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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 185 182 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 37 30 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.57% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 3.62% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1020 828 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.83% 15.83% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 850 696 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
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 23 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 23 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 +8 22 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bristol -14 11 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £26,500 - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 43 (70.49%) SQL Server
3 39 (63.93%) XML
4 38 (62.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
6 35 (57.38%) DNS
6 35 (57.38%) HTML
7 29 (47.54%) MS Excel
7 29 (47.54%) VMware
7 29 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (45.90%) HTTP
9 27 (44.26%) Linux
9 27 (44.26%) Firewall
10 26 (42.62%) IIS
10 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
11 25 (40.98%) VPN
12 23 (37.70%) FTP
12 23 (37.70%) Telecoms
13 22 (36.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 22 (36.07%) MySQL
13 22 (36.07%) C#
13 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
13 22 (36.07%) SQL
13 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
14 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
14 20 (32.79%) VMware ESX
15 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
16 18 (29.51%) XQuery
16 18 (29.51%) SAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (42.62%) IIS
2 10 (16.39%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.28%) nginx
4 2 (3.28%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (47.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (57.38%) DNS
2 28 (45.90%) HTTP
3 27 (44.26%) Firewall
4 25 (40.98%) VPN
5 23 (37.70%) FTP
6 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
7 18 (29.51%) SAN
8 15 (24.59%) LDAP
9 10 (16.39%) PPTP
9 10 (16.39%) IPsec
10 8 (13.11%) Network Security
10 8 (13.11%) H.323
10 8 (13.11%) ISDN
10 8 (13.11%) VoIP
10 8 (13.11%) DHCP
10 8 (13.11%) SNMP
11 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
12 4 (6.56%) Internet
12 4 (6.56%) SSL
12 4 (6.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (70.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.07%) MySQL
2 22 (36.07%) Relational Database
3 18 (29.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) Big Data
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 23 (37.70%) Telecoms
2 18 (29.51%) Finance
3 10 (16.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Administrator
3 19 (31.15%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (29.51%) Software Developer
4 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
4 18 (29.51%) .NET Software Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (18.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Technical Support
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Wintel Administrator
10 3 (4.92%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (63.93%) XML
2 35 (57.38%) HTML
3 18 (29.51%) .NET
3 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (3.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) LAMP
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Mobile App
2 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (44.26%) Linux
4 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
4 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) UNIX
6 5 (8.20%) CentOS
7 4 (6.56%) Solaris
8 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Mobile Application Development
2 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) DNA
3 8 (13.11%) High Availability
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.28%) TDD
5 2 (3.28%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.64%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.64%) HOOD
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) C#
1 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
1 22 (36.07%) SQL
2 18 (29.51%) XQuery
2 18 (29.51%) XPath
3 9 (14.75%) Perl
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Erlang
7 2 (3.28%) Bourne shell
7 2 (3.28%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.75%) MCSE
3 9 (14.75%) MCSA
4 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) CCNA
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.28%) CCNP
7 2 (3.28%) MCTS
7 2 (3.28%) MCITP
8 1 (1.64%) LPIC
8 1 (1.64%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.79%) VMware ESX
4 10 (16.39%) vSphere
5 8 (13.11%) qmail
6 7 (11.48%) Squid
7 5 (8.20%) NFS
8 3 (4.92%) Postfix
8 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (18.03%) Nagios
3 8 (13.11%) logstash
4 4 (6.56%) MOM
4 4 (6.56%) SCCM
5 3 (4.92%) Zenoss
6 2 (3.28%) YUM
6 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) SolarWinds
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle
5 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 3 (4.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) BMC
7 2 (3.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.64%) F5
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago