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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 348 322 277
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 92 112 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.52% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 2.42% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 77 86 146
Average salary £35,000 £38,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% -15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,250 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
4903 4622 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 21.47% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3585 4315
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 21 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 21 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
(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
East Sussex +8 33 £36,250 -9.37%
Berkshire -15 30 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Oxfordshire +21 15 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Hampshire +1 13 £35,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Kent +5 1 £60,000 -
Surrey -45 1 £57,500 +35.29% 3
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 118 (48.76%) TCP/IP
2 115 (47.52%) DNS
3 114 (47.11%) HTTP
4 102 (42.15%) Internet
5 87 (35.95%) Linux
6 76 (31.40%) Microsoft
7 75 (30.99%) Windows
8 72 (29.75%) Firewall
8 72 (29.75%) Degree
9 61 (25.21%) LDAP
10 55 (22.73%) SSL
11 48 (19.83%) Debian
12 47 (19.42%) VMware
12 47 (19.42%) WAN
13 46 (19.01%) SQL
13 46 (19.01%) Front Office
13 46 (19.01%) IMail Server
14 44 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 42 (17.36%) IMAP
16 41 (16.94%) VPN
16 41 (16.94%) Active Directory
17 40 (16.53%) Cisco
17 40 (16.53%) FTP
17 40 (16.53%) Load Balancing
18 39 (16.12%) UNIX
19 37 (15.29%) DHCP
19 37 (15.29%) F5
20 36 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (14.46%) Computer Science
22 34 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (8.26%) IIS
2 18 (7.44%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.79%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.37%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.48%) GroupWise
6 6 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.65%) Apache
8 3 (1.24%) nginx
8 3 (1.24%) Lync
8 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.83%) CMS
9 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 44 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.50%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (7.44%) Basecamp
4 10 (4.13%) SaaS
5 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 118 (48.76%) TCP/IP
2 115 (47.52%) DNS
3 114 (47.11%) HTTP
4 102 (42.15%) Internet
5 72 (29.75%) Firewall
6 61 (25.21%) LDAP
7 55 (22.73%) SSL
8 47 (19.42%) WAN
9 42 (17.36%) IMAP
10 41 (16.94%) VPN
11 40 (16.53%) FTP
12 37 (15.29%) DHCP
13 33 (13.64%) VoIP
14 30 (12.40%) LAN
15 28 (11.57%) SNMP
15 28 (11.57%) IPsec
16 25 (10.33%) Wireshark
17 23 (9.50%) SAN
18 22 (9.09%) OSPF
18 22 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.79%) MySQL
4 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) JIRA
1 18 (7.44%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.02%) AQtime
2 17 (7.02%) WebLOAD
3 5 (2.07%) Subversion
3 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.65%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (19.01%) Front Office
2 25 (10.33%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.50%) German Language
4 20 (8.26%) Dutch Language
5 18 (7.44%) Finance
6 11 (4.55%) Marketing
7 9 (3.72%) Retail
8 6 (2.48%) Publishing
9 3 (1.24%) French Language
10 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (20.25%) Analyst
2 37 (15.29%) Support Analyst
3 35 (14.46%) Systems Administrator
3 35 (14.46%) Administrator
4 33 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 26 (10.74%) Consultant
5 26 (10.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 26 (10.74%) Linux Administrator
6 25 (10.33%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (10.33%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (7.44%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.20%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.37%) Technical Support
10 12 (4.96%) Security Analyst
11 11 (4.55%) IT Support
11 11 (4.55%) Network Support
11 11 (4.55%) Test Engineer
12 10 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (4.13%) Network Consultant
13 9 (3.72%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.98%) Web Services
2 27 (11.16%) MAPI
3 20 (8.26%) .NET
4 18 (7.44%) SOAP
5 14 (5.79%) HTML
6 8 (3.31%) XML
7 5 (2.07%) LAMP
8 3 (1.24%) XHTML
8 3 (1.24%) Flash
8 3 (1.24%) XSLT
8 3 (1.24%) ODBC
8 3 (1.24%) CSS
8 3 (1.24%) Servlets
8 3 (1.24%) J2EE
8 3 (1.24%) CGI
8 3 (1.24%) SAML
8 3 (1.24%) Ajax
8 3 (1.24%) GWT
9 2 (0.83%) Memcached
10 1 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.92%) Open Source
3 23 (9.50%) Mobile App
4 17 (7.02%) Digital Media
5 14 (5.79%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.96%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.13%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.72%) Smartphone
8 9 (3.72%) PKI
9 5 (2.07%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.07%) CESG
9 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.65%) iPhone
11 3 (1.24%) PMI
11 3 (1.24%) EPoS
12 1 (0.41%) CMDB
12 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.95%) Linux
2 75 (30.99%) Windows
3 48 (19.83%) Debian
4 39 (16.12%) UNIX
5 31 (12.81%) Ubuntu
6 25 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (7.85%) Solaris
9 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.89%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.65%) CentOS
12 4 (1.65%) Android
12 4 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.83%) SELinux
13 2 (0.83%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.83%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.53%) Load Balancing
2 36 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.44%) DevOps
3 18 (7.44%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (7.44%) Service Delivery
4 17 (7.02%) Benchmarking
5 15 (6.20%) Capacity Management
5 15 (6.20%) ITIL
6 14 (5.79%) Software Engineering
7 13 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (4.96%) SIEM
9 10 (4.13%) Change Control
10 9 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.72%) Network Management
10 9 (3.72%) Network Design
11 8 (3.31%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (2.89%) CRM
12 7 (2.89%) Incident Management
13 6 (2.48%) Waterfall
13 6 (2.48%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.01%) SQL
2 34 (14.05%) Java
3 31 (12.81%) Bash Shell
4 22 (9.09%) C++
5 17 (7.02%) C#
6 14 (5.79%) Perl
7 12 (4.96%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.89%) PHP
9 6 (2.48%) Ruby
10 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.83%) VBScript
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (29.75%) Degree
2 23 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (9.09%) CCNA
4 21 (8.68%) Security Cleared
5 20 (8.26%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.20%) MCSE
7 13 (5.37%) CCNP
8 11 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.13%) GCIA
10 8 (3.31%) GIAC
10 8 (3.31%) MCITP
10 8 (3.31%) MCSA
11 5 (2.07%) GCIH
12 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.24%) CCIE
13 2 (0.83%) MCTS
14 1 (0.41%) MCP
14 1 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.68%) QA
2 10 (4.13%) SLA
2 10 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (19.01%) IMail Server
2 41 (16.94%) Active Directory
3 34 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (11.98%) Postfix
5 24 (9.92%) Hyper-V
5 24 (9.92%) NFS
6 18 (7.44%) VMware ESX
6 18 (7.44%) Samba
7 12 (4.96%) Snort
8 10 (4.13%) Sendmail
9 7 (2.89%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.07%) Squid
10 5 (2.07%) qmail
11 4 (1.65%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.24%) XenServer
12 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.24%) KVM
13 2 (0.83%) UAG
13 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (8.26%) Puppet
2 12 (4.96%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (3.72%) HP NNM
4 6 (2.48%) PureDisk
4 6 (2.48%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.83%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.41%) WMI
7 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 47 (19.42%) VMware
3 40 (16.53%) Cisco
4 37 (15.29%) F5
5 27 (11.16%) Juniper
6 26 (10.74%) Red Hat
7 22 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.37%) Fortinet
9 11 (4.55%) HP
10 10 (4.13%) Sourcefire
11 8 (3.31%) Citrix
12 6 (2.48%) Fujitsu
12 6 (2.48%) Pegasus
13 5 (2.07%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.24%) NetApp
14 3 (1.24%) Nokia
14 3 (1.24%) Novell
14 3 (1.24%) Siemens
14 3 (1.24%) Dell
14 3 (1.24%) EMC
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + +10% Bonus, +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Avios
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus and travel industry benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £31,500 - £45,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
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Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
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