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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postfix
Rank 826 832 761
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -71
Permanent jobs citing Postfix 70 49 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 115
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £39,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +25.39%

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
12156 10640 11993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10094 9044 10302
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Postfix Salary Histogram in the UK

Postfix
Top 20 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 September 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
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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 -12 70 £45,000 +11.11% 5
South East +18 36 £30,000 -25.00%
London -3 29 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Brighton - 21 £28,000 -
East Sussex - 21 £28,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £30,000 -
Wallingford - 5 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £40,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £75,000 -
Basingstoke -3 2 £40,000 -1.23%
Hampshire -10 2 £40,000 +0.62%
Worcestershire - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £35,000 -
Redditch - 2 £30,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £30,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 2

Postfix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 119 (97.54%) Linux
2 84 (68.85%) TCP/IP
3 75 (61.48%) Bash Shell
4 74 (60.66%) DNS
5 70 (57.38%) MySQL
6 66 (54.10%) LDAP
7 62 (50.82%) PHP
8 61 (50.00%) Apache
8 61 (50.00%) Puppet
9 58 (47.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (45.08%) Red Hat
11 54 (44.26%) NFS
12 53 (43.44%) Tomcat
13 52 (42.62%) VMware
14 51 (41.80%) LAMP
15 50 (40.98%) SMTP
16 48 (39.34%) Perl
17 45 (36.89%) Windows
18 44 (36.07%) Ubuntu
19 43 (35.25%) Python
19 43 (35.25%) FTP
20 42 (34.43%) DHCP
21 41 (33.61%) Sendmail
22 40 (32.79%) Debian
22 40 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (31.15%) Firewall
23 38 (31.15%) Degree
24 35 (28.69%) SAN
24 35 (28.69%) Samba
25 34 (27.87%) JIRA

Postfix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 61 (50.00%) Apache
2 53 (43.44%) Tomcat
3 18 (14.75%) WebLogic
3 18 (14.75%) WebSphere
3 18 (14.75%) CloudStack
4 17 (13.93%) nginx
5 15 (12.30%) MS Exchange
6 14 (11.48%) IIS
7 6 (4.92%) Apache Solr
8 4 (3.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.82%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.82%) Drupal
9 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.82%) SAS
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.39%) Basecamp
2 10 (8.20%) SaaS
3 6 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.82%) Route 53
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 84 (68.85%) TCP/IP
2 74 (60.66%) DNS
3 66 (54.10%) LDAP
4 50 (40.98%) SMTP
5 43 (35.25%) FTP
6 42 (34.43%) DHCP
7 38 (31.15%) Firewall
8 35 (28.69%) SAN
9 33 (27.05%) HTTP
10 32 (26.23%) VPN
11 31 (25.41%) VoIP
12 20 (16.39%) OpenVPN
13 19 (15.57%) SSH
13 19 (15.57%) Wireshark
14 15 (12.30%) SNMP
14 15 (12.30%) tcpdump
15 14 (11.48%) Internet
15 14 (11.48%) SSL
15 14 (11.48%) BGP
16 13 (10.66%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (57.38%) MySQL
2 30 (24.59%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (17.21%) MongoDB
4 19 (15.57%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) Redis
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 34 (27.87%) JIRA
2 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.66%) Subversion
5 2 (1.64%) Hudson
5 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (13.11%) Law
2 11 (9.02%) Advertising
3 8 (6.56%) Finance
4 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) French Language
Job Titles
1 81 (66.39%) Administrator
2 72 (59.02%) Systems Administrator
3 64 (52.46%) Linux Administrator
4 55 (45.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 19 (15.57%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
7 12 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (9.84%) Systems Support
8 11 (9.02%) Support Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (9.02%) Systems Support Engineer
8 11 (9.02%) Systems Support Analyst
9 10 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 4 (3.28%) Technical Support
14 3 (2.46%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.80%) LAMP
2 6 (4.92%) Memcached
2 6 (4.92%) Web Services
3 5 (4.10%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) .NET
5 2 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.82%) Django
6 1 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Clustering
2 14 (11.48%) Replication
2 14 (11.48%) Open Source
3 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
6 9 (7.38%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.64%) iPad
9 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (97.54%) Linux
2 58 (47.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (36.89%) Windows
4 44 (36.07%) Ubuntu
5 40 (32.79%) Debian
6 23 (18.85%) Solaris
7 21 (17.21%) SUSE
8 18 (14.75%) CentOS
9 16 (13.11%) UNIX
10 6 (4.92%) Mac OS X
10 6 (4.92%) SELinux
11 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.10%) OpenBSD
12 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) DevOps
2 18 (14.75%) ITIL
3 14 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (5.74%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.92%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.92%) Service Management
7 5 (4.10%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.28%) Information Security
9 3 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.46%) Build Automation
10 2 (1.64%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (1.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (61.48%) Bash Shell
2 62 (50.82%) PHP
3 48 (39.34%) Perl
4 43 (35.25%) Python
5 28 (22.95%) Java
6 23 (18.85%) Ruby
7 15 (12.30%) SQL
8 11 (9.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Degree
2 27 (22.13%) RHCE
3 18 (14.75%) Linux+ Certification
3 18 (14.75%) LPIC
4 10 (8.20%) CCNA
4 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.46%) CCNP
6 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 54 (44.26%) NFS
2 41 (33.61%) Sendmail
3 40 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (28.69%) Samba
5 25 (20.49%) KVM
6 18 (14.75%) Xen
7 14 (11.48%) XenServer
7 14 (11.48%) Varnish
8 12 (9.84%) Squid
9 10 (8.20%) qmail
10 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
11 5 (4.10%) OpenSSH
12 3 (2.46%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
13 2 (1.64%) vSphere
13 2 (1.64%) Corosync
13 2 (1.64%) HDFS
13 2 (1.64%) GPFS
14 1 (0.82%) Gluster
14 1 (0.82%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 61 (50.00%) Puppet
2 29 (23.77%) Nagios
3 20 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.56%) Zenoss
5 7 (5.74%) Salt
5 7 (5.74%) Rsyslog
6 5 (4.10%) Icinga
7 4 (3.28%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.46%) logstash
9 2 (1.64%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.64%) Cacti
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.82%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 55 (45.08%) Red Hat
2 52 (42.62%) VMware
3 29 (23.77%) Cisco
4 22 (18.03%) Citrix
5 20 (16.39%) JBoss
6 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.02%) Oracle
7 11 (9.02%) Polycom
8 5 (4.10%) Sun
8 5 (4.10%) Juniper
9 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.64%) Splunk
11 2 (1.64%) NetApp
11 2 (1.64%) Dell
12 1 (0.82%) HP
12 1 (0.82%) IBM
12 1 (0.82%) New Relic
12 1 (0.82%) F5
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