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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 523 534 444
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -90
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 408 406 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 2.17% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 327 316 497
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
20108 18684 22335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15928 15114 18224
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +14 377 £41,500 -2.35% 51
London -2 146 £45,000 -18.18% 15
South East -38 87 £35,000 -8.19% 11
Yorkshire +9 46 £35,250 +28.18% 5
West Yorkshire +9 45 £35,000 +21.73% 5
Leeds +8 41 £26,000 -9.56% 2
North West -6 39 £48,000 -4.00% 4
South West +1 34 £48,750 +50.00% 8
East Sussex +9 29 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire -25 29 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Brighton +7 28 £36,250 -9.37%
Gloucestershire +8 24 £50,000 +4.16% 8
City of London -5 24 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Scotland +13 20 £28,500 -5.78% 1
Manchester -3 19 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Cheshire -21 16 £65,000 +30.00%
Oxfordshire +15 15 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Cheltenham - 15 £51,250 - 6
Reading -1 14 £50,000 +37.93%
Edinburgh +2 13 £28,500 -5.78%
Hampshire +1 12 £35,000 -3.44% 3
East of England -22 11 £42,500 -2.85% 5
Oxford +21 9 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Southampton +14 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands -19 7 £27,500 -8.33% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £27,500 -26.66%
Northern Ireland - 5 £33,750 -
Wallingford - 5 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 5 £33,750 -
Belfast - 5 £33,750 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 604 (67.34%) DNS
2 516 (57.53%) Windows
3 478 (53.29%) TCP/IP
4 410 (45.71%) Linux
5 303 (33.78%) Firewall
6 300 (33.44%) VMware
7 296 (33.00%) HTTP
8 289 (32.22%) Microsoft
9 267 (29.77%) Cisco
10 237 (26.42%) Internet
11 235 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 230 (25.64%) Load Balancing
13 229 (25.53%) Active Directory
14 215 (23.97%) Apache
15 205 (22.85%) DHCP
16 204 (22.74%) VPN
17 196 (21.85%) IIS
18 189 (21.07%) UNIX
18 189 (21.07%) Red Hat
19 186 (20.74%) LDAP
20 180 (20.07%) MS Exchange
21 179 (19.96%) Windows Server 2008
22 176 (19.62%) Perl
23 174 (19.40%) SQL Server
24 173 (19.29%) SSL
25 166 (18.51%) SQL
26 164 (18.28%) Java
27 159 (17.73%) BGP
28 157 (17.50%) FTP
29 156 (17.39%) MPLS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 215 (23.97%) Apache
2 196 (21.85%) IIS
3 180 (20.07%) MS Exchange
4 88 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 64 (7.13%) Lync
6 64 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 44 (4.91%) Tomcat
8 37 (4.12%) SharePoint
9 34 (3.79%) nginx
10 33 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (2.56%) WebSphere
12 22 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
12 22 (2.45%) CMS
13 21 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (2.23%) Lotus Domino
15 18 (2.01%) Adobe CQ
16 12 (1.34%) JBoss
17 10 (1.11%) Confluence
18 8 (0.89%) GroupWise
Applications
1 117 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Agresso
1 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.22%) ResourceLink
1 2 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 72 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (6.80%) SaaS
3 58 (6.47%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.90%) Basecamp
5 10 (1.11%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.78%) IaaS
6 7 (0.78%) Route 53
6 7 (0.78%) PaaS
6 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.22%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 604 (67.34%) DNS
2 478 (53.29%) TCP/IP
3 303 (33.78%) Firewall
4 296 (33.00%) HTTP
5 237 (26.42%) Internet
6 205 (22.85%) DHCP
7 204 (22.74%) VPN
8 186 (20.74%) LDAP
9 173 (19.29%) SSL
10 159 (17.73%) BGP
11 157 (17.50%) FTP
12 156 (17.39%) MPLS
13 133 (14.83%) SAN
14 127 (14.16%) OSPF
15 122 (13.60%) WAN
16 116 (12.93%) EIGRP
17 114 (12.71%) Cisco IOS
18 113 (12.60%) LAN
19 79 (8.81%) NAS
20 78 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 133 (14.83%) MySQL
3 63 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 41 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.01%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.01%) Jackrabbit
8 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.78%) Big Data
12 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.45%) Redis
13 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.45%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 59 (6.58%) Subversion
2 44 (4.91%) JIRA
3 39 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 30 (3.34%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.12%) JUnit
6 18 (2.01%) JMeter
6 18 (2.01%) Log4j
7 17 (1.90%) AQtime
7 17 (1.90%) WebLOAD
8 11 (1.23%) JSHint
8 11 (1.23%) Grunt
9 4 (0.45%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.45%) Emacs
10 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.11%) Hudson
11 1 (0.11%) Mockito
11 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
General
1 139 (15.50%) Finance
2 84 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.13%) Front Office
4 27 (3.01%) German Language
5 26 (2.90%) Law
6 23 (2.56%) Advertising
6 23 (2.56%) Publishing
7 21 (2.34%) Retail
8 20 (2.23%) Dutch Language
9 17 (1.90%) Games
10 14 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.56%) Marketing
11 12 (1.34%) Banking
12 9 (1.00%) Legal
13 6 (0.67%) Back Office
14 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.45%) French Language
15 3 (0.33%) Local Government
15 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (15.61%) Administrator
2 117 (13.04%) Analyst
3 114 (12.71%) Network Engineer
4 110 (12.26%) Systems Administrator
5 100 (11.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 80 (8.92%) Developer
7 66 (7.36%) Linux Administrator
8 60 (6.69%) Support Analyst
9 59 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 57 (6.35%) Support Engineer
11 41 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
11 41 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
12 40 (4.46%) Consultant
13 34 (3.79%) Technical Support
14 28 (3.12%) Senior Network Engineer
15 26 (2.90%) Applications Support
15 26 (2.90%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.56%) Messaging Engineer
17 22 (2.45%) IT Support
18 21 (2.34%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (13.71%) .NET
2 118 (13.15%) HTML
3 89 (9.92%) CSS
4 73 (8.14%) XML
5 60 (6.69%) Web Services
6 38 (4.24%) ASP.NET
6 38 (4.24%) SOAP
7 37 (4.12%) Ajax
8 34 (3.79%) LAMP
9 31 (3.46%) MAPI
10 26 (2.90%) jQuery
11 25 (2.79%) XHTML
12 22 (2.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 22 (2.45%) J2EE
13 21 (2.34%) Servlets
14 19 (2.12%) Hibernate
15 18 (2.01%) JSP
15 18 (2.01%) J2SE
15 18 (2.01%) DOM
15 18 (2.01%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 126 (14.05%) Clustering
2 64 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 56 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 50 (5.57%) Open Source
6 47 (5.24%) Blackberry
7 44 (4.91%) Mobile App
8 34 (3.79%) Client/Server
9 22 (2.45%) Digital Media
9 22 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (2.12%) Replication
11 18 (2.01%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.90%) PKI
13 9 (1.00%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.89%) Social Media
14 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.78%) CMDB
16 6 (0.67%) iPhone
17 5 (0.56%) User Experience
17 5 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 516 (57.53%) Windows
2 410 (45.71%) Linux
3 189 (21.07%) UNIX
4 179 (19.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 156 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 59 (6.58%) CentOS
10 58 (6.47%) Debian
11 57 (6.35%) Solaris
12 52 (5.80%) Ubuntu
13 33 (3.68%) Windows XP
14 30 (3.34%) Android
15 25 (2.79%) Apple iOS
16 24 (2.68%) Mac OS X
17 16 (1.78%) FreeBSD
18 14 (1.56%) Windows 8
19 13 (1.45%) OpenBSD
20 8 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (25.64%) Load Balancing
2 154 (17.17%) ITIL
3 102 (11.37%) E-Commerce
4 65 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (5.13%) Network Design
6 45 (5.02%) Migration
7 44 (4.91%) Service Delivery
8 41 (4.57%) Information Security
8 41 (4.57%) Kalman Filter
9 39 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 38 (4.24%) DevOps
11 37 (4.12%) Software Engineering
12 35 (3.90%) Capacity Management
12 35 (3.90%) Change Management
13 34 (3.79%) Network Management
14 33 (3.68%) Web Development
15 31 (3.46%) Configuration Management
16 28 (3.12%) Incident Management
16 28 (3.12%) Project Management
17 27 (3.01%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (19.62%) Perl
2 166 (18.51%) SQL
3 164 (18.28%) Java
4 151 (16.83%) PowerShell
5 150 (16.72%) Bash Shell
6 91 (10.14%) JavaScript
7 84 (9.36%) PHP
8 63 (7.02%) C#
9 49 (5.46%) Python
10 38 (4.24%) C++
11 33 (3.68%) Shell Script
12 26 (2.90%) VB.NET
12 26 (2.90%) Ruby
13 18 (2.01%) ECMAScript
13 18 (2.01%) XQuery
13 18 (2.01%) XPath
14 15 (1.67%) C
15 12 (1.34%) VBScript
16 5 (0.56%) AWK
17 4 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (15.27%) Degree
2 87 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (8.03%) MCSE
5 63 (7.02%) CCNA
6 50 (5.57%) CCNP
7 37 (4.12%) Security Cleared
8 34 (3.79%) SC Cleared
9 23 (2.56%) MCSA
10 22 (2.45%) MCITP
11 21 (2.34%) CCIE
12 17 (1.90%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.67%) MCTS
14 14 (1.56%) MCP
14 14 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.56%) GCIA
15 10 (1.11%) GIAC
16 9 (1.00%) GCIH
17 8 (0.89%) PMI Certification
18 7 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 51 (5.69%) SLA
3 33 (3.68%) QA
4 25 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 235 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 229 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 85 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
4 72 (8.03%) NFS
5 56 (6.24%) Hyper-V
6 53 (5.91%) Postfix
7 46 (5.13%) IMail Server
8 44 (4.91%) Samba
9 43 (4.79%) VMware ESX
10 31 (3.46%) vSphere
11 23 (2.56%) Squid
12 22 (2.45%) Terminal Services
13 19 (2.12%) Snort
14 16 (1.78%) Varnish
15 15 (1.67%) XenApp
16 14 (1.56%) Sendmail
16 14 (1.56%) UAG
17 13 (1.45%) Firmware
18 11 (1.23%) qmail
19 10 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (5.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 46 (5.13%) Nagios
3 44 (4.91%) Puppet
4 37 (4.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 29 (3.23%) Backup Exec
6 27 (3.01%) CiscoWorks
7 23 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 21 (2.34%) HP NNM
9 20 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (2.01%) NetBackup
11 14 (1.56%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.34%) MAILsweeper
13 11 (1.23%) Ansible
13 11 (1.23%) Zenoss
13 11 (1.23%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (1.00%) PureDisk
14 9 (1.00%) SCCM
14 9 (1.00%) SCOM
15 8 (0.89%) Cacti
Vendors
1 300 (33.44%) VMware
2 289 (32.22%) Microsoft
3 267 (29.77%) Cisco
4 189 (21.07%) Red Hat
5 89 (9.92%) Juniper
6 83 (9.25%) F5
7 79 (8.81%) Symantec
8 76 (8.47%) Citrix
9 73 (8.14%) HP
10 53 (5.91%) Oracle
11 52 (5.80%) CheckPoint
12 44 (4.91%) NetApp
13 29 (3.23%) MobileIron
14 23 (2.56%) McAfee
15 21 (2.34%) EMC
16 20 (2.23%) Adobe
16 20 (2.23%) Mitel
16 20 (2.23%) Polycom
16 20 (2.23%) IronPort
17 19 (2.12%) Avaya
Ipswich, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £35,319-£41,553 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum (salary to be experience determined)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Attractive bonus, share, pens & healthcare pac
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + +10% Bonus, +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £42000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago