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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 230 205 172
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -33
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 19 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.41% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.41% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 27
Average salary £34,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,478 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
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
1069 997 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.42% 17.22% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 894 772 908
Average salary £37,000 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 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 24 April 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 -10 9 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Somerset +11 4 £26,000 -22.83% 1
Wiltshire +5 3 £33,500 -29.47% 2
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 36 (81.82%) Windows
3 30 (68.18%) HTTP
4 27 (61.36%) DNS
4 27 (61.36%) Firewall
5 25 (56.82%) Linux
6 22 (50.00%) LDAP
7 19 (43.18%) DHCP
8 17 (38.64%) FTP
9 16 (36.36%) SSL
9 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
10 15 (34.09%) Telnet
10 15 (34.09%) VMware
11 14 (31.82%) SQL
12 13 (29.55%) Wireshark
13 12 (27.27%) Python
13 12 (27.27%) Solaris
13 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
14 11 (25.00%) Citrix
14 11 (25.00%) SNMP
14 11 (25.00%) Apache
14 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
14 11 (25.00%) Degree
15 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (22.73%) MySQL
15 10 (22.73%) Cisco
16 9 (20.45%) MS Office
16 9 (20.45%) ITIL
16 9 (20.45%) PHP
16 9 (20.45%) WAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 30 (68.18%) HTTP
3 27 (61.36%) DNS
3 27 (61.36%) Firewall
4 22 (50.00%) LDAP
5 19 (43.18%) DHCP
6 17 (38.64%) FTP
7 16 (36.36%) SSL
8 15 (34.09%) Telnet
9 13 (29.55%) Wireshark
10 11 (25.00%) SNMP
10 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
11 9 (20.45%) LAN
11 9 (20.45%) WAN
12 7 (15.91%) Kerberos
12 7 (15.91%) VPN
12 7 (15.91%) tcpdump
12 7 (15.91%) Unified Communications
12 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (11.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Network Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Network Support
8 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) WinForms
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Open Source
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) CESG
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Solaris
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.91%) UNIX
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
1 9 (20.45%) SIEM
1 9 (20.45%) Malware Analysis
2 8 (18.18%) Cyber Security
2 8 (18.18%) Change Management
2 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
3 7 (15.91%) Software Deployment
4 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
5 4 (9.09%) Memory Management
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) Python
3 9 (20.45%) PHP
4 7 (15.91%) Bourne shell
4 7 (15.91%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) GCIA
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.36%) CCNA
4 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.55%) GCIH
8 1 (2.27%) CISSP
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 7 (15.91%) Snort
4 7 (15.91%) qmail
5 5 (11.36%) vSphere
6 3 (6.82%) XenApp
6 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Nagios
1 7 (15.91%) Zenoss
1 7 (15.91%) yum
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) MOM
2 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper
6 4 (9.09%) Siemens
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.55%) LogRhythm
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago