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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 261 312 306
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -6
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 191 160 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 3.19% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 100
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,610 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.80%
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
4410 5010 5174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 21.91% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3530 3806 4049
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +61 63 £70,000 +62.79% 1
Berkshire -24 52 £44,750 -10.50% 9
East Sussex -9 35 £25,000 -
Hampshire +22 26 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +22 8 £47,500 +156.75% 1
Middlesex +13 5 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
Kent +10 1 £30,000 -50.00%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 190 (53.22%) HTTP
2 159 (44.54%) Microsoft
3 148 (41.46%) DNS
4 132 (36.97%) Internet
5 125 (35.01%) Linux
6 124 (34.73%) SQL
7 120 (33.61%) TCP/IP
8 110 (30.81%) SQL Server
9 107 (29.97%) Windows
10 99 (27.73%) VMware
11 85 (23.81%) Load Balancing
12 80 (22.41%) .NET
13 79 (22.13%) MS Excel
14 78 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 76 (21.29%) Firewall
16 71 (19.89%) SharePoint
17 70 (19.61%) C#
18 69 (19.33%) Clustering
19 67 (18.77%) EDI
19 67 (18.77%) WCF
20 66 (18.49%) MySQL
21 64 (17.93%) SQL Server 2008
22 63 (17.65%) jQuery
22 63 (17.65%) .NET Framework
22 63 (17.65%) ActionScript 2.0
22 63 (17.65%) Entity Framework
22 63 (17.65%) ActionScript
22 63 (17.65%) JMS
22 63 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
22 63 (17.65%) MVC

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (19.89%) SharePoint
2 63 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 54 (15.13%) Apache
4 40 (11.20%) Tomcat
5 30 (8.40%) MS Exchange
6 19 (5.32%) IIS
6 19 (5.32%) JBoss
7 18 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (4.76%) nginx
9 16 (4.48%) OpenStack
10 15 (4.20%) WebLogic
11 13 (3.64%) CMS
12 12 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (1.40%) Drupal
15 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
16 3 (0.84%) SAS
17 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 79 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.80%) MS Office
3 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (4.48%) Office 365
2 11 (3.08%) SaaS
3 7 (1.96%) IaaS
3 7 (1.96%) PaaS
3 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 190 (53.22%) HTTP
2 148 (41.46%) DNS
3 132 (36.97%) Internet
4 120 (33.61%) TCP/IP
5 76 (21.29%) Firewall
6 61 (17.09%) LAN
6 61 (17.09%) WAN
7 52 (14.57%) DHCP
8 47 (13.17%) BGP
9 45 (12.61%) VPN
9 45 (12.61%) Network Security
10 44 (12.32%) FTP
11 43 (12.04%) SNMP
12 41 (11.48%) SSL
13 38 (10.64%) OSPF
14 36 (10.08%) IMAP
14 36 (10.08%) VoIP
15 33 (9.24%) VLAN
16 28 (7.84%) LDAP
17 26 (7.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 66 (18.49%) MySQL
3 64 (17.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (12.32%) Relational Database
5 33 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.04%) Subversion
2 12 (3.36%) Maven
2 12 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.12%) ReSharper
3 4 (1.12%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.56%) Selenium
4 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (16.81%) Front Office
2 23 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.04%) Back Office
3 18 (5.04%) Dutch Language
4 16 (4.48%) German Language
5 11 (3.08%) Games
6 10 (2.80%) Finance
7 9 (2.52%) Advertising
8 7 (1.96%) Marketing
9 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.12%) Retail
10 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (21.29%) Developer
2 63 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
3 62 (17.37%) Analyst
4 42 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 41 (11.48%) Applications Support
6 36 (10.08%) Security Engineer
7 35 (9.80%) Administrator
7 35 (9.80%) Consultant
8 33 (9.24%) Support Analyst
9 30 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
10 28 (7.84%) Support Engineer
11 23 (6.44%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
13 17 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
13 17 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (4.48%) IT Support
15 15 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
16 14 (3.92%) Senior Support Analyst
16 14 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (22.41%) .NET
2 67 (18.77%) EDI
2 67 (18.77%) WCF
3 63 (17.65%) jQuery
3 63 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 63 (17.65%) Entity Framework
3 63 (17.65%) JMS
3 63 (17.65%) EDIFACT
4 28 (7.84%) Web Services
5 17 (4.76%) HTML
6 16 (4.48%) MAPI
7 15 (4.20%) SOAP
8 11 (3.08%) MCollective
8 11 (3.08%) Ajax
8 11 (3.08%) XML
9 10 (2.80%) CSS
10 9 (2.52%) REST
11 8 (2.24%) JSON
12 5 (1.40%) J2EE
13 4 (1.12%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.33%) Clustering
2 37 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.76%) CESG
5 15 (4.20%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.20%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.80%) Statistics
6 10 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.52%) iPhone
7 9 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.52%) PDA
7 9 (2.52%) Replication
8 6 (1.68%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.56%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.56%) PKI
11 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 125 (35.01%) Linux
2 107 (29.97%) Windows
3 34 (9.52%) UNIX
4 23 (6.44%) Ubuntu
4 23 (6.44%) Windows 7
5 19 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.04%) Windows 8
7 17 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.48%) Android
9 14 (3.92%) Solaris
10 13 (3.64%) Debian
11 12 (3.36%) Mac OS
12 11 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (3.08%) Windows XP
13 9 (2.52%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.68%) CentOS
15 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.12%) SUSE
16 4 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 63 (17.65%) MVC
3 35 (9.80%) Configuration Management
3 35 (9.80%) ITIL
4 34 (9.52%) SIEM
5 20 (5.60%) Incident Management
6 19 (5.32%) Service Delivery
7 17 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 16 (4.48%) CRM
9 15 (4.20%) Capacity Management
9 15 (4.20%) Network Design
10 13 (3.64%) Server Monitoring
10 13 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.36%) Network Management
12 11 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.08%) Change Control
13 10 (2.80%) Validation
13 10 (2.80%) Fault Management
13 10 (2.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (34.73%) SQL
2 70 (19.61%) C#
3 63 (17.65%) ActionScript 2.0
3 63 (17.65%) ActionScript
4 58 (16.25%) Python
5 54 (15.13%) Perl
6 51 (14.29%) Java
7 25 (7.00%) PHP
8 24 (6.72%) JavaScript
8 24 (6.72%) Ruby
9 13 (3.64%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.68%) C
11 6 (1.68%) C++
12 5 (1.40%) PHP5
12 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (9.80%) CCNA
4 34 (9.52%) Degree
5 33 (9.24%) SC Cleared
6 29 (8.12%) DV Cleared
7 25 (7.00%) CISSP
7 25 (7.00%) CCNP
8 16 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.52%) MCSE
11 6 (1.68%) CCSA
11 6 (1.68%) CCSE
12 4 (1.12%) CCA
12 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.84%) CEH
13 3 (0.84%) CCVP
13 3 (0.84%) GIAC
14 2 (0.56%) CCIE
14 2 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) SLA
2 18 (5.04%) QA
3 6 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (13.45%) IMail Server
3 34 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 34 (9.52%) vSphere
4 33 (9.24%) Hyper-V
5 23 (6.44%) Xen
6 22 (6.16%) KVM
7 15 (4.20%) Squid
7 15 (4.20%) qmail
8 12 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.24%) ProxySG
10 4 (1.12%) Snort
10 4 (1.12%) Ceph
10 4 (1.12%) vCloud
11 3 (0.84%) Firmware
12 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.28%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (10.08%) Puppet
2 33 (9.24%) Nagios
3 16 (4.48%) ZABBIX
4 13 (3.64%) FortiGate
4 13 (3.64%) SCCM
5 11 (3.08%) collectd
5 11 (3.08%) logstash
5 11 (3.08%) Graphite
5 11 (3.08%) Cacti
5 11 (3.08%) Ganglia
6 9 (2.52%) SCVMM
6 9 (2.52%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.24%) Hyperic
8 7 (1.96%) SCOM
9 4 (1.12%) Icinga
10 3 (0.84%) WSUS
11 2 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 99 (27.73%) VMware
3 54 (15.13%) Cisco
4 21 (5.88%) Oracle
5 17 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.48%) Juniper
7 13 (3.64%) F5
7 13 (3.64%) Blue Coat
7 13 (3.64%) HP
7 13 (3.64%) NetApp
8 12 (3.36%) Splunk
9 11 (3.08%) Apple
10 10 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.80%) Citrix
10 10 (2.80%) Huawei
11 9 (2.52%) Veeam
11 9 (2.52%) Draytek
11 9 (2.52%) Symantec
12 8 (2.24%) Aruba
13 6 (1.68%) Perforce
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