The table below looks at the statistics for Postfix skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postfix over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postfix
Rank 843 888 758
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -130
Permanent jobs citing Postfix 60 52 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.42% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 83
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13161 12243 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.88% 10.14% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10829 10254 9257
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Postfix
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Postfix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Postfix
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK.

Postfix Salary Trend in the UK

Postfix
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postfix over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Postfix Salary Histogram in the UK

Postfix
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postfix within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England +41 60 £47,500 +2.15% 8
London +9 35 £48,750 +4.83% 4
East of England - 14 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £44,000 -
South West -7 6 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 -
City of London +15 4 £67,500 +45.16% 1
Berkshire +4 3 - -
South East -5 3 - - 2
Bristol - 3 £23,500 - 1
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -
Bath - 2 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £48,750 -
North West - 2 £36,250 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 -
Somerset - 2 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £46,000 -

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Postfix 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 Postfix.

1 87 (97.75%) Linux
2 76 (85.39%) MySQL
3 74 (83.15%) Apache
4 57 (64.04%) Perl
5 54 (60.67%) VMware
6 53 (59.55%) nginx
7 51 (57.30%) Red Hat
8 49 (55.06%) Bash Shell
9 46 (51.69%) CentOS
10 45 (50.56%) DNS
11 39 (43.82%) Debian
12 38 (42.70%) Capacity Planning
13 37 (41.57%) Ubuntu
13 37 (41.57%) VPN
14 35 (39.33%) Windows
14 35 (39.33%) Firewall
15 33 (37.08%) Ruby
15 33 (37.08%) Puppet
16 31 (34.83%) DevOps
17 30 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (32.58%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (32.58%) Python
19 28 (31.46%) PHP
19 28 (31.46%) Samba
19 28 (31.46%) Load Balancing
19 28 (31.46%) iptables
20 26 (29.21%) Opscode Chef
20 26 (29.21%) LDAP
21 25 (28.09%) SQL
22 24 (26.97%) Java

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Postfix 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 Postfix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (83.15%) Apache
2 53 (59.55%) nginx
3 19 (21.35%) Confluence
3 19 (21.35%) MediaWiki
4 8 (8.99%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
6 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.37%) JBoss
7 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.25%) CMS
8 2 (2.25%) Zope
8 2 (2.25%) Plone
9 1 (1.12%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Sentinel
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (50.56%) DNS
2 37 (41.57%) VPN
3 35 (39.33%) Firewall
4 26 (29.21%) LDAP
5 24 (26.97%) SMTP
6 23 (25.84%) OSPF
6 23 (25.84%) BGP
7 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
7 22 (24.72%) SSH
8 21 (23.60%) Network Security
8 21 (23.60%) EIGRP
9 20 (22.47%) FTP
10 19 (21.35%) WAN
10 19 (21.35%) LAN
10 19 (21.35%) IPv6
10 19 (21.35%) IPsec
11 18 (20.22%) Telnet
11 18 (20.22%) DHCP
12 13 (14.61%) VLAN
13 12 (13.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (85.39%) MySQL
2 29 (32.58%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.25%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Git (software)
2 22 (24.72%) Hudson
2 22 (24.72%) Jenkins
2 22 (24.72%) JIRA
3 21 (23.60%) Subversion
General
1 16 (17.98%) Games
2 6 (6.74%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Administrator
2 24 (26.97%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (24.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (22.47%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (17.98%) Technical Manager
5 16 (17.98%) Account Manager
5 16 (17.98%) Technical Account Manager
6 13 (14.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Linux Specialist
11 3 (3.37%) Linux Support
11 3 (3.37%) Linux Support Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Technical Support
12 2 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Technical Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) LAMP
2 3 (3.37%) FastCGI
3 2 (2.25%) libvirt
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Wiki
2 12 (13.48%) Clustering
3 11 (12.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (7.87%) Replication
5 4 (4.49%) Open Source
5 4 (4.49%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.25%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Life Science
6 2 (2.25%) DTV
6 2 (2.25%) BBC
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) Handset
7 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 87 (97.75%) Linux
2 46 (51.69%) CentOS
3 39 (43.82%) Debian
4 37 (41.57%) Ubuntu
5 35 (39.33%) Windows
6 24 (26.97%) UNIX
7 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (21.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (13.48%) Mac OS X
10 11 (12.36%) Fedora
11 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (4.49%) Solaris
13 2 (2.25%) HPUX
13 2 (2.25%) FreeBSD
13 2 (2.25%) OpenBSD
14 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Capacity Planning
2 31 (34.83%) DevOps
3 28 (31.46%) Load Balancing
4 24 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (20.22%) Migration
6 18 (20.22%) Build Automation
7 16 (17.98%) Database Theory
7 16 (17.98%) Relational Database Theory
7 16 (17.98%) Data Modelling
8 13 (14.61%) ITIL
9 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.62%) Project Management
11 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.49%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
13 2 (2.25%) Network Monitoring
13 2 (2.25%) Web Application Development
13 2 (2.25%) Auto-Scaling
13 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.04%) Perl
2 49 (55.06%) Bash Shell
3 33 (37.08%) Ruby
4 29 (32.58%) Python
5 28 (31.46%) PHP
6 25 (28.09%) SQL
7 24 (26.97%) Java
8 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) RHCE
4 3 (3.37%) CCNA
4 3 (3.37%) LPIC
5 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (31.46%) Samba
2 28 (31.46%) iptables
3 24 (26.97%) Sendmail
4 22 (24.72%) NFS
5 20 (22.47%) VMware ESX
5 20 (22.47%) XenServer
6 18 (20.22%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (10.11%) VMware Server
7 9 (10.11%) Docker
8 7 (7.87%) Varnish
9 6 (6.74%) Corosync
10 5 (5.62%) KVM
10 5 (5.62%) Xen
11 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
11 4 (4.49%) LXC
12 3 (3.37%) Squid
13 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
13 2 (2.25%) qmail
13 2 (2.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (37.08%) Puppet
2 26 (29.21%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (24.72%) ZABBIX
4 17 (19.10%) Salt
5 11 (12.36%) Nagios
6 6 (6.74%) Cacti
7 5 (5.62%) Pacemaker
8 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.49%) HAProxy
9 3 (3.37%) Kibana
9 3 (3.37%) Munin
10 2 (2.25%) yum
10 2 (2.25%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (2.25%) Rsyslog
10 2 (2.25%) Icinga
10 2 (2.25%) Bacula
10 2 (2.25%) systemd
10 2 (2.25%) Graphite
10 2 (2.25%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 54 (60.67%) VMware
2 51 (57.30%) Red Hat
3 19 (21.35%) Citrix
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco
5 7 (7.87%) Oracle
6 3 (3.37%) HP
6 3 (3.37%) Meraki
7 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.25%) Percona
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.12%) Sun
8 1 (1.12%) Dell
8 1 (1.12%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) Nokia
8 1 (1.12%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (1.12%) Polycom
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