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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 207 200 134
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -66
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 34 20 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.38% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 2.47% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 83
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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
1021 811 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.07% 15.22% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 861 637 956
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +10 24 £50,000 +4.16% 9
Bristol -2 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Dorset -10 3 £32,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £22,750 -
Devon - 1 £47,500 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 51 (69.86%) DNS
3 39 (53.42%) HTTP
4 37 (50.68%) TCP/IP
4 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
5 35 (47.95%) FTP
6 34 (46.58%) Linux
7 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
8 30 (41.10%) XML
8 30 (41.10%) SQL
9 28 (38.36%) Firewall
9 28 (38.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (35.62%) HTML
10 26 (35.62%) LDAP
11 25 (34.25%) MS Excel
12 22 (30.14%) C#
12 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
12 22 (30.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 22 (30.14%) VMware
12 22 (30.14%) Relational Database
13 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (28.77%) Finance
14 20 (27.40%) Telecoms
14 20 (27.40%) SSL
15 19 (26.03%) DHCP
15 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (24.66%) Mobile App
16 18 (24.66%) Mobile Application Development
16 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (23.29%) IIS
2 8 (10.96%) Apache
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) nginx
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (34.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (69.86%) DNS
2 39 (53.42%) HTTP
3 37 (50.68%) TCP/IP
4 35 (47.95%) FTP
5 28 (38.36%) Firewall
6 26 (35.62%) LDAP
7 20 (27.40%) SSL
8 19 (26.03%) DHCP
9 16 (21.92%) VPN
10 15 (20.55%) Internet
11 13 (17.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (17.81%) Network Security
12 12 (16.44%) Telnet
13 11 (15.07%) Wireshark
14 9 (12.33%) SAN
15 7 (9.59%) IPsec
15 7 (9.59%) tcpdump
16 5 (6.85%) SNMP
17 4 (5.48%) VoIP
17 4 (5.48%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (30.14%) Relational Database
3 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (15.07%) MySQL
6 4 (5.48%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.48%) Back Office
5 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Software Developer
2 18 (24.66%) .NET Developer
2 18 (24.66%) .NET Software Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Administrator
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Junior
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) XML
2 26 (35.62%) HTML
3 18 (24.66%) .NET
3 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
3 18 (24.66%) CSS
3 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) RESTful
5 1 (1.37%) LAMP
5 1 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) Smartcard
5 3 (4.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Linux
3 28 (38.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.33%) Solaris
6 5 (6.85%) CentOS
6 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.48%) UNIX
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Mobile Application Development
2 12 (16.44%) Information Security
3 10 (13.70%) Cyber Security
4 9 (12.33%) SIEM
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (8.22%) ITIL
8 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.48%) High Availability
9 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.48%) DNA
9 4 (5.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.11%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.74%) Time Management
11 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (1.37%) Capacity Management
12 1 (1.37%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) C#
2 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.66%) XQuery
3 18 (24.66%) XPath
4 10 (13.70%) PHP
5 9 (12.33%) Python
6 7 (9.59%) Perl
7 6 (8.22%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.85%) MCSA
7 4 (5.48%) MCSE
7 4 (5.48%) CCNA
7 4 (5.48%) GCIA
7 4 (5.48%) GCIH
8 3 (4.11%) CCNP
8 3 (4.11%) CCSA
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.37%) GIAC
10 1 (1.37%) LPIC
10 1 (1.37%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (9.59%) Snort
4 7 (9.59%) Squid
5 6 (8.22%) qmail
6 5 (6.85%) vSphere
6 5 (6.85%) NFS
7 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.37%) Postfix
8 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (6.85%) Nagios
3 4 (5.48%) SCCM
3 4 (5.48%) MOM
3 4 (5.48%) logstash
4 2 (2.74%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.37%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 14 (19.18%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.85%) Juniper
5 5 (6.85%) NetApp
5 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.48%) F5
6 4 (5.48%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.11%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (4.11%) Nokia
8 2 (2.74%) Apple
8 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro
8 2 (2.74%) Sophos
8 2 (2.74%) IronPort
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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