The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 512 506 543
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 437 483 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 2.37% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 363 379 304
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18593 20377 20566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.32% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15168 16278 16704
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SMTP
Salary Trend

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

SMTP Salary Trend in the UK

SMTP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

SMTP Salary Histogram in the UK

SMTP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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 -8 418 £42,500 -10.52% 43
South East +68 197 £45,000 - 14
London -55 104 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Surrey +67 58 £70,000 +62.79% 3
South West 0 49 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Berkshire -20 49 £44,750 -10.50% 3
East Sussex +12 40 £25,000 - 3
Brighton +15 39 £25,000 - 2
Reading -6 39 £44,750 -10.50% 2
East of England +28 34 £38,500 -30.00% 1
Hampshire +30 32 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Gloucestershire -11 20 £47,500 +11.76% 3
City of London +18 19 £45,000 -12.19% 5
Hertfordshire +9 17 £42,500 -26.08%
North West +8 17 £32,500 -12.45% 1
Cheltenham +7 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Wiltshire +3 17 £35,000 +32.07% 4
Aldershot - 12 - - 1
Swindon +9 11 £35,000 +32.07% 3
Cambridgeshire - 11 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire +16 10 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Yorkshire -23 8 £45,000 - 2
Scotland +6 7 £38,500 +28.33%
Lancashire -10 7 £32,500 -12.45%
Kent - 7 £30,000 -
Blackburn - 7 £32,500 -
Manchester -2 6 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £52,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £27,500 -
Salisbury - 6 £45,000 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 507 (59.86%) DNS
2 394 (46.52%) Windows
3 374 (44.16%) Linux
4 358 (42.27%) TCP/IP
5 352 (41.56%) HTTP
6 338 (39.91%) Microsoft
7 256 (30.22%) VMware
8 255 (30.11%) Internet
9 236 (27.86%) SQL
10 235 (27.74%) Firewall
11 208 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 201 (23.73%) SQL Server
13 184 (21.72%) Cisco
14 176 (20.78%) MySQL
14 176 (20.78%) MS Excel
15 163 (19.24%) ITIL
16 160 (18.89%) DHCP
17 153 (18.06%) Apache
18 146 (17.24%) .NET
19 144 (17.00%) Perl
20 143 (16.88%) VPN
21 141 (16.65%) Load Balancing
22 137 (16.17%) MS Exchange
23 135 (15.94%) Active Directory
24 125 (14.76%) WAN
25 123 (14.52%) LAN
26 121 (14.29%) Python
27 120 (14.17%) FTP
28 115 (13.58%) C#
29 114 (13.46%) Java

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 153 (18.06%) Apache
2 137 (16.17%) MS Exchange
3 109 (12.87%) SharePoint
4 94 (11.10%) IIS
5 67 (7.91%) BizTalk Server
6 62 (7.32%) Tomcat
7 55 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (5.55%) nginx
9 46 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 46 (5.43%) Lync
10 44 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (3.07%) JBoss
11 26 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 18 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (2.13%) Confluence
13 15 (1.77%) OpenStack
13 15 (1.77%) CMS
14 13 (1.53%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 176 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 69 (8.15%) MS Office
3 22 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) InDesign
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) Magento
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.20%) Office 365
2 46 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.54%) SaaS
4 22 (2.60%) PaaS
5 16 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.71%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.59%) IaaS
10 5 (0.59%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.47%) Route 53
11 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.35%) GitHub
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.24%) Joyent
13 2 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 507 (59.86%) DNS
2 358 (42.27%) TCP/IP
3 352 (41.56%) HTTP
4 255 (30.11%) Internet
5 235 (27.74%) Firewall
6 160 (18.89%) DHCP
7 143 (16.88%) VPN
8 125 (14.76%) WAN
9 123 (14.52%) LAN
10 120 (14.17%) FTP
11 108 (12.75%) VoIP
12 107 (12.63%) SSL
13 89 (10.51%) LDAP
14 86 (10.15%) IMAP
15 80 (9.45%) SNMP
16 79 (9.33%) SAN
17 77 (9.09%) Network Security
18 76 (8.97%) POP3
19 73 (8.62%) BGP
20 64 (7.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 176 (20.78%) MySQL
3 94 (11.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (8.26%) Relational Database
5 53 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.42%) Big Data
8 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.94%) QlikView
10 7 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
10 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.35%) Redis
14 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (5.43%) Subversion
2 35 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 34 (4.01%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 27 (3.19%) JIRA
6 25 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.53%) Maven
8 11 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.18%) Fiddler
10 9 (1.06%) NUnit
10 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.83%) Log4j
11 7 (0.83%) JUnit
12 6 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.59%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.59%) NCrunch
13 5 (0.59%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.59%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.47%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.47%) NSubstitute
General
1 78 (9.21%) Telecoms
2 64 (7.56%) Front Office
3 61 (7.20%) Finance
4 33 (3.90%) Retail
5 27 (3.19%) Back Office
6 18 (2.13%) Advertising
7 17 (2.01%) German Language
8 15 (1.77%) Dutch Language
9 14 (1.65%) Marketing
9 14 (1.65%) Games
10 11 (1.30%) Billing
10 11 (1.30%) Legal
11 9 (1.06%) Publishing
12 8 (0.94%) Banking
13 7 (0.83%) Law
14 6 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.59%) French Language
16 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (15.23%) Analyst
2 116 (13.70%) Administrator
3 114 (13.46%) Developer
4 81 (9.56%) Systems Administrator
5 71 (8.38%) Network Engineer
6 64 (7.56%) Support Engineer
6 64 (7.56%) BizTalk Developer
7 52 (6.14%) Linux Administrator
8 47 (5.55%) Systems Engineer
9 46 (5.43%) Security Engineer
10 42 (4.96%) Applications Support
11 41 (4.84%) Technical Support
11 41 (4.84%) Consultant
12 38 (4.49%) Support Analyst
13 33 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
14 31 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 30 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (3.07%) Network Security Engineer
16 26 (3.07%) IT Support
17 25 (2.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (17.24%) .NET
2 81 (9.56%) .NET Framework
3 80 (9.45%) jQuery
4 78 (9.21%) WCF
5 68 (8.03%) Entity Framework
5 68 (8.03%) Web Services
5 68 (8.03%) EDI
6 65 (7.67%) JMS
7 63 (7.44%) EDIFACT
8 44 (5.19%) HTML
9 36 (4.25%) LAMP
10 34 (4.01%) Ajax
10 34 (4.01%) CSS
11 31 (3.66%) SOAP
12 28 (3.31%) XML
13 24 (2.83%) ASP.NET
14 21 (2.48%) MAPI
15 19 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (2.01%) J2EE
17 16 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (10.27%) Clustering
3 62 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 51 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.66%) Mathematics
7 30 (3.54%) Replication
8 24 (2.83%) CESG
9 23 (2.72%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.65%) Wiki
11 12 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.30%) SecurID
12 11 (1.30%) iPhone
13 10 (1.18%) PDA
13 10 (1.18%) Social Gaming
14 9 (1.06%) Statistics
15 8 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 394 (46.52%) Windows
2 374 (44.16%) Linux
3 111 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (11.81%) UNIX
5 83 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (7.44%) Ubuntu
8 58 (6.85%) CentOS
9 56 (6.61%) Debian
10 55 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (4.96%) Solaris
12 30 (3.54%) Windows 7
13 27 (3.19%) Windows 8
14 25 (2.95%) Android
15 20 (2.36%) Windows XP
16 17 (2.01%) Windows Vista
17 15 (1.77%) Mac OS
18 14 (1.65%) Apple iOS
19 4 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (19.24%) ITIL
2 141 (16.65%) Load Balancing
3 92 (10.86%) Configuration Management
4 86 (10.15%) MVC
5 60 (7.08%) SIEM
6 47 (5.55%) Performance Tuning
7 44 (5.19%) DevOps
7 44 (5.19%) Mentoring
8 42 (4.96%) Network Design
9 41 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 40 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (4.25%) Software Engineering
12 34 (4.01%) CRM
12 34 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (3.66%) Network Management
14 29 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (3.42%) E-Commerce
15 28 (3.31%) Project Management
15 28 (3.31%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 236 (27.86%) SQL
2 144 (17.00%) Perl
3 121 (14.29%) Python
4 115 (13.58%) C#
5 114 (13.46%) Java
6 86 (10.15%) PHP
7 71 (8.38%) PowerShell
8 70 (8.26%) JavaScript
9 63 (7.44%) ActionScript
9 63 (7.44%) ActionScript 2.0
10 56 (6.61%) Bash Shell
11 40 (4.72%) Ruby
12 34 (4.01%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.83%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.36%) VBScript
15 14 (1.65%) C
16 12 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.42%) C++
17 9 (1.06%) PHP5
18 7 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (11.81%) Degree
3 88 (10.39%) CCNA
4 66 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 46 (5.43%) CCNP
6 40 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 40 (4.72%) CISSP
7 37 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (3.90%) DV Cleared
9 21 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 16 (1.89%) MCSE
11 13 (1.53%) CEH
12 11 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.30%) CCIE
13 10 (1.18%) MCSA
14 7 (0.83%) MCP
15 6 (0.71%) GIAC
15 6 (0.71%) GCIA
16 4 (0.47%) CCSA
16 4 (0.47%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.50%) SLA
2 24 (2.83%) QA
3 18 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.77%) COBIT
5 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) BS25999
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 208 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 79 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 61 (7.20%) vSphere
5 59 (6.97%) NFS
6 54 (6.38%) IMail Server
7 43 (5.08%) iptables
8 38 (4.49%) Samba
9 37 (4.37%) Xen
10 27 (3.19%) VMware ESX
11 25 (2.95%) Terminal Services
12 24 (2.83%) KVM
13 22 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
14 21 (2.48%) VirtualBox
14 21 (2.48%) Squid
15 20 (2.36%) Snort
16 16 (1.89%) Varnish
17 13 (1.53%) qmail
18 11 (1.30%) XenApp
19 7 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 94 (11.10%) Puppet
2 93 (10.98%) Nagios
3 40 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (4.72%) ZABBIX
4 35 (4.13%) Cacti
5 21 (2.48%) SCCM
6 17 (2.01%) FortiGate
7 15 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (1.77%) Tivoli
7 15 (1.77%) logstash
8 14 (1.65%) Backup Exec
9 13 (1.53%) Sysprep
9 13 (1.53%) Graphite
10 12 (1.42%) Ansible
10 12 (1.42%) SCOM
11 11 (1.30%) Ganglia
12 10 (1.18%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.18%) Hyperic
12 10 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
12 10 (1.18%) collectd
Vendors
1 338 (39.91%) Microsoft
2 256 (30.22%) VMware
3 184 (21.72%) Cisco
4 84 (9.92%) Red Hat
5 62 (7.32%) Juniper
6 53 (6.26%) Citrix
7 49 (5.79%) Oracle
7 49 (5.79%) HP
8 41 (4.84%) F5
9 37 (4.37%) NetApp
9 37 (4.37%) CheckPoint
10 27 (3.19%) Symantec
11 25 (2.95%) BT
12 24 (2.83%) Nokia
13 21 (2.48%) McAfee
13 21 (2.48%) Apple
14 19 (2.24%) Blue Coat
15 16 (1.89%) AppDynamics
15 16 (1.89%) Avaya
16 15 (1.77%) Dell
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago