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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 88 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 45 46 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.10% 1.85% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.95% 6.27% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 15
Average salary £44,875 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.29% +5.33%
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
566 734 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.44% 29.58% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 406 417 497
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 63 (85.14%) DNS
2 45 (60.81%) Linux
3 41 (55.41%) HTTP
4 36 (48.65%) Perl
5 34 (45.95%) Python
5 34 (45.95%) Configuration Management
6 33 (44.59%) VMware
7 31 (41.89%) Nagios
8 30 (40.54%) TCP/IP
9 29 (39.19%) LDAP
10 27 (36.49%) Apache
10 27 (36.49%) SSL
11 25 (33.78%) MySQL
12 23 (31.08%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (31.08%) Puppet
12 23 (31.08%) OpenStack
13 22 (29.73%) ZABBIX
13 22 (29.73%) qmail
13 22 (29.73%) nginx
13 22 (29.73%) Tomcat
13 22 (29.73%) Squid
14 21 (28.38%) Degree
14 21 (28.38%) JBoss
14 21 (28.38%) WebLogic
15 20 (27.03%) Windows
15 20 (27.03%) Capacity Management
16 18 (24.32%) logstash
16 18 (24.32%) Graphite
16 18 (24.32%) Web Services
16 18 (24.32%) Incident Management

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (36.49%) Apache
2 23 (31.08%) OpenStack
3 22 (29.73%) nginx
3 22 (29.73%) Tomcat
4 21 (28.38%) WebLogic
4 21 (28.38%) JBoss
5 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.35%) IIS
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.86%) SaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (85.14%) DNS
2 41 (55.41%) HTTP
3 30 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 29 (39.19%) LDAP
5 27 (36.49%) SSL
6 17 (22.97%) VoIP
7 16 (21.62%) SNMP
8 13 (17.57%) Internet
8 13 (17.57%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (14.86%) Firewall
10 10 (13.51%) VPN
11 9 (12.16%) Network Security
11 9 (12.16%) OSPF
11 9 (12.16%) BGP
12 7 (9.46%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (9.46%) RIP
12 7 (9.46%) DHCP
13 5 (6.76%) FTP
13 5 (6.76%) SAN
14 4 (5.41%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Selenium
1 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (17.57%) Front Office
1 13 (17.57%) Back Office
2 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.81%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
1 14 (18.92%) Applications Support
2 12 (16.22%) Senior Support Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Back Office Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) DBA
8 3 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Web Services
2 17 (22.97%) MCollective
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.86%) Statistics
3 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.81%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 12 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.51%) UNIX
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) CentOS
5 5 (6.76%) SUSE
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Debian
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Configuration Management
2 20 (27.03%) Capacity Management
3 18 (24.32%) Incident Management
4 16 (21.62%) Network Design
4 16 (21.62%) Problem Management
5 10 (13.51%) Fault Management
5 10 (13.51%) Validation
6 9 (12.16%) ITIL
6 9 (12.16%) Network Management
7 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 5 (6.76%) Service Management
8 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.05%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Perl
2 34 (45.95%) Python
3 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) C++
5 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) C
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) CCNP
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.05%) CCSA
3 3 (4.05%) CCSE
3 3 (4.05%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 6 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Squid
1 22 (29.73%) qmail
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.41%) vSphere
4 4 (5.41%) vCloud
5 3 (4.05%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (41.89%) Nagios
2 23 (31.08%) Puppet
3 22 (29.73%) ZABBIX
4 18 (24.32%) logstash
4 18 (24.32%) Graphite
5 17 (22.97%) collectd
5 17 (22.97%) Cacti
5 17 (22.97%) Ganglia
6 7 (9.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.70%) HP NNM
7 2 (2.70%) SCCM
7 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) VMware
2 17 (22.97%) Splunk
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.51%) Huawei
5 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.76%) F5
6 5 (6.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle
7 4 (5.41%) Websense
7 4 (5.41%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.70%) Apple
9 2 (2.70%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) Juniper
9 2 (2.70%) Lotus
10 1 (1.35%) McAfee
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