The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 72 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 14 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.47% 3.26% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 13.76% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 14
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 189 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.17% 23.68% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 175 168 177
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
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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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Southampton

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) FTP
2 16 (94.12%) HTTP
2 16 (94.12%) TCP/IP
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) LDAP
2 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) tcpdump
3 15 (88.24%) SIEM
3 15 (88.24%) Wireshark
3 15 (88.24%) Sourcefire
3 15 (88.24%) Snort
4 14 (82.35%) Solaris
5 13 (76.47%) DNS
6 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
7 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
7 11 (64.71%) GIAC
7 11 (64.71%) Internet
8 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
8 10 (58.82%) Change Control
9 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
9 9 (52.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (52.94%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (41.18%) Information Security
10 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
11 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
11 6 (35.29%) Analytics
11 6 (35.29%) Law

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) FTP
2 16 (94.12%) HTTP
2 16 (94.12%) TCP/IP
2 16 (94.12%) LDAP
2 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) tcpdump
3 15 (88.24%) Wireshark
4 13 (76.47%) DNS
5 11 (64.71%) Internet
6 9 (52.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) SSL
8 1 (5.88%) IPsec
8 1 (5.88%) TELNET
8 1 (5.88%) SSH
8 1 (5.88%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (35.29%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Forensic Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) CESG
3 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) SIEM
2 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
3 10 (58.82%) Change Control
4 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (41.18%) Information Security
5 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Analytics
6 6 (35.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) GIAC
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) CEH
5 2 (11.76%) GCIA
6 1 (5.88%) GCIH
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Sourcefire
2 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.88%) Intel