The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 184 183 162
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 40 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.52% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.21% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 56
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,305 £35,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -4.66%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1038 842 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.88% 16.14% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 874 698 922
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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
Gloucestershire +7 26 £42,500 -8.60% 3
Bristol -8 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Wiltshire - 4 £26,500 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 45 (70.31%) SQL Server
3 41 (64.06%) XML
4 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
6 37 (57.81%) DNS
6 37 (57.81%) HTML
7 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
8 29 (45.31%) HTTP
8 29 (45.31%) VMware
8 29 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (43.75%) Linux
10 27 (42.19%) Firewall
11 26 (40.63%) IIS
12 25 (39.06%) FTP
12 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
13 24 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 24 (37.50%) VPN
13 24 (37.50%) C#
13 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
13 24 (37.50%) SQL
13 24 (37.50%) Telecoms
13 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
14 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (32.81%) MySQL
16 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
16 20 (31.25%) CSS
16 20 (31.25%) .NET
16 20 (31.25%) XQuery
16 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 26 (40.63%) IIS
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.13%) nginx
4 2 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (48.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) DNS
2 29 (45.31%) HTTP
3 27 (42.19%) Firewall
4 25 (39.06%) FTP
5 24 (37.50%) VPN
6 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 18 (28.13%) SAN
8 14 (21.88%) LDAP
9 10 (15.63%) PPTP
9 10 (15.63%) IPsec
10 8 (12.50%) ISDN
10 8 (12.50%) VoIP
10 8 (12.50%) H.323
10 8 (12.50%) Network Security
11 7 (10.94%) DHCP
12 6 (9.38%) Internet
12 6 (9.38%) SNMP
13 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
13 4 (6.25%) IMAP
13 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (70.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 21 (32.81%) MySQL
4 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.50%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 24 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 20 (31.25%) Finance
3 10 (15.63%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 20 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 20 (31.25%) .NET Software Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Administrator
3 19 (29.69%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Junior
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support
8 4 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) XML
2 37 (57.81%) HTML
3 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 20 (31.25%) CSS
3 20 (31.25%) .NET
3 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (43.75%) Linux
4 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.94%) Solaris
7 5 (7.81%) CentOS
8 4 (6.25%) UNIX
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (12.50%) DNA
2 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.50%) High Availability
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL
3 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Security
5 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.56%) HOOD
5 1 (1.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) C#
1 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) XQuery
2 20 (31.25%) XPath
3 8 (12.50%) Perl
3 8 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Erlang
8 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (26.56%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) MCSE
2 9 (14.06%) MCSA
3 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 2 (3.13%) CCNA
5 2 (3.13%) MCTS
5 2 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) CCENT
6 1 (1.56%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
3 20 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 10 (15.63%) vSphere
5 7 (10.94%) Squid
5 7 (10.94%) qmail
6 5 (7.81%) NFS
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.69%) Postfix
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (15.63%) Nagios
3 8 (12.50%) logstash
4 4 (6.25%) MOM
4 4 (6.25%) SCCM
5 2 (3.13%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 29 (45.31%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.81%) NetApp
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) F5
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Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago