The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
UK
Rank 645 681 600
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -81
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 208 269 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.60% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 174 224 334
Median salary £37,750 £44,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.87% +12.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +6.49%

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
13896 16833 18919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.77% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13974 15358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 203 £37,500 -16.66% 26
London +5 65 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South East +33 46 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South West +42 45 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Berkshire +35 25 £45,000 -23.40% 3
City of London +48 21 £26,000 -31.57% 1
East of England +26 19 £45,000 +3.44% 1
Gloucestershire -5 17 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Gloucester +3 15 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Wiltshire +23 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading +29 10 £47,500 -17.39% 2
North West -10 10 £26,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +52 9 £30,000 -33.33%
West Midlands +13 9 £50,000 +81.81% 3
Devon - 9 £28,000 -
Salisbury - 9 £45,000 -
Farnham - 8 £30,000 -
East Sussex 0 7 £24,000 -4.00%
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Slough - 7 £50,000 - 1
Malvern +14 6 £50,000 -
Worcestershire -4 6 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Swindon +10 5 £31,250 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £48,500 +11.49% 1
Brighton +6 5 £23,000 -8.00%
Manchester -20 5 £34,000 +9.67% 1
Lancashire - 5 £17,000 - 1
Cambridge +9 4 £46,750 +10.00%
Suffolk +8 4 £30,000 +9.09%

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SMTP.

1 329 (64.38%) DNS
2 276 (54.01%) Windows
3 259 (50.68%) TCP/IP
4 223 (43.64%) Linux
5 192 (37.57%) Microsoft
6 179 (35.03%) DHCP
6 179 (35.03%) Firewall
7 157 (30.72%) HTTP
8 155 (30.33%) VMware
9 135 (26.42%) FTP
10 129 (25.24%) Active Directory
11 126 (24.66%) MS Exchange
11 126 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 118 (23.09%) MS Excel
13 110 (21.53%) Internet
14 107 (20.94%) SSL
15 104 (20.35%) ITIL
15 104 (20.35%) Windows Server
16 100 (19.57%) Cisco
17 99 (19.37%) WAN
17 99 (19.37%) SQL
18 98 (19.18%) SQL Server
19 97 (18.98%) LAN
20 96 (18.79%) VPN
21 87 (17.03%) Degree
21 87 (17.03%) Network Security
22 86 (16.83%) Unix
23 85 (16.63%) JavaScript
24 84 (16.44%) Java
24 84 (16.44%) Cisco Certification

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 126 (24.66%) MS Exchange
2 77 (15.07%) IIS
3 76 (14.87%) Apache
4 64 (12.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (6.46%) Tomcat
8 32 (6.26%) Skype for Business
9 31 (6.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (5.87%) SharePoint
11 27 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 26 (5.09%) JBoss
13 17 (3.33%) nginx
14 14 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (1.96%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.76%) IBM Domino
17 8 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 6 (1.17%) Liferay
19 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 118 (23.09%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.81%) MS Office
3 9 (1.76%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 7 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (7.44%) Office 365
3 25 (4.89%) SaaS
4 22 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.98%) GitHub
9 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.78%) Route 53
10 3 (0.59%) IaaS
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.39%) PaaS
12 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 329 (64.38%) DNS
2 259 (50.68%) TCP/IP
3 179 (35.03%) DHCP
3 179 (35.03%) Firewall
4 157 (30.72%) HTTP
5 135 (26.42%) FTP
6 110 (21.53%) Internet
7 107 (20.94%) SSL
8 99 (19.37%) WAN
9 97 (18.98%) LAN
10 96 (18.79%) VPN
11 87 (17.03%) Network Security
12 78 (15.26%) SAN
13 75 (14.68%) LDAP
14 71 (13.89%) IMAP
14 71 (13.89%) SNMP
15 62 (12.13%) Telnet
16 60 (11.74%) POP3
17 46 (9.00%) SSH
18 42 (8.22%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 74 (14.48%) MySQL
3 32 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.87%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.15%) Big Data
7 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.78%) Redis
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.89%) Cucumber
3 24 (4.70%) Eclipse
4 20 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.33%) JUnit
5 17 (3.33%) Subversion
6 13 (2.54%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (2.35%) WinDbg
8 10 (1.96%) JIRA
9 9 (1.76%) Mockito
9 9 (1.76%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.37%) Hudson
11 6 (1.17%) Selenium
11 6 (1.17%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.78%) AQtime
13 4 (0.78%) Grunt
13 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 74 (14.48%) Finance
2 43 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.13%) Banking
4 11 (2.15%) Dutch Language
4 11 (2.15%) French Language
5 7 (1.37%) Publishing
6 6 (1.17%) Spanish Language
7 5 (0.98%) Advertising
7 5 (0.98%) Marketing
7 5 (0.98%) Retail
8 4 (0.78%) Back Office
8 4 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (14.68%) Support Engineer
2 65 (12.72%) Analyst
3 62 (12.13%) Administrator
4 51 (9.98%) Linux Engineer
4 51 (9.98%) Network Engineer
5 47 (9.20%) Technical Support
6 41 (8.02%) Developer
7 39 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
8 31 (6.07%) Support Analyst
9 27 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (5.28%) IT Engineer
10 24 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (4.31%) SaaS Analyst
11 22 (4.31%) Security Engineer
12 21 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (3.91%) Field Engineer
14 19 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.52%) Technical Support Analyst
16 17 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.74%) HTML
2 55 (10.76%) CSS
3 54 (10.57%) XML
4 46 (9.00%) LAMP
5 34 (6.65%) .NET
6 32 (6.26%) Ajax
7 23 (4.50%) Web Services
8 20 (3.91%) jQuery
9 19 (3.72%) ASP.NET
9 19 (3.72%) HTML5
10 14 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (2.54%) MAPI
12 12 (2.35%) SOAP
13 10 (1.96%) 802.1X
13 10 (1.96%) DOM
13 10 (1.96%) XHTML
14 9 (1.76%) Gherkin
15 8 (1.57%) JSON
15 8 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
16 6 (1.17%) RFC 2821
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 43 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 41 (8.02%) Computer Science
5 31 (6.07%) Blackberry
6 28 (5.48%) Clustering
7 26 (5.09%) Driving Licence
8 21 (4.11%) Public Cloud
9 20 (3.91%) CESG
10 14 (2.74%) Client/Server
11 13 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.54%) PKI
12 12 (2.35%) Handset
13 10 (1.96%) Replication
14 6 (1.17%) Cryptography
14 6 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
14 6 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.98%) iPad
15 5 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
15 5 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 276 (54.01%) Windows
2 223 (43.64%) Linux
3 104 (20.35%) Windows Server
4 86 (16.83%) Unix
5 72 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (8.61%) Windows 7
9 35 (6.85%) Windows 8
10 27 (5.28%) Windows 10
11 25 (4.89%) CentOS
12 20 (3.91%) Solaris
13 18 (3.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 17 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (2.15%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.96%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.76%) Mac OS
18 8 (1.57%) Fedora
19 7 (1.37%) Android
19 7 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.35%) ITIL
2 67 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (9.20%) High Availability
3 47 (9.20%) Load Balancing
4 43 (8.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 42 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (8.02%) OOP
7 39 (7.63%) Mentoring
7 39 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 37 (7.24%) Scrum
9 35 (6.85%) Information Security
9 35 (6.85%) TDD
10 34 (6.65%) OO
10 34 (6.65%) SDLC
11 33 (6.46%) Change Management
12 32 (6.26%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (5.68%) CRM
13 29 (5.68%) Project Management
14 28 (5.48%) Data Loss Prevention
14 28 (5.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (19.37%) SQL
2 85 (16.63%) JavaScript
3 84 (16.44%) Java
4 76 (14.87%) Perl
5 57 (11.15%) PHP
5 57 (11.15%) PowerShell
6 53 (10.37%) Python
7 41 (8.02%) Bash Shell
8 37 (7.24%) C++
9 25 (4.89%) Ruby
10 24 (4.70%) C#
11 18 (3.52%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.74%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.96%) C
16 6 (1.17%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.17%) AWK
16 6 (1.17%) ECMAScript
16 6 (1.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 87 (17.03%) Degree
2 84 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (10.57%) Security Cleared
4 51 (9.98%) CCNA
4 51 (9.98%) CISSP
5 48 (9.39%) DV Cleared
6 43 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (7.83%) CCNP
8 35 (6.85%) MCSE
9 30 (5.87%) SC Cleared
10 23 (4.50%) RHCE
11 22 (4.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (2.94%) CCIE
13 14 (2.74%) GIAC
13 14 (2.74%) MCSA
14 13 (2.54%) CEH
15 11 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.96%) CISM
16 10 (1.96%) MCP
17 9 (1.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.46%) PCI DSS
2 28 (5.48%) SLA
3 15 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.76%) QA
6 2 (0.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 129 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 126 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (12.72%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.87%) NFS
4 30 (5.87%) vSphere
5 25 (4.89%) IMail Server
5 25 (4.89%) XenApp
6 21 (4.11%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.74%) Postfix
9 13 (2.54%) Sendmail
9 13 (2.54%) vCloud
10 12 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.96%) Docker
12 8 (1.57%) iptables
13 7 (1.37%) RHEV
13 7 (1.37%) Snort
14 6 (1.17%) Squid
15 5 (0.98%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (9.00%) Nagios
2 45 (8.81%) Puppet
3 25 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 18 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (3.13%) Tivoli
7 12 (2.35%) Ansible
8 11 (2.15%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.15%) SCOM
9 10 (1.96%) SCCM
10 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (1.57%) Salt
11 6 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.17%) Nmap
11 6 (1.17%) Terraform
11 6 (1.17%) WSUS
12 5 (0.98%) Cacti
12 5 (0.98%) OpenNMS
12 5 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 192 (37.57%) Microsoft
2 155 (30.33%) VMware
3 100 (19.57%) Cisco
4 68 (13.31%) Red Hat
5 42 (8.22%) Oracle
6 38 (7.44%) Citrix
7 37 (7.24%) NetApp
8 35 (6.85%) HP
9 34 (6.65%) IBM
10 22 (4.31%) CheckPoint
10 22 (4.31%) F5
10 22 (4.31%) Juniper
11 21 (4.11%) Apple
11 21 (4.11%) EMC
12 20 (3.91%) Brocade
13 19 (3.72%) Symantec
14 17 (3.33%) Sophos
15 15 (2.94%) Dell
15 15 (2.94%) Veeam
16 13 (2.54%) Splunk
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + 8% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
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Blackburn, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
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London
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London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Abington, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
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Frome
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London
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