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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 205 190 146
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 33 21 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.41% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 2.51% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 72
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 836 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.47% 16.43% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 884 658 995
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 18 £37,500 -21.87% 2
Bristol -5 6 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £26,500 -
Dorset -5 3 £32,500 -2.25%
Cornwall - 2 £22,750 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 45 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 44 (63.77%) DNS
4 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
5 42 (60.87%) XML
6 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (55.07%) HTML
8 34 (49.28%) HTTP
9 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
10 29 (42.03%) Linux
10 29 (42.03%) Firewall
11 27 (39.13%) VMware
11 27 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (37.68%) IIS
12 26 (37.68%) FTP
12 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
13 25 (36.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 25 (36.23%) VPN
13 25 (36.23%) C#
13 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
13 25 (36.23%) SQL
13 25 (36.23%) Telecoms
13 25 (36.23%) Relational Database
14 24 (34.78%) Finance
15 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
16 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (30.43%) XPath
17 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 21 (30.43%) Mobile App

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (37.68%) IIS
2 8 (11.59%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (63.77%) DNS
2 34 (49.28%) HTTP
3 29 (42.03%) Firewall
4 26 (37.68%) FTP
5 25 (36.23%) VPN
6 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 16 (23.19%) SAN
7 16 (23.19%) LDAP
8 13 (18.84%) IPsec
9 12 (17.39%) Network Security
10 10 (14.49%) PPTP
10 10 (14.49%) Internet
11 8 (11.59%) ISDN
11 8 (11.59%) VoIP
11 8 (11.59%) SSL
11 8 (11.59%) H.323
12 7 (10.14%) DHCP
13 5 (7.25%) SNMP
14 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (5.80%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (36.23%) Relational Database
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (28.99%) MySQL
6 8 (11.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 25 (36.23%) Telecoms
2 24 (34.78%) Finance
3 10 (14.49%) Back Office
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Software Developer
2 21 (30.43%) .NET Developer
2 21 (30.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 20 (28.99%) Administrator
4 17 (24.64%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Support
6 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Junior
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) XML
2 38 (55.07%) HTML
3 21 (30.43%) .NET
3 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.43%) CSS
3 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
6 1 (1.45%) LAMP
6 1 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.35%) Smartcard
5 3 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (42.03%) Linux
4 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.70%) Solaris
7 5 (7.25%) CentOS
7 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.80%) UNIX
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Mobile Application Development
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) DNA
3 8 (11.59%) High Availability
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) Information Security
6 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.45%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.45%) Computer Security
9 1 (1.45%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) C#
1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) XQuery
2 21 (30.43%) XPath
3 8 (11.59%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) Perl
5 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.25%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) PHP
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) Erlang
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (24.64%) Degree
3 10 (14.49%) MCSA
4 9 (13.04%) MCSE
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.25%) CCNA
7 4 (5.80%) CCNP
8 3 (4.35%) CCSA
8 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) MCTS
9 2 (2.90%) MCITP
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.45%) LPIC
10 1 (1.45%) CCENT
10 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.09%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.59%) vSphere
5 7 (10.14%) Squid
6 6 (8.70%) qmail
7 5 (7.25%) NFS
8 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.45%) Postfix
10 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (36.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (13.04%) Nagios
3 8 (11.59%) logstash
4 4 (5.80%) MOM
4 4 (5.80%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 11 (15.94%) Cisco
4 8 (11.59%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.25%) NetApp
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) F5
7 3 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.35%) Nokia
8 2 (2.90%) Apple
8 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Sophos
9 1 (1.45%) IronPort
9 1 (1.45%) Trend Micro
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago