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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 507 532 480
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -52
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 433 452 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.24% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 313 380 369
Average salary £41,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.76% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%

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
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +8 414 £42,500 -10.52% 36
South East +77 177 £40,000 -11.11% 14
London -59 137 £46,500 -6.53% 2
East Sussex +22 48 £38,000 +52.00% 1
Brighton +32 47 £38,000 +52.00% 1
East of England +53 46 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Hertfordshire +21 37 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Surrey +55 36 £70,000 +69.69% 8
Hampshire +21 35 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Berkshire -17 35 £44,750 -9.59% 3
City of London -4 23 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West -5 23 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Reading -36 17 £44,250 -10.60% 2
Kent - 14 £30,000 -
North West -3 12 £34,000 -32.00% 4
Southampton -2 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucestershire -10 11 £47,500 +15.15%
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -10 10 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Stansted - 9 £30,000 -
Scotland +16 8 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Cheshire +7 8 £34,000 -32.00%
Cheltenham +4 6 £51,250 +24.24%
Aldershot - 6 - - 1
Maidenhead - 6 £53,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire +18 5 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Somerset +15 4 £26,000 -22.83%

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 497 (61.74%) DNS
2 429 (53.29%) Windows
3 393 (48.82%) Linux
4 359 (44.60%) TCP/IP
5 318 (39.50%) Microsoft
6 315 (39.13%) HTTP
7 292 (36.27%) VMware
8 241 (29.94%) Firewall
9 231 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 221 (27.45%) Internet
11 200 (24.84%) Cisco
12 189 (23.48%) Active Directory
13 182 (22.61%) MySQL
14 178 (22.11%) SQL Server
15 174 (21.61%) Apache
16 172 (21.37%) SQL
17 168 (20.87%) FTP
18 164 (20.37%) DHCP
18 164 (20.37%) VPN
19 157 (19.50%) MS Excel
20 154 (19.13%) ITIL
21 150 (18.63%) Load Balancing
22 147 (18.26%) MS Exchange
23 146 (18.14%) Perl
24 136 (16.89%) IIS
25 133 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
26 129 (16.02%) UNIX
27 124 (15.40%) WAN
28 116 (14.41%) .NET
29 112 (13.91%) LAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 174 (21.61%) Apache
2 147 (18.26%) MS Exchange
3 136 (16.89%) IIS
4 93 (11.55%) SharePoint
5 60 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
8 50 (6.21%) nginx
9 49 (6.09%) Tomcat
10 46 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 37 (4.60%) Lync
12 30 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 26 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (2.24%) Confluence
15 13 (1.61%) JBoss
16 10 (1.24%) CMS
17 9 (1.12%) IBM Notes
18 8 (0.99%) SAS
18 8 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 6 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 157 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 80 (9.94%) MS Office
3 21 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Magento
3 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.71%) Office 365
2 45 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.48%) SaaS
4 25 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (2.36%) PaaS
6 11 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.99%) Route 53
8 8 (0.99%) CloudFront
8 8 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.99%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 497 (61.74%) DNS
2 359 (44.60%) TCP/IP
3 315 (39.13%) HTTP
4 241 (29.94%) Firewall
5 221 (27.45%) Internet
6 168 (20.87%) FTP
7 164 (20.37%) VPN
7 164 (20.37%) DHCP
8 124 (15.40%) WAN
9 112 (13.91%) LAN
10 105 (13.04%) IMAP
11 102 (12.67%) SAN
12 99 (12.30%) SSL
13 92 (11.43%) VoIP
14 89 (11.06%) LDAP
15 79 (9.81%) Network Security
16 77 (9.57%) VLAN
17 76 (9.44%) BGP
18 74 (9.19%) SNMP
19 71 (8.82%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (22.61%) MySQL
2 178 (22.11%) SQL Server
3 68 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 52 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.24%) Big Data
8 9 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.12%) QlikView
9 8 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
10 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 32 (3.98%) Subversion
2 30 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.35%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.73%) Visual Studio
5 20 (2.48%) JIRA
6 13 (1.61%) Maven
7 11 (1.37%) Fiddler
7 11 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.12%) NUnit
10 8 (0.99%) Log4j
10 8 (0.99%) JUnit
11 6 (0.75%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.75%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.62%) NCrunch
12 5 (0.62%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.50%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.50%) NSubstitute
General
1 86 (10.68%) Telecoms
2 57 (7.08%) Finance
3 46 (5.71%) Front Office
4 35 (4.35%) Games
5 33 (4.10%) Retail
6 21 (2.61%) Back Office
6 21 (2.61%) French Language
7 20 (2.48%) Advertising
8 14 (1.74%) German Language
9 13 (1.61%) Marketing
10 12 (1.49%) Dutch Language
10 12 (1.49%) Billing
10 12 (1.49%) Legal
11 11 (1.37%) Publishing
12 10 (1.24%) Law
13 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.62%) Banking
14 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 132 (16.40%) Administrator
2 117 (14.53%) Analyst
3 106 (13.17%) Systems Administrator
4 80 (9.94%) Developer
5 74 (9.19%) Network Engineer
6 72 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
7 67 (8.32%) Support Engineer
8 54 (6.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 45 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (5.59%) Consultant
9 45 (5.59%) BizTalk Developer
10 39 (4.84%) Support Analyst
10 39 (4.84%) Technical Support
11 34 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (3.85%) Security Engineer
13 30 (3.73%) IT Support
14 27 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (3.23%) Architect
16 25 (3.11%) Applications Support
16 25 (3.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.41%) .NET
2 64 (7.95%) .NET Framework
3 62 (7.70%) WCF
4 50 (6.21%) Entity Framework
5 49 (6.09%) EDI
5 49 (6.09%) JMS
6 48 (5.96%) Web Services
7 47 (5.84%) HTML
8 44 (5.47%) EDIFACT
9 41 (5.09%) jQuery
10 36 (4.47%) XML
11 35 (4.35%) CSS
12 32 (3.98%) LAMP
13 31 (3.85%) MAPI
13 31 (3.85%) SOAP
14 29 (3.60%) Ajax
15 19 (2.36%) J2EE
16 14 (1.74%) ASP.NET
17 13 (1.61%) Memcached
18 12 (1.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.94%) Clustering
3 63 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.22%) Open Source
5 26 (3.23%) Replication
5 26 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 25 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.73%) Mathematics
8 17 (2.11%) iPhone
8 17 (2.11%) PDA
9 14 (1.74%) Wiki
9 14 (1.74%) CESG
10 13 (1.61%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.37%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.24%) PKI
14 8 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 429 (53.29%) Windows
2 393 (48.82%) Linux
3 133 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 129 (16.02%) UNIX
5 100 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 67 (8.32%) CentOS
9 62 (7.70%) Ubuntu
10 56 (6.96%) Solaris
11 53 (6.58%) Debian
12 39 (4.84%) Windows 7
13 38 (4.72%) Windows XP
14 33 (4.10%) Android
15 31 (3.85%) Windows 8
16 26 (3.23%) Windows Vista
17 13 (1.61%) Apple iOS
18 11 (1.37%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (19.13%) ITIL
2 150 (18.63%) Load Balancing
3 80 (9.94%) Configuration Management
4 65 (8.07%) Web Application Development
5 54 (6.71%) MVC
6 50 (6.21%) SIEM
7 45 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (5.47%) Migration
9 42 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
10 41 (5.09%) Mentoring
11 39 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
12 38 (4.72%) Network Design
13 37 (4.60%) Software Engineering
13 37 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (4.22%) Project Management
15 31 (3.85%) Service Delivery
16 30 (3.73%) CRM
17 29 (3.60%) DevOps
18 28 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (21.37%) SQL
2 146 (18.14%) Perl
3 92 (11.43%) Java
4 91 (11.30%) Python
5 76 (9.44%) C#
6 71 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 65 (8.07%) PHP
8 60 (7.45%) Bash Shell
9 53 (6.58%) JavaScript
10 44 (5.47%) ActionScript
10 44 (5.47%) ActionScript 2.0
11 33 (4.10%) Ruby
12 28 (3.48%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.11%) VBScript
14 17 (2.11%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.49%) Bourne shell
16 9 (1.12%) C
17 8 (0.99%) ECMAScript
18 6 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (12.55%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (10.81%) Degree
3 81 (10.06%) CCNA
4 53 (6.58%) Security Cleared
5 42 (5.22%) CCNP
6 38 (4.72%) SC Cleared
7 36 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (4.10%) DV Cleared
9 28 (3.48%) CISSP
10 22 (2.73%) MCSE
11 12 (1.49%) MCSA
11 12 (1.49%) MCP
11 12 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.37%) CEH
13 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.87%) CCIE
15 6 (0.75%) CCSA
15 6 (0.75%) GCIA
16 5 (0.62%) GIAC
17 4 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.07%) SLA
2 31 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.99%) QA
4 12 (1.49%) COBIT
5 6 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 231 (28.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 189 (23.48%) Active Directory
3 112 (13.91%) Hyper-V
4 66 (8.20%) NFS
5 51 (6.34%) iptables
6 47 (5.84%) vSphere
6 47 (5.84%) VMware ESX
7 41 (5.09%) Samba
8 40 (4.97%) IMail Server
9 39 (4.84%) Terminal Services
10 37 (4.60%) Xen
11 36 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
12 27 (3.35%) Sendmail
13 24 (2.98%) Postfix
14 22 (2.73%) KVM
15 17 (2.11%) VirtualBox
15 17 (2.11%) Snort
16 16 (1.99%) Varnish
17 14 (1.74%) XenApp
18 11 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 88 (10.93%) Puppet
2 73 (9.07%) Nagios
3 45 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (3.35%) Cacti
5 21 (2.61%) Backup Exec
6 20 (2.48%) ZABBIX
7 18 (2.24%) SCCM
8 16 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.86%) Tivoli
9 15 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (1.61%) Sysprep
11 12 (1.49%) FortiGate
11 12 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (1.24%) SCOM
12 10 (1.24%) Zenoss
13 9 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
13 9 (1.12%) WSUS
13 9 (1.12%) Icinga
14 8 (0.99%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.99%) yum
Vendors
1 318 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 292 (36.27%) VMware
3 200 (24.84%) Cisco
4 100 (12.42%) Red Hat
5 81 (10.06%) Juniper
6 66 (8.20%) Citrix
7 60 (7.45%) Oracle
8 57 (7.08%) HP
9 49 (6.09%) CheckPoint
10 45 (5.59%) F5
11 42 (5.22%) Symantec
12 36 (4.47%) NetApp
13 33 (4.10%) Apple
14 22 (2.73%) BT
14 22 (2.73%) Nokia
15 21 (2.61%) McAfee
16 20 (2.48%) CommVault
16 20 (2.48%) Veeam
16 20 (2.48%) Fortinet
17 19 (2.36%) AppDynamics
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