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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 543 521 491
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -30
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 376 415 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.34% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 335 337 411
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%

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
18812 17742 21954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.07% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15287 13922 18246
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -34 362 £41,750 -7.22% 41
London +22 157 £42,500 -22.72% 14
South East -15 109 £38,375 -10.75% 10
City of London -30 33 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Berkshire -26 29 £41,500 -24.54% 4
East of England +12 27 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Southampton +18 26 £38,500 -3.75%
Hampshire -7 26 £38,500 -10.46%
South West -29 25 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North West -38 22 £67,500 +51.68%
Gloucestershire -13 20 £50,000 +17.30% 3
Oxfordshire +13 17 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Surrey +4 17 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Cheshire -21 12 £67,500 +35.00%
Suffolk - 11 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands -2 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Abingdon -3 10 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Hertfordshire -6 10 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Kent +5 9 £22,500 -30.76%
East Sussex -7 9 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Brighton -11 9 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Newbury +2 8 £32,500 - 2
Gloucester 0 8 £46,250 +8.50% 1
Reading -25 8 £39,500 -21.00%
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Scotland 0 7 £32,500 +35.41%
Oxford - 7 £22,500 -
Newmarket - 7 £35,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands -8 6 £31,750 +9.48% 2

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 522 (66.50%) DNS
2 507 (64.59%) Windows
3 406 (51.72%) TCP/IP
4 401 (51.08%) Linux
5 289 (36.82%) Microsoft
6 287 (36.56%) HTTP
7 282 (35.92%) VMware
8 256 (32.61%) Firewall
9 246 (31.34%) Active Directory
10 236 (30.06%) Cisco
11 202 (25.73%) Internet
12 199 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 192 (24.46%) Apache
14 190 (24.20%) DHCP
15 185 (23.57%) IIS
16 181 (23.06%) FTP
17 179 (22.80%) Load Balancing
18 178 (22.68%) MS Exchange
19 169 (21.53%) VPN
20 163 (20.76%) Windows Server 2008
21 162 (20.64%) UNIX
22 157 (20.00%) Perl
23 156 (19.87%) SQL Server
24 152 (19.36%) ITIL
25 146 (18.60%) SQL
26 137 (17.45%) Red Hat
27 128 (16.31%) MySQL
28 125 (15.92%) SSL
29 124 (15.80%) PowerShell
30 118 (15.03%) WAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 192 (24.46%) Apache
2 185 (23.57%) IIS
3 178 (22.68%) MS Exchange
4 82 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 63 (8.03%) SharePoint
6 61 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (6.24%) nginx
8 45 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 38 (4.84%) Tomcat
10 23 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (1.91%) Lync
14 12 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
15 11 (1.40%) CMS
15 11 (1.40%) Confluence
16 10 (1.27%) JBoss
16 10 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
17 7 (0.89%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 113 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 67 (8.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.25%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.25%) Magento
1 2 (0.25%) Agresso
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (5.10%) SaaS
3 36 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.91%) Office 365
6 13 (1.66%) Route 53
6 13 (1.66%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.89%) PaaS
8 6 (0.76%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.51%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.51%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 522 (66.50%) DNS
2 406 (51.72%) TCP/IP
3 287 (36.56%) HTTP
4 256 (32.61%) Firewall
5 202 (25.73%) Internet
6 190 (24.20%) DHCP
7 181 (23.06%) FTP
8 169 (21.53%) VPN
9 125 (15.92%) SSL
10 118 (15.03%) WAN
11 117 (14.90%) LAN
12 115 (14.65%) SAN
13 112 (14.27%) LDAP
14 103 (13.12%) MPLS
15 97 (12.36%) Cisco IOS
16 93 (11.85%) SSH
17 89 (11.34%) IMAP
18 87 (11.08%) BGP
19 82 (10.45%) SNMP
20 80 (10.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 128 (16.31%) MySQL
3 39 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.66%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.27%) Jackrabbit
8 10 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.02%) Big Data
11 6 (0.76%) QlikView
12 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.51%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.38%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
16 1 (0.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 44 (5.61%) Subversion
2 39 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.04%) JIRA
5 12 (1.53%) Grunt
5 12 (1.53%) JSHint
6 10 (1.27%) JUnit
6 10 (1.27%) Log4j
7 9 (1.15%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.64%) JMeter
9 4 (0.51%) Emacs
10 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.38%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.38%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.13%) NCrunch
12 1 (0.13%) Webistrano
12 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 88 (11.21%) Finance
2 86 (10.96%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.35%) Games
4 20 (2.55%) Front Office
5 19 (2.42%) French Language
6 18 (2.29%) Advertising
7 15 (1.91%) Retail
8 14 (1.78%) Marketing
9 11 (1.40%) Publishing
10 10 (1.27%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.27%) Law
11 9 (1.15%) Billing
11 9 (1.15%) German Language
12 7 (0.89%) Banking
13 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.51%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.38%) Legal
15 3 (0.38%) Back Office
15 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (16.82%) Administrator
2 113 (14.39%) Analyst
2 113 (14.39%) Systems Administrator
3 83 (10.57%) Network Engineer
4 71 (9.04%) Developer
4 71 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (7.77%) Support Engineer
6 60 (7.64%) Linux Administrator
7 52 (6.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 46 (5.86%) Support Analyst
9 41 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
9 41 (5.22%) Consultant
10 37 (4.71%) Technical Support
11 36 (4.59%) IT Support
12 29 (3.69%) Technical Manager
13 25 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
14 24 (3.06%) .NET Developer
14 24 (3.06%) IT Support Analyst
15 22 (2.80%) Applications Support
15 22 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.76%) .NET
2 71 (9.04%) HTML
3 54 (6.88%) CSS
4 52 (6.62%) Web Services
5 45 (5.73%) XML
6 30 (3.82%) LAMP
6 30 (3.82%) .NET Framework
7 27 (3.44%) MAPI
8 25 (3.18%) WCF
9 24 (3.06%) jQuery
10 23 (2.93%) Ajax
11 22 (2.80%) SOAP
12 21 (2.68%) JMS
13 17 (2.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (1.91%) EDI
15 14 (1.78%) XHTML
15 14 (1.78%) EDIFACT
16 13 (1.66%) ASP.NET
17 12 (1.53%) J2EE
17 12 (1.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.36%) Clustering
2 72 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.73%) Open Source
5 32 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.31%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 20 (2.55%) Replication
9 17 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.27%) PKI
12 10 (1.27%) iPhone
13 9 (1.15%) Digital Media
14 8 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.02%) PDA
15 5 (0.64%) Smartphone
16 4 (0.51%) N-Tier
16 4 (0.51%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 507 (64.59%) Windows
2 401 (51.08%) Linux
3 163 (20.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 162 (20.64%) UNIX
5 109 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 97 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 75 (9.55%) Solaris
9 66 (8.41%) CentOS
10 61 (7.77%) Windows 7
11 42 (5.35%) Windows XP
12 41 (5.22%) Ubuntu
13 28 (3.57%) Debian
14 25 (3.18%) Android
14 25 (3.18%) Windows 8
15 24 (3.06%) Mac OS X
16 18 (2.29%) Windows Vista
17 14 (1.78%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.89%) FreeBSD
19 6 (0.76%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (22.80%) Load Balancing
2 152 (19.36%) ITIL
3 66 (8.41%) Migration
4 56 (7.13%) E-Commerce
5 45 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (5.61%) Configuration Management
7 43 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
8 40 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
8 40 (5.10%) Information Security
9 34 (4.33%) Project Management
9 34 (4.33%) Network Design
10 33 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (3.95%) SIEM
12 29 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 28 (3.57%) Time Management
14 26 (3.31%) DevOps
14 26 (3.31%) Software Engineering
15 23 (2.93%) Web Development
15 23 (2.93%) Change Management
15 23 (2.93%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (20.00%) Perl
2 146 (18.60%) SQL
3 124 (15.80%) PowerShell
4 100 (12.74%) Java
5 88 (11.21%) Bash Shell
6 73 (9.30%) Python
7 69 (8.79%) PHP
8 49 (6.24%) JavaScript
9 48 (6.11%) C#
10 33 (4.20%) VB.NET
11 24 (3.06%) VBScript
12 21 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.29%) C++
14 16 (2.04%) C
15 14 (1.78%) ActionScript
15 14 (1.78%) ActionScript 2.0
16 12 (1.53%) Ruby
17 10 (1.27%) Bourne shell
17 10 (1.27%) ECMAScript
18 4 (0.51%) AWK
Qualifications
1 99 (12.61%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (12.48%) Degree
3 70 (8.92%) CCNA
4 49 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (5.99%) CCNP
6 37 (4.71%) MCSE
6 37 (4.71%) Security Cleared
7 34 (4.33%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.93%) DV Cleared
9 22 (2.80%) MCSA
10 18 (2.29%) CCIE
11 17 (2.17%) MCP
12 12 (1.53%) CISSP
13 11 (1.40%) PMP
13 11 (1.40%) PMI Certification
14 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.15%) GCIA
14 9 (1.15%) GCIH
15 8 (1.02%) CCSA
15 8 (1.02%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.90%) SLA
2 42 (5.35%) PCI DSS
3 33 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.53%) QA
5 6 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.51%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 246 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 199 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (13.12%) Hyper-V
4 66 (8.41%) NFS
5 60 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (5.48%) Postfix
7 35 (4.46%) Terminal Services
8 33 (4.20%) vSphere
9 31 (3.95%) Samba
9 31 (3.95%) VMware ESX
10 30 (3.82%) Sendmail
11 20 (2.55%) IMail Server
12 19 (2.42%) XenApp
13 16 (2.04%) Snort
13 16 (2.04%) Firmware
14 14 (1.78%) XenDesktop
14 14 (1.78%) Varnish
15 9 (1.15%) SpamAssassin
15 9 (1.15%) Xen
16 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 49 (6.24%) Nagios
2 48 (6.11%) Puppet
3 41 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 27 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 21 (2.68%) Cacti
7 18 (2.29%) SCCM
8 16 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
9 15 (1.91%) NetBackup
9 15 (1.91%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.78%) WSUS
11 12 (1.53%) MIMEsweeper
11 12 (1.53%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.27%) Zenoss
12 10 (1.27%) SCOM
13 9 (1.15%) yum
14 8 (1.02%) Sysprep
14 8 (1.02%) MAILsweeper
14 8 (1.02%) Tivoli
14 8 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 289 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 282 (35.92%) VMware
3 236 (30.06%) Cisco
4 137 (17.45%) Red Hat
5 78 (9.94%) Citrix
6 77 (9.81%) Juniper
7 67 (8.54%) HP
8 56 (7.13%) Oracle
9 55 (7.01%) Symantec
10 50 (6.37%) CheckPoint
10 50 (6.37%) F5
11 44 (5.61%) NetApp
12 33 (4.20%) Apple
13 30 (3.82%) Fortinet
14 29 (3.69%) IronPort
15 25 (3.18%) EMC
16 24 (3.06%) CommVault
16 24 (3.06%) McAfee
17 19 (2.42%) Intel
17 19 (2.42%) Nokia
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 18-30K NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Circa £40K + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago