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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 119 137 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 20 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.33% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 1.12% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 21
Average salary £55,000 £39,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.24% -28.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £50,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%
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
620 716 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.50% 29.78% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 474 406 518
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (82.19%) DNS
2 52 (71.23%) HTTP
3 48 (65.75%) Linux
4 45 (61.64%) Degree
5 34 (46.58%) Windows
6 30 (41.10%) TCP/IP
7 27 (36.99%) Perl
8 25 (34.25%) VMware
9 23 (31.51%) Data Centre
10 22 (30.14%) Python
11 21 (28.77%) Internet
11 21 (28.77%) Computer Science
11 21 (28.77%) Problem Management
11 21 (28.77%) SaaS
11 21 (28.77%) Capacity Management
12 20 (27.40%) ITIL
12 20 (27.40%) SQL
12 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
13 19 (26.03%) SSL
13 19 (26.03%) Nagios
13 19 (26.03%) Configuration Management
13 19 (26.03%) Finance
13 19 (26.03%) ITIL V3
13 19 (26.03%) Mentoring
13 19 (26.03%) Load Balancing
14 18 (24.66%) QA
14 18 (24.66%) Project Management
14 18 (24.66%) Service Management
14 18 (24.66%) Client/Server
15 17 (23.29%) MySQL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (21.92%) Apache
2 15 (20.55%) OpenStack
3 11 (15.07%) JBoss
3 11 (15.07%) nginx
3 11 (15.07%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.48%) IIS
6 3 (4.11%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) SaaS
2 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (82.19%) DNS
2 52 (71.23%) HTTP
3 30 (41.10%) TCP/IP
4 21 (28.77%) Internet
5 19 (26.03%) SSL
6 17 (23.29%) LDAP
7 9 (12.33%) Wireshark
8 8 (10.96%) Firewall
8 8 (10.96%) FTP
9 5 (6.85%) POP3
9 5 (6.85%) SNMP
9 5 (6.85%) SSH
10 4 (5.48%) SAN
11 3 (4.11%) DHCP
11 3 (4.11%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (4.11%) IMAP
11 3 (4.11%) NAS
11 3 (4.11%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (4.11%) VoIP
12 2 (2.74%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) MySQL
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) AQtime
1 3 (4.11%) WebLOAD
2 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Back Office
2 3 (4.11%) Front Office
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Platform Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Support Engineer
3 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 15 (20.55%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Applications Support
7 10 (13.70%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) Senior Applications Support
8 9 (12.33%) Senior IT Support
8 9 (12.33%) Senior Support Engineer
9 8 (10.96%) Technical Support
9 8 (10.96%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (10.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (9.59%) Security Engineer
10 7 (9.59%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (9.59%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) LAMP
2 12 (16.44%) Web Services
3 11 (15.07%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (15.07%) MCollective
4 6 (8.22%) Regular Expression
4 6 (8.22%) RFC 2822
5 5 (6.85%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.11%) .NET
6 3 (4.11%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) HTML
6 3 (4.11%) MAPI
7 2 (2.74%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 1 (1.37%) CSS3
8 1 (1.37%) HTML5
8 1 (1.37%) jQuery
8 1 (1.37%) REST
8 1 (1.37%) RFC 2821
8 1 (1.37%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Data Centre
2 21 (28.77%) Computer Science
3 18 (24.66%) Client/Server
4 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Blog
6 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.11%) Statistics
8 2 (2.74%) User Experience
9 1 (1.37%) PKI
9 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (65.75%) Linux
2 34 (46.58%) Windows
3 12 (16.44%) Unix
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) CentOS
7 1 (1.37%) SUSE
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Capacity Management
1 21 (28.77%) Problem Management
2 20 (27.40%) ITIL
3 19 (26.03%) Configuration Management
3 19 (26.03%) ITIL V3
3 19 (26.03%) Load Balancing
3 19 (26.03%) Mentoring
4 18 (24.66%) Project Management
4 18 (24.66%) Service Management
5 17 (23.29%) High Availability
6 15 (20.55%) Product Management
7 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
9 9 (12.33%) Patch Management
10 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.22%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) SDLC
12 5 (6.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 5 (6.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) Perl
2 22 (30.14%) Python
3 20 (27.40%) SQL
4 16 (21.92%) C++
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.59%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.85%) Assembly Language
8 5 (6.85%) VB
8 5 (6.85%) VBScript
9 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.48%) C
10 3 (4.11%) C#
10 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (61.64%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.85%) CCNA
4 3 (4.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.74%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) CEH
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) GIAC
6 1 (1.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) QA
2 7 (9.59%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) qmail
2 11 (15.07%) Squid
3 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) Sendmail
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (26.03%) Nagios
2 16 (21.92%) Puppet
3 14 (19.18%) Graphite
3 14 (19.18%) logstash
3 14 (19.18%) ZABBIX
4 11 (15.07%) Cacti
4 11 (15.07%) collectd
4 11 (15.07%) Ganglia
5 5 (6.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.11%) Perfmon
7 2 (2.74%) WSUS
8 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) VMware
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) Splunk
4 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.59%) Forcepoint
6 5 (6.85%) Symantec
7 3 (4.11%) Huawei
7 3 (4.11%) Lotus
7 3 (4.11%) Novell
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco
8 2 (2.74%) F5
8 2 (2.74%) Foundry
8 2 (2.74%) Juniper
9 1 (1.37%) Zend
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