The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 317 311 372
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +61
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 135 170 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.80% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 3.60% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 99 117 91
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
SMTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4331 4716 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 22.08% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3617 3543 3816
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SMTP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the South East region.

SMTP Salary Trend in the South East

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SMTP Salary Histogram in the South East

SMTP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +39 55 £55,000 +23.59% 4
Oxfordshire +21 31 £28,500 -30.90% 1
East Sussex -5 20 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Surrey -12 12 £35,000 -50.00%
Hampshire -26 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +25 7 £44,000 - 1
Kent -19 3 £42,500 +41.66% 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 133 (63.64%) DNS
2 127 (60.77%) Internet
3 87 (41.63%) TCP/IP
4 83 (39.71%) Degree
5 82 (39.23%) Microsoft
6 79 (37.80%) Windows
7 69 (33.01%) Linux
7 69 (33.01%) HTTP
8 62 (29.67%) Cisco
9 58 (27.75%) WAN
10 57 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 53 (25.36%) Computer Science
12 49 (23.44%) Firewall
13 47 (22.49%) LAN
14 42 (20.10%) Active Directory
14 42 (20.10%) VMware
15 39 (18.66%) Windows Server
16 37 (17.70%) MS Excel
17 36 (17.22%) SQL
17 36 (17.22%) Perl
17 36 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (16.27%) Unix
18 34 (16.27%) Python
18 34 (16.27%) IMail Server
19 33 (15.79%) FTP
19 33 (15.79%) C++
20 32 (15.31%) SQL Server
21 30 (14.35%) JavaScript
21 30 (14.35%) DHCP
22 29 (13.88%) SSL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.48%) IIS
3 21 (10.05%) Apache
4 14 (6.70%) JBoss
4 14 (6.70%) nginx
4 14 (6.70%) OpenStack
4 14 (6.70%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.22%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.39%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.44%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.44%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) Liferay
Applications
1 37 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.57%) SaaS
3 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.87%) Office 365
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Route 53
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 133 (63.64%) DNS
2 127 (60.77%) Internet
3 87 (41.63%) TCP/IP
4 69 (33.01%) HTTP
5 58 (27.75%) WAN
6 49 (23.44%) Firewall
7 47 (22.49%) LAN
8 33 (15.79%) FTP
9 30 (14.35%) DHCP
10 29 (13.88%) SSL
11 26 (12.44%) SAN
12 24 (11.48%) BGP
12 24 (11.48%) LDAP
12 24 (11.48%) OSPF
13 22 (10.53%) Wireshark
14 21 (10.05%) SNMP
15 19 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (8.61%) Ethernet
17 17 (8.13%) Cisco PIX
18 16 (7.66%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.00%) MySQL
3 11 (5.26%) Big Data
4 4 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.91%) Redis
4 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.96%) DB2
5 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.74%) AQtime
1 12 (5.74%) WebLOAD
2 6 (2.87%) WinDbg
3 4 (1.91%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.48%) GitLab
6 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (12.92%) Dutch Language
2 21 (10.05%) Front Office
3 9 (4.31%) Finance
4 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (24.40%) Support Engineer
2 34 (16.27%) Analyst
3 25 (11.96%) Consultant
4 24 (11.48%) Technical Support
5 20 (9.57%) Network Engineer
5 20 (9.57%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.13%) Network Support
6 17 (8.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 17 (8.13%) Technical Engineer
6 17 (8.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Administrator
7 13 (6.22%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) SaaS Analyst
7 13 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.74%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (5.26%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) Performance Tester
10 10 (4.78%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.78%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.40%) HTML
2 22 (10.53%) Web Services
3 14 (6.70%) .NET
3 14 (6.70%) LAMP
3 14 (6.70%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (6.22%) MCollective
5 12 (5.74%) MAPI
6 10 (4.78%) CSS
7 8 (3.83%) Regular Expression
8 6 (2.87%) Ajax
8 6 (2.87%) Flash
9 5 (2.39%) XML
10 4 (1.91%) REST
11 3 (1.44%) jQuery
11 3 (1.44%) JSON
11 3 (1.44%) SOAP
12 2 (0.96%) HTML5
12 2 (0.96%) Middleware
12 2 (0.96%) OAuth
12 2 (0.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.36%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.09%) Blog
4 18 (8.61%) Management Information System
5 17 (8.13%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.78%) PKI
7 7 (3.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.87%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) Statistics
9 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.96%) Clustering
10 2 (0.96%) iSeries
10 2 (0.96%) User Experience
11 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.80%) Windows
2 69 (33.01%) Linux
3 39 (18.66%) Windows Server
4 34 (16.27%) Unix
5 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.87%) Solaris
6 6 (2.87%) Windows NT
7 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.48%) CentOS
10 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.88%) Mentoring
3 23 (11.00%) Coaching
4 20 (9.57%) Incident Management
5 19 (9.09%) High Availability
5 19 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
6 17 (8.13%) Computer Security
6 17 (8.13%) CRM
6 17 (8.13%) Workflow
7 15 (7.18%) SDLC
7 15 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 14 (6.70%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.70%) Project Management
8 14 (6.70%) Scrum
9 13 (6.22%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (6.22%) Line Management
9 13 (6.22%) OO
9 13 (6.22%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.74%) Performance Engineering
10 12 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.22%) Perl
1 36 (17.22%) SQL
2 34 (16.27%) Python
3 33 (15.79%) C++
4 30 (14.35%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.22%) C#
5 13 (6.22%) Java
6 11 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.87%) C
8 3 (1.44%) PHP
8 3 (1.44%) PHP 5
8 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.96%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.96%) VB
9 2 (0.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.48%) Scala
10 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (39.71%) Degree
2 57 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (13.40%) CCNP
4 23 (11.00%) CCNA
5 17 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.78%) MCSE
7 7 (3.35%) CEH
8 6 (2.87%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.87%) RHCE
8 6 (2.87%) SANS
9 3 (1.44%) CISSP
10 2 (0.96%) CCIE
10 2 (0.96%) GIAC
11 1 (0.48%) CCSA
11 1 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
11 1 (0.48%) MCTS
11 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.48%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.44%) SLA
2 16 (7.66%) QA
System Software
1 42 (20.10%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.27%) IMail Server
3 23 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.66%) VMware ESX
5 13 (6.22%) qmail
5 13 (6.22%) Squid
6 10 (4.78%) Snort
7 4 (1.91%) Docker
7 4 (1.91%) LXC
8 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.44%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.48%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (7.18%) Nagios
2 14 (6.70%) Graphite
2 14 (6.70%) logstash
2 14 (6.70%) Puppet
2 14 (6.70%) ZABBIX
3 13 (6.22%) Cacti
3 13 (6.22%) collectd
3 13 (6.22%) Ganglia
4 12 (5.74%) Perfmon
5 7 (3.35%) WSUS
6 3 (1.44%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (39.23%) Microsoft
2 62 (29.67%) Cisco
3 42 (20.10%) VMware
4 24 (11.48%) Sophos
5 18 (8.61%) F5
6 16 (7.66%) CheckPoint
6 16 (7.66%) Splunk
7 15 (7.18%) Blue Coat
7 15 (7.18%) Riverbed
8 9 (4.31%) Juniper
8 9 (4.31%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.35%) Dell
9 7 (3.35%) Forcepoint
9 7 (3.35%) Google
9 7 (3.35%) IBM
9 7 (3.35%) Sourcefire
10 5 (2.39%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.39%) Oracle
11 4 (1.91%) Citrix
12 3 (1.44%) Novell
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