The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 224 172 139
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -33
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 13 39 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.75% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 4.45% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 61
Average salary £34,750 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.61%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
963 876 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.29% 16.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 898
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SMTP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the South West region.

SMTP Salary Trend in the South West

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in the South West

SMTP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Gloucestershire -22 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire -2 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Somerset -3 2 £26,000 -22.83% 1
Devon - 2 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 46 (86.79%) TCP/IP
2 45 (84.91%) Windows
3 40 (75.47%) HTTP
3 40 (75.47%) DNS
4 37 (69.81%) Linux
5 33 (62.26%) LDAP
6 30 (56.60%) Firewall
7 28 (52.83%) SSL
8 27 (50.94%) DHCP
9 25 (47.17%) FTP
10 21 (39.62%) Telnet
11 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
12 17 (32.08%) Python
12 17 (32.08%) Solaris
12 17 (32.08%) Information Security
12 17 (32.08%) Cyber Security
13 15 (28.30%) VMware
13 15 (28.30%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (28.30%) Degree
13 15 (28.30%) SQL
14 14 (26.42%) Wireshark
14 14 (26.42%) SIEM
15 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
16 12 (22.64%) PHP
16 12 (22.64%) Network Security
17 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
17 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
17 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (20.75%) Internet
18 10 (18.87%) Cisco

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (86.79%) TCP/IP
2 40 (75.47%) HTTP
2 40 (75.47%) DNS
3 33 (62.26%) LDAP
4 30 (56.60%) Firewall
5 28 (52.83%) SSL
6 27 (50.94%) DHCP
7 25 (47.17%) FTP
8 21 (39.62%) Telnet
9 15 (28.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (26.42%) Wireshark
11 12 (22.64%) Network Security
12 11 (20.75%) Internet
13 10 (18.87%) tcpdump
14 9 (16.98%) Ethernet
14 9 (16.98%) SNMP
15 8 (15.09%) VPN
16 7 (13.21%) Kerberos
17 6 (11.32%) Unified Communications
18 5 (9.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (18.87%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Lead Network Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Solaris
4 10 (18.87%) UNIX
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) CentOS
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Information Security
1 17 (32.08%) Cyber Security
2 14 (26.42%) SIEM
3 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (18.87%) Network Architecture
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Software Deployment
5 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 6 (11.32%) Change Management
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.77%) Memory Management
10 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Python
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) PHP
4 7 (13.21%) Bourne shell
4 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.32%) GCIA
5 5 (9.43%) GCIH
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.66%) CCNP
7 3 (5.66%) CCNA
8 2 (3.77%) VCP4
9 1 (1.89%) GIAC
9 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) Snort
4 7 (13.21%) qmail
5 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.66%) XenApp
7 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.77%) vSphere
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Zenoss
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
1 7 (13.21%) yum
1 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.21%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) MOM
2 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco
4 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
4 8 (15.09%) Juniper
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) LogRhythm
7 3 (5.66%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (3.77%) Siemens
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.89%) IronPort
9 1 (1.89%) Apple
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) Trend Micro
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Salary: - £22,000- £30,000 Plus vehicle, mobile phone, expenses and overtime
Posted: 14 days ago
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