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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 199 203 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -86
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 41 33 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.56% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 3.50% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 115
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,550 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
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
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 36 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Devon - 3 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (85.14%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) TCP/IP
3 50 (67.57%) DNS
3 50 (67.57%) HTTP
4 41 (55.41%) Linux
5 38 (51.35%) FTP
5 38 (51.35%) Firewall
6 35 (47.30%) LDAP
7 29 (39.19%) SQL
7 29 (39.19%) DHCP
8 28 (37.84%) SSL
9 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
10 21 (28.38%) Python
10 21 (28.38%) Solaris
11 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
12 19 (25.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 19 (25.68%) C#
12 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
12 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
12 19 (25.68%) Telnet
12 19 (25.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (25.68%) Degree
12 19 (25.68%) XML
13 18 (24.32%) Internet
13 18 (24.32%) Information Security
13 18 (24.32%) Cyber Security
14 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
15 16 (21.62%) Finance
15 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (21.62%) VMware

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (12.16%) Apache
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.70%) nginx
6 2 (2.70%) Lync
6 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.97%) TCP/IP
2 50 (67.57%) DNS
2 50 (67.57%) HTTP
3 38 (51.35%) FTP
3 38 (51.35%) Firewall
4 35 (47.30%) LDAP
5 29 (39.19%) DHCP
6 28 (37.84%) SSL
7 19 (25.68%) Telnet
7 19 (25.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (24.32%) Internet
9 14 (18.92%) Wireshark
10 12 (16.22%) Network Security
11 11 (14.86%) VPN
12 8 (10.81%) tcpdump
13 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
13 7 (9.46%) Kerberos
13 7 (9.46%) SNMP
14 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
15 3 (4.05%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.16%) MySQL
5 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 16 (21.62%) Finance
3 10 (13.51%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) German Language
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Software Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (17.57%) .NET Developer
4 13 (17.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Lead Network Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Support
5 8 (10.81%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Technical Support
8 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) XML
2 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 13 (17.57%) HTML
2 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
2 13 (17.57%) CSS
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.46%) Open Source
5 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.05%) Smartcard
6 3 (4.05%) PKI
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (85.14%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) Linux
3 21 (28.38%) Solaris
4 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (13.51%) UNIX
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Information Security
1 18 (24.32%) Cyber Security
2 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 13 (17.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (16.22%) SIEM
5 9 (12.16%) Network Architecture
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.46%) TDD
6 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.46%) Software Deployment
7 6 (8.11%) Change Management
8 5 (6.76%) Analytics
9 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 21 (28.38%) Python
3 19 (25.68%) C#
3 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.92%) PHP
5 13 (17.57%) XQuery
5 13 (17.57%) XPath
6 8 (10.81%) Java
7 7 (9.46%) Perl
7 7 (9.46%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.11%) CCNA
5 5 (6.76%) CCNP
5 5 (6.76%) GCIA
5 5 (6.76%) GCIH
6 3 (4.05%) CCSA
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) GIAC
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) Snort
4 7 (9.46%) qmail
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (9.46%) Nagios
2 7 (9.46%) Zenoss
2 7 (9.46%) yum
2 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 7 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.11%) MOM
3 6 (8.11%) SCCM
4 2 (2.70%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco
4 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.81%) Juniper
6 5 (6.76%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.05%) F5
7 3 (4.05%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (4.05%) Nokia
8 2 (2.70%) Apple
8 2 (2.70%) Sophos
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix
8 2 (2.70%) IronPort
8 2 (2.70%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
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