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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 308 295 272
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 137 134 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 2.91% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 151
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
4956 4603 5410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.55% 21.91% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3569 4432
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
East Sussex +19 55 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire -11 45 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire -7 13 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 12 £18,500 -47.14%
Surrey -28 6 £48,000 +12.94%
West Sussex -14 3 £40,610 +21.22%
Kent +4 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 135 (50.56%) TCP/IP
2 133 (49.81%) DNS
2 133 (49.81%) HTTP
3 119 (44.57%) Internet
4 93 (34.83%) Linux
5 92 (34.46%) Microsoft
6 82 (30.71%) LDAP
6 82 (30.71%) Firewall
6 82 (30.71%) Degree
7 74 (27.72%) SSL
8 73 (27.34%) Windows
9 58 (21.72%) WAN
10 54 (20.22%) Front Office
10 54 (20.22%) IMail Server
11 53 (19.85%) MS Excel
11 53 (19.85%) Cisco
12 48 (17.98%) Debian
13 47 (17.60%) FTP
13 47 (17.60%) SQL
13 47 (17.60%) F5
13 47 (17.60%) Load Balancing
14 46 (17.23%) VMware
15 44 (16.48%) VPN
16 41 (15.36%) LAN
17 40 (14.98%) DHCP
17 40 (14.98%) IMAP
18 38 (14.23%) Red Hat
19 37 (13.86%) Bash Shell
20 36 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (13.48%) VoIP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 20 (7.49%) IIS
1 20 (7.49%) Tomcat
2 17 (6.37%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.12%) Lotus Domino
4 11 (4.12%) GroupWise
5 9 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.50%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) CMS
7 3 (1.12%) Lync
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
8 2 (0.75%) Liferay
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Project
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (7.49%) Basecamp
4 14 (5.24%) SaaS
5 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 135 (50.56%) TCP/IP
2 133 (49.81%) DNS
2 133 (49.81%) HTTP
3 119 (44.57%) Internet
4 82 (30.71%) LDAP
4 82 (30.71%) Firewall
5 74 (27.72%) SSL
6 58 (21.72%) WAN
7 47 (17.60%) FTP
8 44 (16.48%) VPN
9 41 (15.36%) LAN
10 40 (14.98%) DHCP
10 40 (14.98%) IMAP
11 36 (13.48%) VoIP
12 33 (12.36%) IPsec
12 33 (12.36%) TACACS
13 32 (11.99%) EIGRP
13 32 (11.99%) IGRP
13 32 (11.99%) OSPF
13 32 (11.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.87%) MySQL
5 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.75%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.37%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) JIRA
1 20 (7.49%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.37%) AQtime
2 17 (6.37%) WebLOAD
3 5 (1.87%) Subversion
3 5 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.75%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 54 (20.22%) Front Office
2 33 (12.36%) Finance
3 30 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 30 (11.24%) German Language
4 25 (9.36%) Dutch Language
5 11 (4.12%) Marketing
6 8 (3.00%) Retail
7 6 (2.25%) Publishing
8 4 (1.50%) French Language
8 4 (1.50%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.50%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (22.10%) Analyst
2 45 (16.85%) Support Analyst
3 38 (14.23%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (14.23%) Administrator
4 37 (13.86%) Network Engineer
5 34 (12.73%) Consultant
6 31 (11.61%) Linux Administrator
6 31 (11.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 29 (10.86%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (7.87%) Applications Support
8 21 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.62%) Network Consultant
10 14 (5.24%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.87%) Firewall Engineer
11 13 (4.87%) Network Security Consultant
11 13 (4.87%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.87%) Security Analyst
12 11 (4.12%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) IT Support
14 9 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.11%) Web Services
2 26 (9.74%) SOAP
3 23 (8.61%) MAPI
4 20 (7.49%) .NET
5 14 (5.24%) HTML
6 10 (3.75%) XML
7 7 (2.62%) ODBC
8 5 (1.87%) XHTML
8 5 (1.87%) LAMP
8 5 (1.87%) Ajax
9 4 (1.50%) CGI
9 4 (1.50%) SAML
9 4 (1.50%) Flash
9 4 (1.50%) XSLT
9 4 (1.50%) CSS
9 4 (1.50%) Servlets
9 4 (1.50%) J2EE
10 3 (1.12%) GWT
11 2 (0.75%) Memcached
11 2 (0.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.24%) Open Source
3 21 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 18 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.62%) Digital Media
6 14 (5.24%) Mathematics
7 13 (4.87%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.37%) Smartphone
8 9 (3.37%) PKI
9 8 (3.00%) iPhone
9 8 (3.00%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.87%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.87%) CESG
12 4 (1.50%) PMI
13 2 (0.75%) EPoS
14 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.37%) iPad
14 1 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 93 (34.83%) Linux
2 73 (27.34%) Windows
3 48 (17.98%) Debian
4 32 (11.99%) UNIX
5 29 (10.86%) Ubuntu
6 28 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (5.62%) Solaris
9 10 (3.75%) Windows 7
10 8 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (3.00%) CentOS
10 8 (3.00%) Android
10 8 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.75%) SELinux
12 2 (0.75%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.75%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.60%) Load Balancing
2 34 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.99%) Capacity Management
3 24 (8.99%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (7.49%) DevOps
5 17 (6.37%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.37%) Network Design
5 17 (6.37%) Benchmarking
5 17 (6.37%) Network Management
6 14 (5.24%) Software Engineering
7 13 (4.87%) SIEM
7 13 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (4.49%) Project Management
9 11 (4.12%) ITIL
9 11 (4.12%) Service Management
9 11 (4.12%) Change Control
10 10 (3.75%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.75%) Product Management
10 10 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.60%) SQL
2 37 (13.86%) Bash Shell
3 36 (13.48%) Java
4 22 (8.24%) C++
5 17 (6.37%) C#
6 16 (5.99%) Perl
7 14 (5.24%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.62%) PHP
9 6 (2.25%) Ruby
10 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (30.71%) Degree
2 24 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.37%) CCNA
6 16 (5.99%) MCSE
6 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.87%) MCITP
8 11 (4.12%) CCNP
9 10 (3.75%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.37%) GIAC
11 8 (3.00%) GCIA
12 7 (2.62%) CCIE
13 5 (1.87%) MCSA
14 4 (1.50%) CEH
14 4 (1.50%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.12%) GCIH
15 3 (1.12%) NCDA
15 3 (1.12%) NCIE
16 2 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.11%) QA
2 11 (4.12%) SLA
3 7 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (20.22%) IMail Server
2 36 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 30 (11.24%) Postfix
5 28 (10.49%) NFS
6 20 (7.49%) Samba
7 19 (7.12%) Hyper-V
8 17 (6.37%) VMware ESX
9 13 (4.87%) Snort
10 9 (3.37%) Sendmail
11 7 (2.62%) KVM
12 6 (2.25%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.87%) qmail
13 5 (1.87%) Squid
14 4 (1.50%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.12%) XenServer
16 2 (0.75%) UAG
16 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.24%) Puppet
2 17 (6.37%) HP NNM
2 17 (6.37%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.25%) PureDisk
3 6 (2.25%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.12%) SCOM
5 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.37%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.37%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.37%) WMI
6 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 92 (34.46%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.85%) Cisco
3 47 (17.60%) F5
4 46 (17.23%) VMware
5 38 (14.23%) Red Hat
6 32 (11.99%) CheckPoint
7 31 (11.61%) Juniper
8 19 (7.12%) HP
9 11 (4.12%) Sourcefire
10 8 (3.00%) Citrix
11 7 (2.62%) MobileIron
11 7 (2.62%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.62%) SOTI
12 6 (2.25%) Fujitsu
12 6 (2.25%) EMC
12 6 (2.25%) NetApp
12 6 (2.25%) Pegasus
13 5 (1.87%) Dell
14 4 (1.50%) Google
14 4 (1.50%) Lotus
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