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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 336 342 305
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 106 82 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.40% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 1.96% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 82 63 106
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £23,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
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
4324 4176 4990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 20.28% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3328 3255 3995
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Surrey +16 25 £60,000 +45.45% 2
Hampshire -3 23 £38,500 -10.46% 2
Berkshire -30 22 £43,500 -20.90% 2
East Sussex -16 12 £40,000 +81.81% 2
Oxfordshire +20 11 £33,750 +26.16%
Kent - 10 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 100 (53.76%) HTTP
2 80 (43.01%) Linux
3 77 (41.40%) DNS
4 74 (39.78%) Windows
5 73 (39.25%) VMware
6 67 (36.02%) Load Balancing
7 65 (34.95%) Microsoft
8 63 (33.87%) Internet
9 56 (30.11%) TCP/IP
10 51 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (26.88%) Firewall
12 49 (26.34%) IMAP
13 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
14 45 (24.19%) UNIX
14 45 (24.19%) Hyper-V
15 43 (23.12%) SQL
16 40 (21.51%) Cisco
17 38 (20.43%) MS Excel
18 37 (19.89%) VPN
19 36 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (18.82%) Active Directory
21 34 (18.28%) .NET
22 33 (17.74%) WAN
22 33 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
23 32 (17.20%) SharePoint
24 30 (16.13%) VLAN
24 30 (16.13%) FTP
25 29 (15.59%) MAPI
25 29 (15.59%) JMS
25 29 (15.59%) C#

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 32 (17.20%) SharePoint
2 25 (13.44%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (12.37%) Apache
4 22 (11.83%) IIS
5 18 (9.68%) MS Exchange
6 13 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (5.91%) nginx
7 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.08%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.54%) CMS
11 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.76%) SaaS
3 5 (2.69%) Google Apps
3 5 (2.69%) Office 365
4 3 (1.61%) PaaS
4 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 100 (53.76%) HTTP
2 77 (41.40%) DNS
3 63 (33.87%) Internet
4 56 (30.11%) TCP/IP
5 50 (26.88%) Firewall
6 49 (26.34%) IMAP
7 37 (19.89%) VPN
8 33 (17.74%) WAN
9 30 (16.13%) FTP
9 30 (16.13%) VLAN
10 23 (12.37%) POP3
10 23 (12.37%) LAN
11 21 (11.29%) SSH
12 20 (10.75%) Telnet
12 20 (10.75%) BGP
13 19 (10.22%) Network Security
13 19 (10.22%) SSL
14 17 (9.14%) SAN
14 17 (9.14%) DHCP
15 15 (8.06%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (12.90%) MySQL
4 11 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Subversion
1 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.61%) Maven
2 3 (1.61%) ReSharper
2 3 (1.61%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (8.60%) Games
2 12 (6.45%) Front Office
3 9 (4.84%) French Language
4 6 (3.23%) German Language
5 5 (2.69%) Dutch Language
6 4 (2.15%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 30 (16.13%) Analyst
3 25 (13.44%) Developer
3 25 (13.44%) BizTalk Developer
4 24 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (12.90%) Administrator
5 19 (10.22%) Systems Engineer
5 19 (10.22%) Linux Administrator
5 19 (10.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.60%) Systems Support
8 15 (8.06%) Systems Support Engineer
9 12 (6.45%) Network Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.91%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.91%) Network Support
10 11 (5.91%) IT Support
11 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.28%) .NET
2 29 (15.59%) JMS
2 29 (15.59%) MAPI
3 28 (15.05%) .NET Framework
3 28 (15.05%) WCF
4 27 (14.52%) EDI
5 24 (12.90%) EDIFACT
5 24 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 20 (10.75%) HTML
7 14 (7.53%) jQuery
8 13 (6.99%) Web Services
9 6 (3.23%) XML
10 4 (2.15%) CSS
10 4 (2.15%) SAML
10 4 (2.15%) OpenID
10 4 (2.15%) OAuth2
11 3 (1.61%) VRML
11 3 (1.61%) HTML5
11 3 (1.61%) CSS3
11 3 (1.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.52%) Clustering
2 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.38%) PDA
4 10 (5.38%) iPhone
5 7 (3.76%) Open Source
6 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) EPoS
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.54%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 80 (43.01%) Linux
2 74 (39.78%) Windows
3 45 (24.19%) UNIX
4 36 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.44%) Solaris
7 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.53%) Windows 7
9 13 (6.99%) Windows 8
10 11 (5.91%) Ubuntu
11 10 (5.38%) Windows Vista
11 10 (5.38%) Android
11 10 (5.38%) Windows XP
12 9 (4.84%) Debian
13 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.54%) OpenSolaris
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.54%) CentOS
14 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.02%) Load Balancing
2 24 (12.90%) MVC
2 24 (12.90%) Web Application Development
3 20 (10.75%) SIEM
4 18 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (8.60%) ITIL
6 12 (6.45%) Migration
6 12 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.91%) Project Management
8 10 (5.38%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.38%) Network Design
8 10 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (4.84%) Capacity Management
9 9 (4.84%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.30%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.23%) Information Security
11 6 (3.23%) Change Control
11 6 (3.23%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.23%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.12%) SQL
2 29 (15.59%) C#
3 24 (12.90%) Perl
3 24 (12.90%) ActionScript
3 24 (12.90%) ActionScript 2.0
4 16 (8.60%) Java
5 12 (6.45%) Python
6 11 (5.91%) Ruby
7 10 (5.38%) VBScript
8 8 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.15%) PHP
9 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.61%) C++
10 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.61%) C
10 3 (1.61%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (14.52%) CCNA
3 20 (10.75%) Degree
3 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
4 18 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 17 (9.14%) CCNP
6 16 (8.60%) DV Cleared
7 14 (7.53%) MCSE
7 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (6.99%) MCSA
9 5 (2.69%) VCP4
9 5 (2.69%) GIAC
10 3 (1.61%) CEH
11 2 (1.08%) GCIA
11 2 (1.08%) GCIH
11 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.54%) CISSP
12 1 (0.54%) MCP
12 1 (0.54%) CCSE
12 1 (0.54%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (24.19%) Hyper-V
3 35 (18.82%) Active Directory
4 13 (6.99%) Sendmail
5 12 (6.45%) IMail Server
5 12 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (5.91%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.91%) Postfix
6 11 (5.91%) KVM
7 10 (5.38%) Xen
8 6 (3.23%) Snort
9 3 (1.61%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.08%) vSphere
11 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.54%) XenServer
11 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) Backup Exec
1 11 (5.91%) Puppet
2 5 (2.69%) Icinga
2 5 (2.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (2.69%) Legato
2 5 (2.69%) Nagios
3 4 (2.15%) Cacti
4 3 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.08%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 73 (39.25%) VMware
2 65 (34.95%) Microsoft
3 40 (21.51%) Cisco
4 19 (10.22%) Juniper
5 14 (7.53%) Fortinet
6 12 (6.45%) Veeam
7 11 (5.91%) Apple
8 10 (5.38%) Symantec
8 10 (5.38%) CommVault
8 10 (5.38%) Intel
8 10 (5.38%) Draytek
9 6 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.23%) Dell
10 5 (2.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.69%) F5
10 5 (2.69%) Sourcefire
10 5 (2.69%) Google
10 5 (2.69%) McAfee
10 5 (2.69%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
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