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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 683 589 564
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -25
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 272 372 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.96% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 228 322 342
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%

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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -68 265 £43,500 +4.81% 38
London -32 119 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South East -41 82 £45,000 +16.88% 17
Berkshire +6 35 £57,500 +38.55% 9
Reading +19 20 £55,000 +39.24% 7
South West -9 20 £37,500 -23.07% 6
East Sussex +16 18 £25,000 - 1
Brighton +13 18 £25,000 -
City of London +40 15 £38,000 -15.55% 1
North West +1 15 £31,000 -54.07% 6
Hampshire -4 14 £50,000 +29.87% 2
East of England -11 14 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Wiltshire +14 10 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Swindon +12 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire -4 9 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Hertfordshire -7 9 £37,500 -37.50%
Cheltenham +10 8 £37,250 -25.50% 2
Oxfordshire -15 8 - - 3
Manchester +22 7 £27,500 -14.72% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -2 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Abingdon -10 7 - - 2
Maidenhead - 7 £60,000 - 1
Croydon - 7 £43,500 -
Cheshire +9 6 £47,750 -29.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Yorkshire +12 4 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Knutsford 0 4 £50,500 -25.18% 1
Essex -1 4 £23,500 -47.77%
Cambridge - 4 £42,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 4 - -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 396 (61.11%) DNS
2 343 (52.93%) Windows
3 296 (45.68%) Linux
4 293 (45.22%) Microsoft
5 286 (44.14%) TCP/IP
6 247 (38.12%) HTTP
7 197 (30.40%) VMware
8 188 (29.01%) Active Directory
9 186 (28.70%) Firewall
10 177 (27.31%) SQL
11 166 (25.62%) Cisco
12 165 (25.46%) Internet
13 161 (24.85%) Windows Server
14 151 (23.30%) SQL Server
15 148 (22.84%) MS Excel
16 147 (22.69%) MS Exchange
17 139 (21.45%) MySQL
18 138 (21.30%) Apache
19 134 (20.68%) SSL
19 134 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 131 (20.22%) FTP
21 121 (18.67%) Degree
22 118 (18.21%) DHCP
23 114 (17.59%) Finance
24 113 (17.44%) Perl
25 109 (16.82%) Python
26 108 (16.67%) Load Balancing
27 103 (15.90%) Unix
28 102 (15.74%) IIS
29 96 (14.81%) VPN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 147 (22.69%) MS Exchange
2 138 (21.30%) Apache
3 102 (15.74%) IIS
4 56 (8.64%) Tomcat
5 52 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (5.71%) JBoss
7 24 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 23 (3.55%) nginx
9 21 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (3.09%) OpenStack
11 19 (2.93%) Lync
12 18 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (2.31%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.23%) WordPress
15 7 (1.08%) Joomla!
15 7 (1.08%) Moodle
16 6 (0.93%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 148 (22.84%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.10%) MS Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS Project
4 5 (0.77%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.54%) Cognos Planning
2 10 (1.54%) ResourceLink
2 10 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.08%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Documaker
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Faxination
4 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.79%) SaaS
3 32 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (3.09%) Office 365
5 12 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.62%) Datadog
7 4 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.46%) IaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) Joyent
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 396 (61.11%) DNS
2 286 (44.14%) TCP/IP
3 247 (38.12%) HTTP
4 186 (28.70%) Firewall
5 165 (25.46%) Internet
6 134 (20.68%) SSL
7 131 (20.22%) FTP
8 118 (18.21%) DHCP
9 96 (14.81%) VPN
10 86 (13.27%) SAN
10 86 (13.27%) WAN
11 79 (12.19%) LAN
12 60 (9.26%) SSH
13 57 (8.80%) VoIP
14 56 (8.64%) LDAP
15 55 (8.49%) SNMP
16 54 (8.33%) HTTPS
17 40 (6.17%) MPLS
18 37 (5.71%) Network Security
19 36 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 139 (21.45%) MySQL
3 51 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (2.16%) MS Access
7 14 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.54%) Cognos Impromptu
10 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.77%) Redis
12 5 (0.77%) SQLite
13 4 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (7.10%) JIRA
2 44 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 43 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 23 (3.55%) Git (software)
6 20 (3.09%) SoapUI
7 17 (2.62%) Fiddler
7 17 (2.62%) Subversion
7 17 (2.62%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.47%) NCrunch
8 16 (2.47%) NUnit
9 15 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.23%) git-flow
11 5 (0.77%) Hudson
12 4 (0.62%) GitLab
12 4 (0.62%) JUnit
12 4 (0.62%) Log4j
13 3 (0.46%) AQtime
13 3 (0.46%) WebLOAD
General
1 114 (17.59%) Finance
2 62 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.94%) Banking
4 34 (5.25%) Retail
5 29 (4.48%) Front Office
6 21 (3.24%) Dutch Language
7 19 (2.93%) Marketing
8 9 (1.39%) Back Office
8 9 (1.39%) Legal
9 8 (1.23%) Law
10 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.62%) Games
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (15.28%) Administrator
2 75 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 71 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
4 63 (9.72%) Developer
5 62 (9.57%) Analyst
6 61 (9.41%) Network Engineer
7 54 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
8 49 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 49 (7.56%) Technical Support
9 43 (6.64%) Linux Administrator
9 43 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
10 38 (5.86%) Consultant
11 36 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
12 33 (5.09%) Cisco Engineer
13 31 (4.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 27 (4.17%) Team Leader
14 27 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
15 26 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (4.01%) Technical Engineer
15 26 (4.01%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.35%) Web Services
2 79 (12.19%) HTML
3 72 (11.11%) LAMP
4 69 (10.65%) CSS
5 65 (10.03%) .NET
6 59 (9.10%) XML
7 52 (8.02%) jQuery
8 51 (7.87%) SOAP
9 48 (7.41%) Ajax
10 38 (5.86%) ASP.NET
11 28 (4.32%) JSON
11 28 (4.32%) WCF
12 25 (3.86%) RESTful
13 24 (3.70%) .NET Framework
13 24 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
13 24 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
14 23 (3.55%) Entity Framework
14 23 (3.55%) LINQ
15 19 (2.93%) CSS3
15 19 (2.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 41 (6.33%) Clustering
5 37 (5.71%) Client/Server
6 29 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 28 (4.32%) Replication
8 20 (3.09%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 17 (2.62%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (2.47%) N-Tier
11 15 (2.31%) PKI
12 12 (1.85%) Blog
13 11 (1.70%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.39%) User Experience
15 8 (1.23%) EqualLogic
16 7 (1.08%) Digital Media
16 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 343 (52.93%) Windows
2 296 (45.68%) Linux
3 161 (24.85%) Windows Server
4 103 (15.90%) Unix
5 73 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (6.48%) Solaris
9 32 (4.94%) Windows 7
10 31 (4.78%) CentOS
11 27 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (4.17%) Windows XP
12 20 (3.09%) AIX
13 15 (2.31%) Windows 8
13 15 (2.31%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.54%) Android
15 8 (1.23%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.23%) Debian
16 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.93%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 79 (12.19%) ITIL
3 65 (10.03%) Configuration Management
4 50 (7.72%) Service Management
5 47 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 47 (7.25%) High Availability
5 47 (7.25%) Mentoring
6 46 (7.10%) Project Management
7 38 (5.86%) Migration
7 38 (5.86%) OO
8 37 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (4.94%) Change Management
9 32 (4.94%) Service Delivery
10 31 (4.78%) CRM
11 30 (4.63%) Capacity Management
11 30 (4.63%) Project Planning
12 29 (4.48%) DevOps
12 29 (4.48%) Line Management
13 28 (4.32%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.31%) SQL
2 113 (17.44%) Perl
3 109 (16.82%) Python
4 83 (12.81%) JavaScript
5 67 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 64 (9.88%) PHP
7 63 (9.72%) PowerShell
8 57 (8.80%) C#
9 48 (7.41%) Java
10 28 (4.32%) T-SQL
11 26 (4.01%) C++
11 26 (4.01%) Shell Script
12 24 (3.70%) C
13 23 (3.55%) VBScript
14 15 (2.31%) Ruby
15 14 (2.16%) XPath
15 14 (2.16%) XQuery
16 11 (1.70%) VB
17 5 (0.77%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (18.67%) Degree
2 95 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (7.87%) CCNP
4 47 (7.25%) CCNA
5 23 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (3.24%) Security Cleared
7 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.16%) MCSE
8 14 (2.16%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.01%) CCIE
10 10 (1.54%) CCDE
10 10 (1.54%) CCSP
10 10 (1.54%) CISSP
11 8 (1.23%) CEH
11 8 (1.23%) RHCE
12 7 (1.08%) MCP
13 6 (0.93%) SANS
14 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.62%) MCSA
14 4 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.79%) SLA
2 43 (6.64%) QA
3 9 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) BS25999
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 134 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (9.10%) vSphere
4 46 (7.10%) NFS
5 39 (6.02%) IMail Server
6 37 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 19 (2.93%) Squid
8 18 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.31%) iptables
9 15 (2.31%) Postfix
10 14 (2.16%) Sendmail
11 13 (2.01%) Xen
12 12 (1.85%) qmail
12 12 (1.85%) vCloud
13 11 (1.70%) XenApp
14 10 (1.54%) XenDesktop
15 9 (1.39%) Docker
16 8 (1.23%) VMware ESX
16 8 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (1.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 81 (12.50%) Nagios
2 59 (9.10%) Puppet
3 47 (7.25%) Cacti
4 32 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 29 (4.48%) SCCM
6 23 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (3.09%) ZABBIX
8 18 (2.78%) logstash
9 15 (2.31%) Graphite
10 12 (1.85%) collectd
10 12 (1.85%) Ganglia
10 12 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 11 (1.70%) Ansible
11 11 (1.70%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.70%) SCOM
12 10 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.39%) FortiGate
14 8 (1.23%) Zenoss
15 7 (1.08%) cPanel
15 7 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 293 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 197 (30.40%) VMware
3 166 (25.62%) Cisco
4 65 (10.03%) Oracle
5 64 (9.88%) Citrix
6 55 (8.49%) Red Hat
7 35 (5.40%) HP
8 31 (4.78%) F5
9 27 (4.17%) Dell
9 27 (4.17%) NetApp
10 25 (3.86%) SolarWinds
11 24 (3.70%) Symantec
12 22 (3.40%) EMC
13 20 (3.09%) IBM
13 20 (3.09%) Juniper
14 17 (2.62%) Apple
15 16 (2.47%) Avaya
15 16 (2.47%) CheckPoint
16 15 (2.31%) Google
16 15 (2.31%) McAfee
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tribal Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £64,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AspireCom
Salary: Share Options/Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £46 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: From £34,997 to £43,747 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Lewes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago