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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 296 275 319
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +44
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 134 201 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.96% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 4.51% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 160 114
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,610
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.65%
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
3663 4455 4916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.87% 21.34% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 3541 3738
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 45 £42,500 -5.02% 7
Hampshire -2 32 £43,000 -4.44% 5
East Sussex -2 30 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire -12 18 £28,500 -40.00% 1
Surrey -27 4 £45,000 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £35,000 -40.42%
Middlesex +11 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent +14 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 148 (56.49%) DNS
2 119 (45.42%) Internet
3 114 (43.51%) Linux
4 110 (41.98%) TCP/IP
5 93 (35.50%) HTTP
6 90 (34.35%) Microsoft
7 87 (33.21%) Windows
8 83 (31.68%) Degree
9 66 (25.19%) FTP
10 64 (24.43%) Firewall
11 61 (23.28%) MS Excel
12 60 (22.90%) Cisco
13 57 (21.76%) VMware
14 53 (20.23%) WAN
15 51 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (19.08%) Computer Science
17 48 (18.32%) Cisco Certification
18 46 (17.56%) SQL
19 44 (16.79%) C++
20 43 (16.41%) Active Directory
21 42 (16.03%) DHCP
21 42 (16.03%) IMail Server
22 41 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (15.65%) HTML
23 40 (15.27%) JavaScript
23 40 (15.27%) SQL Server
24 39 (14.89%) Java
25 38 (14.50%) LAN
25 38 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
26 35 (13.36%) Python

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (12.98%) Apache
2 23 (8.78%) nginx
3 20 (7.63%) IIS
4 19 (7.25%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.34%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.96%) JBoss
7 12 (4.58%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.58%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.67%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.91%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.15%) GroupWise
11 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.76%) CMS
12 2 (0.76%) Liferay
12 2 (0.76%) WordPress
13 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (23.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.16%) SaaS
2 17 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.67%) Office 365
5 4 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Route 53
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (56.49%) DNS
2 119 (45.42%) Internet
3 110 (41.98%) TCP/IP
4 93 (35.50%) HTTP
5 66 (25.19%) FTP
6 64 (24.43%) Firewall
7 53 (20.23%) WAN
8 42 (16.03%) DHCP
9 38 (14.50%) LAN
10 31 (11.83%) SSL
11 29 (11.07%) SSH
12 24 (9.16%) SAN
13 23 (8.78%) BGP
13 23 (8.78%) LDAP
14 21 (8.02%) VPN
15 20 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (7.63%) OSPF
16 19 (7.25%) Network Security
16 19 (7.25%) Wireshark
17 18 (6.87%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.45%) MySQL
3 14 (5.34%) Big Data
4 5 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.38%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (8.02%) Eclipse
2 14 (5.34%) WinDbg
3 11 (4.20%) AQtime
3 11 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.20%) WebLOAD
4 8 (3.05%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.05%) JUnit
4 8 (3.05%) Mockito
5 5 (1.91%) Subversion
6 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.15%) JIRA
7 2 (0.76%) GitLab
7 2 (0.76%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (11.07%) Dutch Language
2 21 (8.02%) Front Office
3 20 (7.63%) Finance
4 9 (3.44%) French Language
5 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.67%) Law
7 6 (2.29%) German Language
8 2 (0.76%) Japanese Language
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (19.85%) Support Engineer
2 38 (14.50%) Analyst
3 36 (13.74%) Network Engineer
4 34 (12.98%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (9.54%) Support Analyst
6 23 (8.78%) Consultant
7 22 (8.40%) Technical Support
8 21 (8.02%) SaaS Analyst
9 18 (6.87%) Applications Support
9 18 (6.87%) Service Desk Engineer
9 18 (6.87%) Tester
10 16 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (6.11%) Software Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Java Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Technical Support Engineer
12 14 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (5.34%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.65%) HTML
2 27 (10.31%) LAMP
3 23 (8.78%) LEMP Stack
4 21 (8.02%) CSS
5 16 (6.11%) .NET
6 14 (5.34%) Web Services
7 12 (4.58%) Flash
7 12 (4.58%) MCollective
7 12 (4.58%) Regular Expression
8 11 (4.20%) MAPI
9 10 (3.82%) jQuery
10 9 (3.44%) Ajax
10 9 (3.44%) SOAP
10 9 (3.44%) XML
11 8 (3.05%) Gherkin
12 7 (2.67%) CSS3
12 7 (2.67%) HTML5
12 7 (2.67%) JSON
12 7 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (2.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.08%) Computer Science
2 38 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.87%) Blog
4 15 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.20%) CESG
6 8 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.05%) PKI
7 7 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.67%) Statistics
8 6 (2.29%) Cybercrime
8 6 (2.29%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) iSeries
12 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) iPad
12 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (43.51%) Linux
2 87 (33.21%) Windows
3 35 (13.36%) Windows Server
4 33 (12.60%) Unix
5 10 (3.82%) CentOS
5 10 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.44%) Fedora
7 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.15%) Solaris
9 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.15%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.21%) Scrum
3 29 (11.07%) OO
4 27 (10.31%) ITIL
5 26 (9.92%) SDLC
6 25 (9.54%) CRM
7 24 (9.16%) TDD
8 23 (8.78%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.78%) OOP
9 22 (8.40%) Incident Management
10 21 (8.02%) High Availability
10 21 (8.02%) Software Engineering
11 20 (7.63%) Reverse Engineering
12 19 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (7.25%) Workflow
13 18 (6.87%) Computer Security
14 17 (6.49%) BDD
14 17 (6.49%) Coaching
14 17 (6.49%) Load Balancing
15 15 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.56%) SQL
2 44 (16.79%) C++
3 40 (15.27%) JavaScript
4 39 (14.89%) Java
5 35 (13.36%) Python
6 32 (12.21%) Perl
7 18 (6.87%) PHP
8 13 (4.96%) C#
9 12 (4.58%) C
10 11 (4.20%) Ruby
11 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.91%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.76%) AWK
13 2 (0.76%) sed
13 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (31.68%) Degree
2 48 (18.32%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (11.07%) CCNA
4 26 (9.92%) CCNP
5 13 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.58%) CISSP
6 12 (4.58%) RHCE
6 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.82%) RHCSA
9 9 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.29%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.91%) MCSE
12 3 (1.15%) CCIE
12 3 (1.15%) CEH
12 3 (1.15%) SANS
13 1 (0.38%) GIAC
13 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.78%) SLA
2 15 (5.73%) QA
System Software
1 43 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.03%) IMail Server
3 41 (15.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (9.16%) VMware ESX
5 16 (6.11%) vSphere
6 12 (4.58%) qmail
6 12 (4.58%) Squid
7 10 (3.82%) Postfix
7 10 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.44%) Sendmail
8 9 (3.44%) Snort
9 6 (2.29%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.38%) Docker
12 1 (0.38%) Firmware
12 1 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (5.73%) Puppet
2 14 (5.34%) Nagios
3 12 (4.58%) Cacti
3 12 (4.58%) collectd
3 12 (4.58%) Ganglia
3 12 (4.58%) Graphite
3 12 (4.58%) logstash
3 12 (4.58%) ZABBIX
4 11 (4.20%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.53%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.53%) WSUS
6 2 (0.76%) cPanel
6 2 (0.76%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 90 (34.35%) Microsoft
2 60 (22.90%) Cisco
3 57 (21.76%) VMware
4 25 (9.54%) Sophos
5 19 (7.25%) CheckPoint
6 16 (6.11%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.34%) Splunk
8 13 (4.96%) F5
9 11 (4.20%) IBM
10 9 (3.44%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.44%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.05%) Juniper
12 7 (2.67%) Sourcefire
13 6 (2.29%) MobileIron
13 6 (2.29%) Oracle
14 5 (1.91%) Citrix
14 5 (1.91%) EMC
14 5 (1.91%) Forcepoint
14 5 (1.91%) HP
15 4 (1.53%) Symantec
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