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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 81 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 4 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 0.34% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.55% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 18
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
230 193 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.18% 22.06% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 171 176
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 19 (100.00%) HTTP
1 19 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (100.00%) Internet
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) SIEM
2 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (84.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Snort
4 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) GIAC
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (15.79%) CEH
4 3 (15.79%) FTP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) tcpdump
4 3 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) HTTP
1 19 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
1 19 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
2 3 (15.79%) tcpdump
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Solaris
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (84.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) GIAC
4 3 (15.79%) CEH
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft