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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 203 198 176
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 35 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.49% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 2.82% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 16
Average salary £35,000 £40,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £40,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1080 1027 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.07% 17.30% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 912 800 782
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 16 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Wiltshire -1 7 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Bristol -21 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Somerset - 2 £26,000 - 2
Devon - 1 - -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (80.85%) TCP/IP
2 33 (70.21%) Windows
3 29 (61.70%) DNS
4 25 (53.19%) Firewall
5 24 (51.06%) HTTP
6 22 (46.81%) Linux
6 22 (46.81%) DHCP
6 22 (46.81%) SQL
7 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
8 18 (38.30%) FTP
9 15 (31.91%) VMware
9 15 (31.91%) Wireshark
10 14 (29.79%) SSL
10 14 (29.79%) LDAP
11 12 (25.53%) vSphere
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.40%) SIEM
12 11 (23.40%) WAN
12 11 (23.40%) LAN
12 11 (23.40%) Citrix
12 11 (23.40%) Telnet
13 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
13 10 (21.28%) PHP
13 10 (21.28%) .NET
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.15%) MS Office
14 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
14 9 (19.15%) ITIL
14 9 (19.15%) Cisco

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) TCP/IP
2 29 (61.70%) DNS
3 25 (53.19%) Firewall
4 24 (51.06%) HTTP
5 22 (46.81%) DHCP
6 18 (38.30%) FTP
7 15 (31.91%) Wireshark
8 14 (29.79%) SSL
8 14 (29.79%) LDAP
9 11 (23.40%) WAN
9 11 (23.40%) LAN
9 11 (23.40%) Telnet
10 9 (19.15%) tcpdump
11 7 (14.89%) VPN
11 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
12 6 (12.77%) SMPP
12 6 (12.77%) SMS
13 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
13 5 (10.64%) SNMP
13 5 (10.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Network Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) jQuery
2 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (12.77%) WinForms
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.77%) CESG
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.64%) Solaris
7 4 (8.51%) CentOS
7 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) SIEM
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Workflow
4 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
5 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.64%) Information Security
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (8.51%) Memory Management
6 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
6 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) PHP
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.77%) GCIA
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) CISSP
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.38%) CCNP
7 2 (4.26%) GIAC
8 1 (2.13%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) vSphere
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
4 9 (19.15%) Snort
5 8 (17.02%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.13%) qmail
7 1 (2.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) MOM
3 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.13%) yum
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Siemens
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
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