The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 78 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 9 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.12% 0.66% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 3.16% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 22
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SMTP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
237 190 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.37% 20.95% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 152 165 175
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SMTP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Southampton region.

SMTP Salary Trend in Southampton

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 29 (85.29%) TCP/IP
2 23 (67.65%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) WAN
2 23 (67.65%) HTTP
2 23 (67.65%) Internet
2 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) SIEM
3 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
4 20 (58.82%) DV Cleared
5 14 (41.18%) FTP
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
6 11 (32.35%) Apache
6 11 (32.35%) Telnet
6 11 (32.35%) SSH
7 10 (29.41%) Games
8 9 (26.47%) DNS
9 6 (17.65%) UNIX
9 6 (17.65%) MySQL
9 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
9 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
9 6 (17.65%) Postfix
9 6 (17.65%) Sendmail
9 6 (17.65%) nginx
9 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (14.71%) French Language
10 5 (14.71%) IMAP
10 5 (14.71%) Intel

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (32.35%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) nginx
3 5 (14.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) TCP/IP
2 23 (67.65%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) WAN
2 23 (67.65%) HTTP
2 23 (67.65%) Internet
3 14 (41.18%) FTP
4 11 (32.35%) Telnet
4 11 (32.35%) SSH
5 9 (26.47%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) IMAP
7 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
7 3 (8.82%) tcpdump
7 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (8.82%) LDAP
8 1 (2.94%) Firewall
8 1 (2.94%) IPsec
8 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (29.41%) Games
2 5 (14.71%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Account Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Account Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Support
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
3 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) BBC
2 1 (2.94%) CESG
2 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) SIEM
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Information Security
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Change Control
3 3 (8.82%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
1 5 (14.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) GIAC
4 3 (8.82%) CEH
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 6 (17.65%) Postfix
1 6 (17.65%) Sendmail
1 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.82%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Intel
3 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft