 26 (30.23%) SQL
14 26 (30.23%) QA
15 23 (26.74%) Capacity Management
16 21 (24.42%) LAN
16 21 (24.42%) WAN
17 20 (23.26%) C++

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (19.77%) IIS
1 17 (19.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.65%) GroupWise
4 2 (2.33%) Lync
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (58.14%) HTTP
2 49 (56.98%) DNS
3 46 (53.49%) TCP/IP
4 45 (52.33%) Internet
5 39 (45.35%) SSL
6 38 (44.19%) LDAP
7 36 (41.86%) Firewall
8 30 (34.88%) IMAP
9 28 (32.56%) OSPF
9 28 (32.56%) BGP
9 28 (32.56%) EIGRP
9 28 (32.56%) IGRP
9 28 (32.56%) TACACS
10 21 (24.42%) LAN
10 21 (24.42%) WAN
11 18 (20.93%) SNMP
12 17 (19.77%) SAN
12 17 (19.77%) VPN
12 17 (19.77%) NAS
13 13 (15.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) AQtime
1 17 (19.77%) WebLOAD
2 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 19 (22.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.47%) Marketing
4 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Publishing
5 4 (4.65%) German Language
6 3 (3.49%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.49%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Network Consultant
3 11 (12.79%) Consultant
3 11 (12.79%) Test Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Design Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Performance Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Security Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Senior Design Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Performance Test Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) Tester
6 6 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) SOAP
2 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 17 (19.77%) MAPI
3 4 (4.65%) ODBC
4 3 (3.49%) GWT
5 1 (1.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.47%) Smartphone
3 7 (8.14%) PKI
4 6 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.65%) iPhone
7 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.65%) CentOS
5 4 (4.65%) Android
5 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Load Balancing
2 23 (26.74%) Capacity Management
3 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) Network Design
3 17 (19.77%) Benchmarking
3 17 (19.77%) Network Management
4 13 (15.12%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (12.79%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.98%) Product Management
7 6 (6.98%) Service Management
7 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.65%) Change Control
9 4 (4.65%) Software Distribution
9 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.49%) Scrum
10 3 (3.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 20 (23.26%) C++
3 17 (19.77%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (3.49%) Java
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
3 5 (5.81%) MCITP
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CCIE
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
4 4 (4.65%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
3 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (19.77%) VMware ESX
3 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.98%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.81%) KVM
6 3 (3.49%) qmail
6 3 (3.49%) Squid
7 2 (2.33%) Postfix
7 2 (2.33%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (19.77%) HP NNM
2 6 (6.98%) PureDisk
2 6 (6.98%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.98%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) Cisco
1 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.88%) VMware
3 28 (32.56%) F5
4 27 (31.40%) CheckPoint
5 19 (22.09%) Juniper
6 17 (19.77%) HP
7 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.98%) Fujitsu
8 6 (6.98%) Pegasus
9 4 (4.65%) SOTI
9 4 (4.65%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.33%) Polycom
10 2 (2.33%) Siemens
10 2 (2.33%) Mitel
11 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
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