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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 103 88 107
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 41 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.83% 2.10% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 6.75% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 13
Average salary £44,750 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,610 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.80%
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
599 741 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.78% 31.06% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 381 407 546
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (80.00%) DNS
2 30 (54.55%) Linux
3 25 (45.45%) HTTP
4 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
5 23 (41.82%) Perl
6 22 (40.00%) Python
6 22 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 21 (38.18%) VMware
7 21 (38.18%) LDAP
8 19 (34.55%) SSL
8 19 (34.55%) Nagios
9 16 (29.09%) Apache
10 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
10 15 (27.27%) VoIP
10 15 (27.27%) JBoss
10 15 (27.27%) Windows
10 15 (27.27%) MySQL
10 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
10 15 (27.27%) Squid
10 15 (27.27%) qmail
10 15 (27.27%) nginx
11 14 (25.45%) ZABBIX
11 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (25.45%) Network Design
11 14 (25.45%) OpenStack
11 14 (25.45%) SNMP
12 13 (23.64%) Capacity Management
12 13 (23.64%) Puppet
13 12 (21.82%) Degree
13 12 (21.82%) Firewall

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (29.09%) Apache
2 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 15 (27.27%) JBoss
2 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 15 (27.27%) nginx
3 14 (25.45%) OpenStack
4 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.82%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) DNS
2 25 (45.45%) HTTP
3 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
4 21 (38.18%) LDAP
5 19 (34.55%) SSL
6 15 (27.27%) VoIP
7 14 (25.45%) SNMP
8 12 (21.82%) Firewall
9 11 (20.00%) VPN
9 11 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
10 9 (16.36%) OSPF
10 9 (16.36%) Internet
10 9 (16.36%) BGP
10 9 (16.36%) Network Security
11 7 (12.73%) DHCP
11 7 (12.73%) RIP
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (9.09%) FTP
12 5 (9.09%) SAN
13 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
1 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.00%) Front Office
2 11 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Back Office Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) DBA
8 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Web Services
1 11 (20.00%) MCollective
2 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Statistics
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) UNIX
4 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) CentOS
5 4 (7.27%) SUSE
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Debian
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (25.45%) Network Design
3 13 (23.64%) Capacity Management
4 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (16.36%) Network Management
5 9 (16.36%) Problem Management
6 8 (14.55%) Fault Management
6 8 (14.55%) Validation
7 4 (7.27%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.64%) People Management
9 2 (3.64%) Email Management
9 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Perl
2 22 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) C
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.73%) CCNP
3 3 (5.45%) CCSA
3 3 (5.45%) CISSP
3 3 (5.45%) CCSE
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Squid
1 15 (27.27%) qmail
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.27%) vCloud
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Nagios
2 14 (25.45%) ZABBIX
3 13 (23.64%) Puppet
4 11 (20.00%) Cacti
4 11 (20.00%) Ganglia
4 11 (20.00%) collectd
4 11 (20.00%) logstash
4 11 (20.00%) Graphite
5 7 (12.73%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.64%) HP NNM
6 2 (3.64%) SCCM
6 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) VMware
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) Splunk
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) Huawei
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 5 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (7.27%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
6 4 (7.27%) Websense
7 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
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