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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 198 167 205
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +38
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 27 53 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.98% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 5.07% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 11
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,739 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in the South West

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 15 £41,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -21 8 £42,250 +0.59% 2
Wiltshire -13 2 £47,500 +11.11%
Somerset - 2 £33,695 -
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SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (70.42%) HTTP
2 41 (57.75%) Windows
3 36 (50.70%) Linux
3 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
4 34 (47.89%) Firewall
5 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
6 30 (42.25%) MySQL
6 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (38.03%) HTML
7 27 (38.03%) XML
8 26 (36.62%) DNS
8 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
9 25 (35.21%) Degree
10 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
11 23 (32.39%) VPN
11 23 (32.39%) FTP
12 19 (26.76%) Finance
12 19 (26.76%) VMware
12 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (26.76%) SNMP
12 19 (26.76%) .NET
12 19 (26.76%) C#
12 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
12 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (25.35%) LDAP
13 18 (25.35%) Nagios
13 18 (25.35%) VMware ESX
13 18 (25.35%) Telecoms
14 17 (23.94%) Computer Science

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (22.54%) IIS
2 15 (21.13%) Apache
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.86%) Lync
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (70.42%) HTTP
2 34 (47.89%) Firewall
3 26 (36.62%) DNS
4 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
5 23 (32.39%) VPN
5 23 (32.39%) FTP
6 19 (26.76%) SNMP
7 18 (25.35%) LDAP
8 16 (22.54%) Ethernet
9 14 (19.72%) Kerberos
10 12 (16.90%) SAN
11 11 (15.49%) SMPP
11 11 (15.49%) PPTP
11 11 (15.49%) IPsec
12 9 (12.68%) IMAP
13 7 (9.86%) DHCP
13 7 (9.86%) Unified Communications
14 5 (7.04%) SSL
14 5 (7.04%) ISDN
14 5 (7.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (42.25%) MySQL
3 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (21.13%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
6 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 18 (25.35%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.08%) Back Office
4 4 (5.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Developer
2 23 (32.39%) Administrator
3 19 (26.76%) .NET Developer
4 18 (25.35%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (16.90%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Administrator
7 9 (12.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.86%) Systems Developer
8 7 (9.86%) Perl Developer
8 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
8 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Network Administrator
10 2 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Support Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Exchange Administrator
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) HTML
1 27 (38.03%) XML
2 19 (26.76%) .NET
2 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 12 (16.90%) CSS
4 3 (4.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Computer Science
1 17 (23.94%) Open Source
2 12 (16.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Linux
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (23.94%) Windows 7
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.90%) Solaris
6 9 (12.68%) UNIX
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
2 14 (19.72%) TDD
2 14 (19.72%) Software Deployment
3 12 (16.90%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.63%) High Availability
6 4 (5.63%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) DNA
7 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.82%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.82%) Information Security
9 1 (1.41%) CRM
9 1 (1.41%) Change Management
9 1 (1.41%) Security Testing
9 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.41%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) Python
3 15 (21.13%) Perl
4 14 (19.72%) C
4 14 (19.72%) SQL
5 12 (16.90%) XQuery
5 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) XPath
6 8 (11.27%) C++
7 7 (9.86%) Bourne shell
8 6 (8.45%) Java
9 5 (7.04%) VB
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 2 (2.82%) Erlang
11 1 (1.41%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Degree
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (14.08%) MCSE
3 10 (14.08%) CCNA
3 10 (14.08%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.68%) MCSA
5 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.86%) MCITP
7 6 (8.45%) MCTS
7 6 (8.45%) CCNP
8 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (25.35%) VMware ESX
4 14 (19.72%) qmail
5 5 (7.04%) vSphere
6 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.82%) Postfix
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.82%) NFS
7 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Nagios
2 16 (22.54%) Puppet
2 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (19.72%) YUM
3 14 (19.72%) Zenoss
4 12 (16.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) VMware
3 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
3 4 (5.63%) Infoblox
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) Juniper
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.82%) Websense
4 2 (2.82%) Remedy
4 2 (2.82%) McAfee
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) BMC
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago