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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 125 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 1.74% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 5.57% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 14
Average salary £39,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
739 718 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 31.23% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 408 521 530
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 27 January 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (66.67%) HTTP
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) IIS
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Internet
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) SaaS
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) HTTPS
5 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (33.33%) Operations Management
6 6 (33.33%) IMAP
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) Smartphone
7 5 (27.78%) Marketing
7 5 (27.78%) SCTP
7 5 (27.78%) M3UA
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) SMPP
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) SOAP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) HTTP
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
4 7 (38.89%) HTTPS
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) IMAP
6 5 (27.78%) SCTP
6 5 (27.78%) SMPP
6 5 (27.78%) LDAP
6 5 (27.78%) Broadband
6 5 (27.78%) SNMP
6 5 (27.78%) M3UA
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) WLAN
7 4 (22.22%) POP3
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) IKE
7 4 (22.22%) IPX
7 4 (22.22%) IPX/SPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.56%) WebLOAD
1 1 (5.56%) AQtime
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Smartphone
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.56%) Pegasus