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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 324 315 287
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 114 126 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 2.73% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 96 158
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
4899 4614 5358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.72% 21.70% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3619 3603 4362
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +15 46 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire -11 34 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire +11 14 £20,500 -41.42% 1
Hampshire -2 14 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Surrey -36 4 £48,000 +12.94%
Kent 0 2 £60,000 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 128 (50.79%) TCP/IP
2 126 (50.00%) HTTP
3 125 (49.60%) DNS
4 109 (43.25%) Internet
5 90 (35.71%) Linux
6 84 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 79 (31.35%) Firewall
8 77 (30.56%) Degree
9 74 (29.37%) LDAP
10 72 (28.57%) Windows
11 66 (26.19%) SSL
12 53 (21.03%) WAN
13 50 (19.84%) Debian
14 48 (19.05%) Front Office
14 48 (19.05%) IMail Server
15 47 (18.65%) Cisco
15 47 (18.65%) SQL
16 46 (18.25%) MS Excel
17 45 (17.86%) FTP
17 45 (17.86%) VPN
18 43 (17.06%) VMware
19 42 (16.67%) F5
19 42 (16.67%) IMAP
19 42 (16.67%) Load Balancing
20 40 (15.87%) DHCP
21 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
21 36 (14.29%) LAN
21 36 (14.29%) VoIP
21 36 (14.29%) Java
22 35 (13.89%) UNIX

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.94%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.14%) IIS
3 13 (5.16%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.37%) Lotus Domino
5 11 (4.37%) GroupWise
6 10 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.19%) Lync
7 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.79%) nginx
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.79%) Apache
8 2 (0.79%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.13%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (7.94%) Basecamp
4 12 (4.76%) SaaS
5 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (50.79%) TCP/IP
2 126 (50.00%) HTTP
3 125 (49.60%) DNS
4 109 (43.25%) Internet
5 79 (31.35%) Firewall
6 74 (29.37%) LDAP
7 66 (26.19%) SSL
8 53 (21.03%) WAN
9 45 (17.86%) FTP
9 45 (17.86%) VPN
10 42 (16.67%) IMAP
11 40 (15.87%) DHCP
12 36 (14.29%) LAN
12 36 (14.29%) VoIP
13 31 (12.30%) IPsec
13 31 (12.30%) SNMP
14 27 (10.71%) TACACS
14 27 (10.71%) OSPF
14 27 (10.71%) BGP
14 27 (10.71%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.16%) MySQL
3 13 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (7.94%) JIRA
1 20 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.75%) WebLOAD
2 17 (6.75%) AQtime
3 5 (1.98%) Subversion
3 5 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.59%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
General
1 48 (19.05%) Front Office
2 30 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 28 (11.11%) German Language
4 26 (10.32%) Finance
5 22 (8.73%) Dutch Language
6 11 (4.37%) Marketing
7 8 (3.17%) Retail
8 6 (2.38%) Publishing
9 5 (1.98%) French Language
10 4 (1.59%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (20.24%) Analyst
2 39 (15.48%) Support Analyst
3 37 (14.68%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (14.68%) Administrator
4 35 (13.89%) Network Engineer
5 32 (12.70%) Consultant
6 29 (11.51%) Linux Administrator
6 29 (11.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 27 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (9.13%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (6.35%) Applications Support
10 13 (5.16%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.76%) Security Analyst
12 11 (4.37%) Test Engineer
12 11 (4.37%) Security Consultant
12 11 (4.37%) Network Security Consultant
12 11 (4.37%) IT Support
13 9 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
13 9 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.51%) Web Services
2 25 (9.92%) MAPI
3 22 (8.73%) SOAP
4 20 (7.94%) .NET
5 15 (5.95%) HTML
6 9 (3.57%) XML
7 7 (2.78%) ODBC
8 5 (1.98%) LAMP
9 4 (1.59%) CGI
9 4 (1.59%) SAML
9 4 (1.59%) XSLT
9 4 (1.59%) Servlets
9 4 (1.59%) J2EE
9 4 (1.59%) Flash
9 4 (1.59%) XHTML
9 4 (1.59%) Ajax
10 3 (1.19%) CSS
10 3 (1.19%) GWT
11 2 (0.79%) Memcached
12 1 (0.40%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.52%) Open Source
3 23 (9.13%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.75%) Digital Media
5 14 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 13 (5.16%) Blackberry
7 9 (3.57%) PKI
7 9 (3.57%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.17%) iPhone
9 6 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.98%) CESG
10 5 (1.98%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.59%) PMI
12 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.79%) EPoS
14 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.40%) iPad
14 1 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 90 (35.71%) Linux
2 72 (28.57%) Windows
3 50 (19.84%) Debian
4 35 (13.89%) UNIX
5 31 (12.30%) Ubuntu
6 26 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.35%) Solaris
9 10 (3.97%) Windows 7
10 8 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (3.17%) Android
10 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.17%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.38%) CentOS
12 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.79%) SELinux
13 2 (0.79%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.79%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.40%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (7.94%) DevOps
5 19 (7.54%) Capacity Management
6 18 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.75%) Benchmarking
8 14 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.16%) Network Design
9 13 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.16%) Network Management
10 12 (4.76%) SIEM
11 10 (3.97%) Change Control
11 10 (3.97%) ITIL
12 9 (3.57%) Project Management
13 8 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (2.78%) Service Management
14 7 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.65%) SQL
2 36 (14.29%) Java
3 35 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 22 (8.73%) C++
5 17 (6.75%) C#
6 14 (5.56%) Perl
7 13 (5.16%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.78%) PHP
9 6 (2.38%) Ruby
10 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (30.56%) Degree
2 21 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.54%) CCNA
5 16 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.35%) MCSE
6 13 (5.16%) MCITP
7 12 (4.76%) CCNP
8 11 (4.37%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.97%) GCIA
10 8 (3.17%) GIAC
11 7 (2.78%) CCIE
12 5 (1.98%) GCIH
12 5 (1.98%) MCSA
13 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.19%) NCDA
14 3 (1.19%) NCIE
15 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.52%) QA
2 12 (4.76%) SLA
3 7 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (19.05%) IMail Server
2 35 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 33 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (11.90%) Postfix
5 28 (11.11%) NFS
6 20 (7.94%) Samba
7 19 (7.54%) Hyper-V
8 17 (6.75%) VMware ESX
9 12 (4.76%) Snort
10 9 (3.57%) Sendmail
11 7 (2.78%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.98%) Squid
12 5 (1.98%) qmail
12 5 (1.98%) KVM
13 4 (1.59%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.19%) XenServer
15 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.79%) UAG
15 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.73%) Puppet
2 14 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
3 13 (5.16%) HP NNM
4 6 (2.38%) PureDisk
4 6 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.40%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.40%) WMI
7 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.65%) Cisco
3 43 (17.06%) VMware
4 42 (16.67%) F5
5 33 (13.10%) Red Hat
6 28 (11.11%) Juniper
7 27 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 15 (5.95%) HP
9 10 (3.97%) Sourcefire
10 9 (3.57%) Citrix
10 9 (3.57%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.78%) MobileIron
11 7 (2.78%) SOTI
12 6 (2.38%) Fujitsu
12 6 (2.38%) Pegasus
13 5 (1.98%) Dell
13 5 (1.98%) EMC
13 5 (1.98%) NetApp
14 4 (1.59%) Novell
14 4 (1.59%) Lotus
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
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Salary: £31,500 - £45,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
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