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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 384 347 302
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -45
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 70 106 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 2.26% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 67 77 141
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
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
4891 4700 5426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.22% 21.30% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3643 3624 4492
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Berkshire -20 23 £37,500 - 3
East Sussex -4 17 £25,000 -37.50%
Hampshire -15 16 £36,625 -14.82% 3
Oxfordshire +13 11 £22,500 -40.00% 5
Buckinghamshire - 4 £32,000 -
Surrey -33 2 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Kent 0 1 £25,000 -23.07%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 110 (47.41%) HTTP
2 108 (46.55%) DNS
3 107 (46.12%) TCP/IP
4 96 (41.38%) Internet
5 87 (37.50%) Linux
6 74 (31.90%) Windows
7 68 (29.31%) Microsoft
7 68 (29.31%) Degree
8 58 (25.00%) Firewall
9 52 (22.41%) VMware
9 52 (22.41%) SSL
9 52 (22.41%) LDAP
10 45 (19.40%) Front Office
10 45 (19.40%) MS Excel
10 45 (19.40%) IMail Server
11 43 (18.53%) UNIX
12 42 (18.10%) SQL
13 41 (17.67%) Cisco
14 40 (17.24%) Debian
15 39 (16.81%) FTP
15 39 (16.81%) Active Directory
15 39 (16.81%) IMAP
16 38 (16.38%) WAN
17 36 (15.52%) Computer Science
18 35 (15.09%) Load Balancing
18 35 (15.09%) VPN
19 34 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (13.79%) DHCP
22 31 (13.36%) F5

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 21 (9.05%) IIS
2 13 (5.60%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.31%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.31%) Apache
5 8 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.59%) nginx
7 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.86%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.86%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.48%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.60%) Basecamp
4 10 (4.31%) SaaS
5 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 110 (47.41%) HTTP
2 108 (46.55%) DNS
3 107 (46.12%) TCP/IP
4 96 (41.38%) Internet
5 58 (25.00%) Firewall
6 52 (22.41%) SSL
6 52 (22.41%) LDAP
7 39 (16.81%) FTP
7 39 (16.81%) IMAP
8 38 (16.38%) WAN
9 35 (15.09%) VPN
10 32 (13.79%) DHCP
11 29 (12.50%) VoIP
12 28 (12.07%) LAN
13 23 (9.91%) SNMP
13 23 (9.91%) IPsec
14 22 (9.48%) Wireshark
15 21 (9.05%) VLAN
15 21 (9.05%) OSPF
15 21 (9.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.90%) MySQL
3 13 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.60%) JIRA
1 13 (5.60%) WebLOAD
1 13 (5.60%) AQtime
1 13 (5.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.16%) Subversion
2 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.72%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (19.40%) Front Office
2 21 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.19%) German Language
4 18 (7.76%) Dutch Language
5 13 (5.60%) Finance
6 11 (4.74%) Marketing
7 7 (3.02%) Retail
8 6 (2.59%) Games
9 5 (2.16%) Publishing
10 4 (1.72%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (21.55%) Analyst
2 37 (15.95%) Support Analyst
3 31 (13.36%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (13.36%) Administrator
4 28 (12.07%) Network Engineer
5 26 (11.21%) Systems Engineer
6 24 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (9.91%) Support Engineer
8 22 (9.48%) Consultant
8 22 (9.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 22 (9.48%) Linux Administrator
9 21 (9.05%) Applications Support
10 17 (7.33%) IT Support
11 15 (6.47%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (6.03%) Network Support
13 13 (5.60%) Network Support Engineer
13 13 (5.60%) Security Analyst
14 10 (4.31%) Technical Support
14 10 (4.31%) Network Consultant
15 9 (3.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.93%) Web Services
2 23 (9.91%) MAPI
3 17 (7.33%) SOAP
3 17 (7.33%) .NET
4 11 (4.74%) HTML
5 6 (2.59%) XML
6 5 (2.16%) LAMP
7 3 (1.29%) CSS
7 3 (1.29%) GWT
8 2 (0.86%) Memcached
8 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.43%) Servlets
9 1 (0.43%) J2EE
9 1 (0.43%) COM
9 1 (0.43%) XSLT
9 1 (0.43%) ODBC
9 1 (0.43%) Flash
9 1 (0.43%) XHTML
9 1 (0.43%) Ajax
9 1 (0.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.34%) Open Source
3 22 (9.48%) Mobile App
4 17 (7.33%) Digital Media
5 12 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 10 (4.31%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.88%) Smartphone
8 7 (3.02%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.02%) PKI
9 6 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.16%) CESG
10 5 (2.16%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.29%) EPoS
11 3 (1.29%) iPhone
12 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.43%) CMDB
12 1 (0.43%) iPad
12 1 (0.43%) PMI
12 1 (0.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 87 (37.50%) Linux
2 74 (31.90%) Windows
3 43 (18.53%) UNIX
4 40 (17.24%) Debian
5 30 (12.93%) Ubuntu
6 25 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (9.05%) Solaris
8 14 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.59%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.29%) CentOS
11 3 (1.29%) Android
12 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.86%) SELinux
12 2 (0.86%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.86%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.09%) Load Balancing
2 33 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.19%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (7.33%) Service Delivery
5 15 (6.47%) Capacity Management
6 14 (6.03%) DevOps
6 14 (6.03%) ITIL
7 13 (5.60%) Benchmarking
7 13 (5.60%) SIEM
8 12 (5.17%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.31%) Change Control
9 10 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.88%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.45%) Network Design
11 8 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (3.45%) Network Management
12 7 (3.02%) Information Security
12 7 (3.02%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.10%) SQL
2 28 (12.07%) Java
3 24 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 19 (8.19%) C++
5 17 (7.33%) Perl
6 13 (5.60%) C#
7 10 (4.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.45%) PHP
9 6 (2.59%) Ruby
10 5 (2.16%) VBScript
11 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.86%) C
13 1 (0.43%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (29.31%) Degree
2 25 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (10.34%) CCNA
4 20 (8.62%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.19%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.17%) CCNP
7 11 (4.74%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.31%) GCIA
8 10 (4.31%) MCSE
8 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.45%) GIAC
10 7 (3.02%) MCSA
11 5 (2.16%) GCIH
12 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.86%) MCITP
14 1 (0.43%) CEH
14 1 (0.43%) CISSP
14 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.43%) CISM
14 1 (0.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.33%) QA
2 11 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.45%) SLA
4 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (19.40%) IMail Server
2 39 (16.81%) Active Directory
3 34 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 25 (10.78%) Postfix
6 18 (7.76%) NFS
7 17 (7.33%) VMware ESX
8 13 (5.60%) Snort
8 13 (5.60%) Samba
8 13 (5.60%) Sendmail
9 7 (3.02%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.72%) qmail
11 4 (1.72%) Squid
12 3 (1.29%) KVM
12 3 (1.29%) XenServer
13 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.03%) Puppet
2 11 (4.74%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (3.45%) HP NNM
4 5 (2.16%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.72%) PureDisk
6 2 (0.86%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.43%) WMI
7 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.43%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 68 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 52 (22.41%) VMware
3 41 (17.67%) Cisco
4 31 (13.36%) F5
5 21 (9.05%) Juniper
5 21 (9.05%) CheckPoint
6 19 (8.19%) Red Hat
7 16 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 11 (4.74%) Sourcefire
9 9 (3.88%) HP
10 6 (2.59%) Citrix
10 6 (2.59%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.16%) Intel
12 4 (1.72%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.72%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.72%) McAfee
13 3 (1.29%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.29%) NetApp
13 3 (1.29%) Nokia
13 3 (1.29%) LogRhythm
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