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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 93 111 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 46 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 0.97% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 3.23% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 5
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
747 682 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.89% 29.94% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 418 505 401
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 September 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (61.29%) HTTP
2 54 (58.06%) DNS
3 47 (50.54%) Internet
4 46 (49.46%) TCP/IP
5 39 (41.94%) SSL
6 38 (40.86%) LDAP
7 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
7 37 (39.78%) Firewall
8 36 (38.71%) Cisco
9 35 (37.63%) Degree
10 33 (35.48%) Finance
11 32 (34.41%) VMware
11 32 (34.41%) Windows
12 31 (33.33%) Load Balancing
13 30 (32.26%) IMAP
13 30 (32.26%) QA
14 29 (31.18%) F5
14 29 (31.18%) BGP
15 28 (30.11%) EIGRP
15 28 (30.11%) IGRP
15 28 (30.11%) TACACS
15 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
15 28 (30.11%) OSPF
15 28 (30.11%) SQL
15 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (29.03%) Capacity Management
17 26 (27.96%) Linux
17 26 (27.96%) SOAP
18 21 (22.58%) LAN
18 21 (22.58%) WAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (18.28%) IIS
1 17 (18.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.30%) GroupWise
3 4 (4.30%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.15%) Lync
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (61.29%) HTTP
2 54 (58.06%) DNS
3 47 (50.54%) Internet
4 46 (49.46%) TCP/IP
5 39 (41.94%) SSL
6 38 (40.86%) LDAP
7 37 (39.78%) Firewall
8 30 (32.26%) IMAP
9 29 (31.18%) BGP
10 28 (30.11%) EIGRP
10 28 (30.11%) IGRP
10 28 (30.11%) TACACS
10 28 (30.11%) OSPF
11 21 (22.58%) LAN
11 21 (22.58%) WAN
12 18 (19.35%) SNMP
13 17 (18.28%) VPN
13 17 (18.28%) SAN
13 17 (18.28%) NAS
14 14 (15.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) WebLOAD
1 17 (18.28%) AQtime
2 4 (4.30%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.68%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Publishing
4 6 (6.45%) Retail
5 4 (4.30%) German Language
6 3 (3.23%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
6 3 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Consultant
3 12 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Network Consultant
4 11 (11.83%) Test Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Design Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Performance Test Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Design Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Performance Tester
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) SOAP
2 17 (18.28%) MAPI
2 17 (18.28%) .NET
3 4 (4.30%) ODBC
4 3 (3.23%) GWT
5 1 (1.08%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.75%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.68%) Smartphone
4 7 (7.53%) PKI
5 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.30%) iPhone
8 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.30%) CentOS
5 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (4.30%) Android
6 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 27 (29.03%) Capacity Management
3 17 (18.28%) Network Management
3 17 (18.28%) Network Design
3 17 (18.28%) Benchmarking
4 13 (13.98%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (11.83%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (11.83%) Problem Management
6 10 (10.75%) Project Management
6 10 (10.75%) Service Management
6 10 (10.75%) Product Management
7 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Software Distribution
9 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.30%) Change Control
10 3 (3.23%) OOP
10 3 (3.23%) OO
10 3 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 20 (21.51%) C++
3 17 (18.28%) C#
4 9 (9.68%) Perl
5 8 (8.60%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.23%) Java
7 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (37.63%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) MCSE
3 5 (5.38%) CCIE
3 5 (5.38%) CCNP
3 5 (5.38%) CCNA
3 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.38%) MCITP
4 1 (1.08%) MCTS
4 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.26%) QA
2 6 (6.45%) SLA
3 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.28%) VMware ESX
3 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.38%) KVM
6 3 (3.23%) qmail
6 3 (3.23%) Squid
7 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.15%) Postfix
7 2 (2.15%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (18.28%) HP NNM
2 6 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.45%) PureDisk
3 1 (1.08%) WMI
3 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.71%) Cisco
3 32 (34.41%) VMware
4 29 (31.18%) F5
5 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
6 19 (20.43%) Juniper
7 17 (18.28%) HP
8 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.45%) Pegasus
9 6 (6.45%) Fujitsu
10 4 (4.30%) MobileIron
10 4 (4.30%) SOTI
11 2 (2.15%) Polycom
11 2 (2.15%) Mitel
11 2 (2.15%) Siemens
12 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat