The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 489 534 467
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -67
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 497 372 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 1.88% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 374 286 450
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20476 19756 21075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16437 15890 17389
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 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
(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 +50 477 £45,000 +5.88% 45
London -50 167 £50,000 +6.38% 17
South East +39 159 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Berkshire +25 70 £50,000 +66.66% 6
East Sussex +23 59 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Brighton +13 58 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Reading +17 52 £50,000 +81.81% 5
Yorkshire +3 49 £42,500 +93.18% 2
West Yorkshire +5 46 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Leeds -1 44 £43,750 +98.86% 1
South West -3 38 £36,250 -9.37% 2
North West +26 33 £39,500 +1.28% 3
City of London -33 28 £52,500 - 2
Manchester +9 24 £39,500 +5.33%
Gloucestershire +4 24 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Cheltenham - 16 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands -8 15 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 14 £45,000 +9.09%
Nottingham +5 14 £45,000 +9.09%
Bracknell - 13 £52,500 -
Scotland +3 12 £35,000 - 1
East of England -12 12 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Hampshire -9 11 £46,250 +32.14% 3
Bristol -8 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh -2 8 £27,500 -21.42%
Gloucester -9 7 £50,000 +7.52%
Cheshire -6 6 £52,500 +20.68%
Hertfordshire -11 6 £57,500 +43.75% 2
West Sussex -11 6 £40,610 +21.22%
Surrey -24 6 £43,000 +1.17% 1

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 652 (67.99%) DNS
2 495 (51.62%) TCP/IP
3 483 (50.36%) Windows
4 437 (45.57%) Linux
5 366 (38.16%) HTTP
6 351 (36.60%) Firewall
7 323 (33.68%) VMware
8 294 (30.66%) Microsoft
9 290 (30.24%) Internet
10 263 (27.42%) Cisco
11 259 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
12 256 (26.69%) LDAP
13 248 (25.86%) SSL
14 245 (25.55%) Load Balancing
15 239 (24.92%) Active Directory
16 220 (22.94%) DHCP
17 211 (22.00%) UNIX
18 206 (21.48%) Apache
18 206 (21.48%) VPN
19 194 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
20 191 (19.92%) Red Hat
21 188 (19.60%) SQL Server
22 177 (18.46%) Perl
22 177 (18.46%) BGP
23 173 (18.04%) MS Exchange
24 170 (17.73%) FTP
24 170 (17.73%) Finance
25 166 (17.31%) SAN
26 163 (17.00%) WAN
26 163 (17.00%) LAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 206 (21.48%) Apache
2 173 (18.04%) MS Exchange
3 162 (16.89%) IIS
4 119 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 86 (8.97%) Lync
6 63 (6.57%) WebSphere
7 61 (6.36%) Tomcat
8 57 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 53 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 49 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 39 (4.07%) SharePoint
12 32 (3.34%) Office Communications Server
13 28 (2.92%) nginx
14 25 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
15 24 (2.50%) CMS
16 18 (1.88%) Adobe CQ
17 17 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
18 16 (1.67%) GroupWise
19 13 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
19 13 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 145 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.80%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.21%) Exstream
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.47%) SaaS
2 55 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.67%) Basecamp
5 11 (1.15%) Office 365
6 10 (1.04%) Google Apps
7 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.63%) PaaS
8 6 (0.63%) IaaS
9 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) Route 53
11 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 652 (67.99%) DNS
2 495 (51.62%) TCP/IP
3 366 (38.16%) HTTP
4 351 (36.60%) Firewall
5 290 (30.24%) Internet
6 256 (26.69%) LDAP
7 248 (25.86%) SSL
8 220 (22.94%) DHCP
9 206 (21.48%) VPN
10 177 (18.46%) BGP
11 170 (17.73%) FTP
12 166 (17.31%) SAN
13 163 (17.00%) WAN
13 163 (17.00%) LAN
14 142 (14.81%) OSPF
15 132 (13.76%) MPLS
16 129 (13.45%) EIGRP
17 94 (9.80%) NAS
18 84 (8.76%) SNMP
18 84 (8.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 147 (15.33%) MySQL
3 83 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 52 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 22 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.88%) Jackrabbit
10 9 (0.94%) Big Data
11 8 (0.83%) Redis
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.31%) DB2
15 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 83 (8.65%) Subversion
2 67 (6.99%) JIRA
3 35 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 19 (1.98%) JUnit
6 18 (1.88%) Log4j
7 17 (1.77%) AQtime
7 17 (1.77%) WebLOAD
8 13 (1.36%) JMeter
9 4 (0.42%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.31%) Redmine
10 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.21%) Maven
12 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 170 (17.73%) Finance
2 65 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.59%) Front Office
4 43 (4.48%) Law
5 35 (3.65%) German Language
6 27 (2.82%) Dutch Language
7 22 (2.29%) Publishing
8 19 (1.98%) Legal
8 19 (1.98%) Marketing
9 17 (1.77%) Games
10 16 (1.67%) Advertising
11 15 (1.56%) Banking
12 14 (1.46%) Retail
13 13 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.04%) Back Office
15 6 (0.63%) French Language
16 5 (0.52%) Local Government
16 5 (0.52%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.42%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (17.52%) Administrator
2 134 (13.97%) Systems Administrator
3 132 (13.76%) Network Engineer
4 103 (10.74%) Analyst
5 85 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 84 (8.76%) Developer
7 83 (8.65%) Linux Administrator
8 78 (8.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 64 (6.67%) Consultant
10 54 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 51 (5.32%) Support Analyst
12 41 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
13 40 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
14 34 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (3.34%) Senior Network Engineer
16 30 (3.13%) Applications Support
17 27 (2.82%) Messaging Engineer
18 26 (2.71%) Technical Support
19 25 (2.61%) PHP Developer
19 25 (2.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (12.93%) HTML
2 118 (12.30%) .NET
3 81 (8.45%) CSS
4 76 (7.92%) XML
5 74 (7.72%) SOAP
6 60 (6.26%) ASP.NET
7 48 (5.01%) Ajax
8 43 (4.48%) Web Services
9 35 (3.65%) LAMP
10 28 (2.92%) jQuery
10 28 (2.92%) XHTML
11 27 (2.82%) JSON
12 24 (2.50%) J2EE
13 23 (2.40%) Smarty
14 22 (2.29%) Servlets
15 21 (2.19%) Hibernate
15 21 (2.19%) MAPI
16 20 (2.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 18 (1.88%) JPA
17 18 (1.88%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.30%) Clustering
2 61 (6.36%) Client/Server
3 60 (6.26%) Blackberry
4 59 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 57 (5.94%) Computer Science
6 50 (5.21%) Open Source
7 36 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.40%) Social Media
9 22 (2.29%) Replication
10 19 (1.98%) PKI
11 15 (1.56%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.46%) iPhone
13 12 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (1.15%) CLARiiON
14 11 (1.15%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.94%) CESG
16 8 (0.83%) iPad
16 8 (0.83%) Cryptography
17 7 (0.73%) Statistics
17 7 (0.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 483 (50.36%) Windows
2 437 (45.57%) Linux
3 211 (22.00%) UNIX
4 194 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 162 (16.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 90 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 82 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (7.61%) Solaris
9 72 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (7.19%) CentOS
11 56 (5.84%) Debian
12 39 (4.07%) Windows XP
12 39 (4.07%) Ubuntu
13 35 (3.65%) Android
14 32 (3.34%) Mac OS X
15 30 (3.13%) AIX
16 23 (2.40%) Apple iOS
17 14 (1.46%) Windows 8
18 11 (1.15%) FreeBSD
18 11 (1.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (25.55%) Load Balancing
2 154 (16.06%) ITIL
3 103 (10.74%) E-Commerce
4 80 (8.34%) Capacity Management
5 71 (7.40%) Network Management
6 69 (7.19%) Network Design
7 64 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 52 (5.42%) Configuration Management
9 50 (5.21%) DevOps
10 48 (5.01%) Service Management
11 46 (4.80%) Problem Management
12 44 (4.59%) Incident Management
13 40 (4.17%) Information Security
14 37 (3.86%) Change Management
15 35 (3.65%) Project Management
16 34 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
17 31 (3.23%) Software Engineering
18 29 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
18 29 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
19 28 (2.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 177 (18.46%) Perl
2 155 (16.16%) SQL
3 152 (15.85%) Java
4 139 (14.49%) Bash Shell
5 133 (13.87%) PowerShell
6 93 (9.70%) JavaScript
7 76 (7.92%) PHP
8 61 (6.36%) C#
9 57 (5.94%) Python
10 36 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.34%) Ruby
12 23 (2.40%) C++
13 21 (2.19%) XPath
14 20 (2.09%) XQuery
15 18 (1.88%) ECMAScript
16 14 (1.46%) VBScript
17 11 (1.15%) AWK
18 8 (0.83%) VB
18 8 (0.83%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 134 (13.97%) Degree
2 120 (12.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (10.74%) MCSE
4 58 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (5.42%) MCITP
5 52 (5.42%) CCNA
6 48 (5.01%) Security Cleared
7 36 (3.75%) CCNP
8 33 (3.44%) MCSA
9 32 (3.34%) SC Cleared
10 25 (2.61%) MCP
11 20 (2.09%) MCTS
12 18 (1.88%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.56%) GIAC
14 14 (1.46%) CCIE
15 9 (0.94%) RHCE
16 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.83%) GCIA
16 8 (0.83%) CEH
17 7 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.05%) PCI DSS
2 43 (4.48%) QA
3 33 (3.44%) SLA
4 20 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 259 (27.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (24.92%) Active Directory
3 86 (8.97%) NFS
4 74 (7.72%) VMware ESX
5 73 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (5.94%) Hyper-V
7 44 (4.59%) IMail Server
8 39 (4.07%) Postfix
8 39 (4.07%) vSphere
9 33 (3.44%) Samba
10 27 (2.82%) Terminal Services
11 26 (2.71%) UAG
12 23 (2.40%) Squid
13 22 (2.29%) KVM
14 20 (2.09%) Snort
15 14 (1.46%) Sendmail
15 14 (1.46%) Varnish
16 12 (1.25%) qmail
17 11 (1.15%) XenApp
18 10 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (7.92%) Puppet
2 66 (6.88%) CiscoWorks
3 63 (6.57%) HP NNM
4 60 (6.26%) Nagios
5 38 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 34 (3.55%) Backup Exec
7 33 (3.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 27 (2.82%) SCOM
9 26 (2.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 24 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (1.56%) MAILsweeper
11 15 (1.56%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.56%) SCCM
12 13 (1.36%) NetBackup
13 12 (1.25%) Zenoss
13 12 (1.25%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.15%) ARCserve
14 11 (1.15%) HP SIM
15 8 (0.83%) logstash
15 8 (0.83%) Opsview
Vendors
1 323 (33.68%) VMware
2 294 (30.66%) Microsoft
3 263 (27.42%) Cisco
4 191 (19.92%) Red Hat
5 126 (13.14%) HP
6 124 (12.93%) Juniper
7 107 (11.16%) F5
8 85 (8.86%) Oracle
9 75 (7.82%) Symantec
9 75 (7.82%) Citrix
10 72 (7.51%) NetApp
11 63 (6.57%) CheckPoint
12 42 (4.38%) EMC
13 34 (3.55%) IBM
14 33 (3.44%) MobileIron
15 29 (3.02%) Veritas
16 26 (2.71%) Polycom
16 26 (2.71%) Mitel
17 25 (2.61%) JBoss
17 25 (2.61%) Dell
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago