The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 298 312 328
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 154 135 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 2.63% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 114 99 107
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4851 5137 5176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.70% 23.17% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 4033 4289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 68 £50,000 +66.66% 8
East Sussex +25 58 £25,000 -21.87% 2
Hampshire -22 9 £47,500 +31.03% 3
West Sussex 0 6 £40,610 +21.22%
Surrey -13 6 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,500 - 1
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Kent -4 1 - - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 139 (54.51%) DNS
2 136 (53.33%) HTTP
3 132 (51.76%) TCP/IP
4 106 (41.57%) Internet
5 102 (40.00%) Linux
6 90 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 83 (32.55%) LDAP
8 80 (31.37%) Firewall
9 72 (28.24%) Windows
9 72 (28.24%) WAN
10 65 (25.49%) SSL
11 64 (25.10%) Degree
12 58 (22.75%) FTP
13 56 (21.96%) LAN
14 55 (21.57%) Cisco
15 52 (20.39%) MS Excel
16 51 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 49 (19.22%) F5
18 47 (18.43%) VMware
19 44 (17.25%) Front Office
19 44 (17.25%) IMail Server
20 40 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (15.29%) SQL
21 39 (15.29%) BGP
22 37 (14.51%) DHCP
22 37 (14.51%) VPN
22 37 (14.51%) Finance
22 37 (14.51%) Debian
23 36 (14.12%) Juniper
24 35 (13.73%) UNIX

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (7.06%) IIS
1 18 (7.06%) WebSphere
2 17 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.27%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.71%) GroupWise
5 10 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (1.96%) CMS
6 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.57%) Apache
8 3 (1.18%) Lync
9 2 (0.78%) Liferay
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (5.88%) Basecamp
2 14 (5.49%) SaaS
3 4 (1.57%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 139 (54.51%) DNS
2 136 (53.33%) HTTP
3 132 (51.76%) TCP/IP
4 106 (41.57%) Internet
5 83 (32.55%) LDAP
6 80 (31.37%) Firewall
7 72 (28.24%) WAN
8 65 (25.49%) SSL
9 58 (22.75%) FTP
10 56 (21.96%) LAN
11 39 (15.29%) BGP
12 37 (14.51%) VPN
12 37 (14.51%) DHCP
13 33 (12.94%) OSPF
13 33 (12.94%) Wireshark
14 31 (12.16%) IMAP
15 29 (11.37%) TACACS
15 29 (11.37%) EIGRP
15 29 (11.37%) IGRP
16 28 (10.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.10%) MySQL
5 4 (1.57%) DB2
6 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.78%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.88%) AQtime
2 15 (5.88%) JIRA
2 15 (5.88%) WebLOAD
3 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.78%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.78%) Subversion
4 2 (0.78%) Maven
4 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.39%) WinDbg
General
1 44 (17.25%) Front Office
2 37 (14.51%) Finance
3 34 (13.33%) German Language
4 28 (10.98%) Dutch Language
5 20 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.53%) Law
7 6 (2.35%) French Language
8 5 (1.96%) Publishing
8 5 (1.96%) Retail
8 5 (1.96%) Marketing
9 4 (1.57%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (22.75%) Analyst
2 40 (15.69%) Network Engineer
3 36 (14.12%) Support Analyst
4 35 (13.73%) Consultant
5 30 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 30 (11.76%) Administrator
6 29 (11.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 29 (11.37%) Linux Administrator
7 28 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (8.63%) Applications Support
9 19 (7.45%) Security Analyst
10 15 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (5.49%) Firewall Engineer
12 13 (5.10%) Technical Support
12 13 (5.10%) Security Engineer
13 12 (4.71%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (4.31%) Network Consultant
15 10 (3.92%) Test Engineer
16 9 (3.53%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.63%) SOAP
2 19 (7.45%) MAPI
3 18 (7.06%) .NET
4 15 (5.88%) Web Services
5 14 (5.49%) HTML
6 8 (3.14%) XHTML
6 8 (3.14%) XML
6 8 (3.14%) Ajax
7 6 (2.35%) CSS
7 6 (2.35%) ODBC
8 4 (1.57%) Flash
8 4 (1.57%) CGI
8 4 (1.57%) SAML
8 4 (1.57%) Servlets
8 4 (1.57%) J2EE
8 4 (1.57%) XSLT
9 3 (1.18%) GWT
10 2 (0.78%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.39%) Memcached
11 1 (0.39%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.88%) Open Source
3 15 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.71%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.53%) CESG
5 9 (3.53%) Digital Media
6 8 (3.14%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.14%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.14%) PKI
7 6 (2.35%) iPhone
8 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.57%) PMI
9 2 (0.78%) Firmware
9 2 (0.78%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.39%) CMDB
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 102 (40.00%) Linux
2 72 (28.24%) Windows
3 37 (14.51%) Debian
4 35 (13.73%) UNIX
5 29 (11.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.84%) Ubuntu
7 20 (7.84%) Solaris
8 14 (5.49%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.53%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.35%) Android
11 6 (2.35%) CentOS
12 5 (1.96%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.78%) NetWare
13 2 (0.78%) SUSE
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.39%) SELinux
14 1 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 28 (10.98%) Capacity Management
3 26 (10.20%) SIEM
4 21 (8.24%) Problem Management
5 19 (7.45%) Network Management
6 18 (7.06%) Network Design
6 18 (7.06%) Incident Management
7 17 (6.67%) Service Management
8 16 (6.27%) Project Management
9 15 (5.88%) Benchmarking
9 15 (5.88%) DevOps
10 14 (5.49%) Product Management
11 13 (5.10%) Information Security
12 12 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (4.71%) ITIL
12 12 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (4.31%) Change Control
13 11 (4.31%) Computer Forensics
14 8 (3.14%) Ethical Hacking
14 8 (3.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.29%) SQL
2 32 (12.55%) Bash Shell
3 26 (10.20%) Perl
3 26 (10.20%) Java
4 18 (7.06%) C++
5 15 (5.88%) C#
6 10 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.92%) Ruby
7 5 (1.96%) Python
7 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (25.10%) Degree
2 30 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 24 (9.41%) SC Cleared
4 17 (6.67%) MCSE
4 17 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.27%) CCNA
5 16 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (5.88%) CCNP
7 14 (5.49%) MCITP
8 13 (5.10%) DV Cleared
8 13 (5.10%) GIAC
9 11 (4.31%) CCIE
10 7 (2.75%) MCSA
10 7 (2.75%) GCIA
10 7 (2.75%) CEH
11 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.18%) NCDA
12 3 (1.18%) NCIE
13 2 (0.78%) MCTS
13 2 (0.78%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.98%) QA
2 16 (6.27%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (17.25%) IMail Server
2 40 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (12.55%) Active Directory
4 22 (8.63%) Postfix
5 21 (8.24%) Snort
6 18 (7.06%) NFS
7 15 (5.88%) Samba
7 15 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 14 (5.49%) Hyper-V
9 10 (3.92%) KVM
10 5 (1.96%) qmail
10 5 (1.96%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.57%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.57%) Squid
11 4 (1.57%) Xen
11 4 (1.57%) Sendmail
12 3 (1.18%) XenServer
13 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.78%) UAG
13 2 (0.78%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 20 (7.84%) Puppet
2 18 (7.06%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (7.06%) HP NNM
3 5 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.96%) PureDisk
4 3 (1.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.78%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.78%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.39%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 90 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.57%) Cisco
3 49 (19.22%) F5
4 47 (18.43%) VMware
5 36 (14.12%) Juniper
6 34 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 33 (12.94%) Red Hat
8 24 (9.41%) Sourcefire
9 22 (8.63%) HP
10 12 (4.71%) NetApp
11 10 (3.92%) Citrix
12 8 (3.14%) EMC
13 7 (2.75%) Dell
13 7 (2.75%) LogRhythm
14 6 (2.35%) SOTI
14 6 (2.35%) Novell
14 6 (2.35%) MobileIron
15 5 (1.96%) ArcSight
15 5 (1.96%) Fujitsu
15 5 (1.96%) Tripwire
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