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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 641 630 608
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 241 342 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.94% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 187 286 355
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £37,500 £38,125
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -1.63%

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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 225 £40,000 -11.11% 23
London -30 78 £57,500 +21.05% 5
South East +62 69 £30,000 -33.33% 8
South West +19 33 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Berkshire +30 28 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Sussex +23 18 £24,000 -4.00%
Reading +21 18 £55,000 -10.56% 2
Brighton +21 17 £24,000 -4.00%
East of England +19 15 £51,500 +87.27% 2
Gloucestershire -21 15 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Gloucester +7 14 £35,000 -19.07% 2
North West -26 12 £38,000 +4.82% 2
City of London +11 11 £60,000 +4.34%
Oxfordshire +41 10 £28,500 -
Yorkshire +20 10 £32,500 -14.47%
Wiltshire +12 10 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Abingdon +6 9 £28,500 -
Salisbury - 9 £40,000 - 1
Surrey - 8 £30,000 - 1
Farnham - 7 £30,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Doncaster - 6 - -
South Yorkshire - 6 - -
Manchester -20 5 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Essex +14 4 £48,500 +155.26%
Cambridge +10 4 £46,750 +70.00% 1
Malvern +9 4 £50,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £46,750 +70.00% 1
Hampshire +7 4 £45,000 -12.19% 3
North Yorkshire 0 4 £32,500 -27.77%

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 353 (61.50%) DNS
2 294 (51.22%) Windows
3 286 (49.83%) TCP/IP
4 269 (46.86%) Linux
5 211 (36.76%) Microsoft
6 187 (32.58%) Firewall
7 186 (32.40%) VMware
8 170 (29.62%) DHCP
9 163 (28.40%) FTP
9 163 (28.40%) HTTP
10 155 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 149 (25.96%) Active Directory
12 140 (24.39%) SQL
13 130 (22.65%) Internet
14 128 (22.30%) SQL Server
15 125 (21.78%) ITIL
16 121 (21.08%) MS Excel
17 120 (20.91%) MS Exchange
18 110 (19.16%) Windows Server
19 108 (18.82%) Cisco
20 107 (18.64%) VPN
21 99 (17.25%) Java
22 98 (17.07%) WAN
22 98 (17.07%) Finance
23 97 (16.90%) JavaScript
24 95 (16.55%) Degree
25 94 (16.38%) SSL
26 93 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
27 92 (16.03%) LAN
28 91 (15.85%) Agile Software Development

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
1 120 (20.91%) MS Exchange
2 90 (15.68%) Apache
3 80 (13.94%) IIS
4 49 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (6.10%) SharePoint
7 33 (5.75%) Tomcat
8 29 (5.05%) JBoss
8 29 (5.05%) Skype for Business
9 26 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 23 (4.01%) nginx
11 14 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (1.22%) Liferay
15 6 (1.05%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.87%) CMS
17 4 (0.70%) LiveLink
Applications
1 121 (21.08%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.27%) MS Office
3 10 (1.74%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.97%) Office 365
3 34 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.92%) SaaS
4 19 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.87%) GitHub
7 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.70%) IaaS
7 4 (0.70%) PaaS
7 4 (0.70%) Route 53
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 353 (61.50%) DNS
2 286 (49.83%) TCP/IP
3 187 (32.58%) Firewall
4 170 (29.62%) DHCP
5 163 (28.40%) FTP
5 163 (28.40%) HTTP
6 130 (22.65%) Internet
7 107 (18.64%) VPN
8 98 (17.07%) WAN
9 94 (16.38%) SSL
10 92 (16.03%) LAN
11 84 (14.63%) SAN
12 80 (13.94%) Network Security
13 71 (12.37%) LDAP
14 63 (10.98%) IMAP
15 62 (10.80%) SSH
16 54 (9.41%) SNMP
17 52 (9.06%) POP3
17 52 (9.06%) Telnet
18 49 (8.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 86 (14.98%) MySQL
3 36 (6.27%) Oracle Database
4 35 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.96%) Big Data
7 17 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
13 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (6.97%) Eclipse
2 36 (6.27%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.40%) Cucumber
4 26 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.53%) Subversion
5 24 (4.18%) JUnit
6 18 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.61%) JIRA
7 15 (2.61%) Mockito
8 14 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.26%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.09%) WinDbg
11 10 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.39%) Grunt
12 8 (1.39%) gulp
12 8 (1.39%) Vagrant
13 7 (1.22%) Hudson
14 6 (1.05%) Selenium
15 5 (0.87%) Log4j
16 4 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 98 (17.07%) Finance
2 48 (8.36%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.18%) Banking
4 17 (2.96%) French Language
5 15 (2.61%) Dutch Language
6 12 (2.09%) Retail
7 11 (1.92%) Law
8 8 (1.39%) Publishing
9 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.05%) Marketing
9 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.05%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (12.37%) Network Engineer
1 71 (12.37%) Support Engineer
2 65 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
3 62 (10.80%) Analyst
4 61 (10.63%) Administrator
5 54 (9.41%) Developer
6 41 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 38 (6.62%) Linux Administrator
8 34 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (5.75%) Support Analyst
10 29 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (4.70%) Technical Analyst
12 25 (4.36%) SaaS Analyst
13 24 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (4.18%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
14 23 (4.01%) Java Engineer
14 23 (4.01%) Java Software Engineer
15 21 (3.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.11%) HTML
2 73 (12.72%) CSS
3 56 (9.76%) XML
4 54 (9.41%) LAMP
5 50 (8.71%) .NET
6 41 (7.14%) Ajax
7 32 (5.57%) jQuery
7 32 (5.57%) Web Services
8 25 (4.36%) ASP.NET
9 22 (3.83%) HTML5
10 21 (3.66%) LEMP Stack
11 15 (2.61%) Gherkin
12 13 (2.26%) SOAP
13 12 (2.09%) JSON
13 12 (2.09%) LAPP Stack
14 11 (1.92%) DOM
14 11 (1.92%) XHTML
15 10 (1.74%) 802.1X
16 9 (1.57%) MAPI
17 8 (1.39%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.28%) Data Centre
3 52 (9.06%) Computer Science
4 49 (8.54%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.70%) CESG
6 19 (3.31%) PKI
7 18 (3.14%) Clustering
7 18 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.96%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.96%) Replication
9 15 (2.61%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.26%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.09%) Handset
12 11 (1.92%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.57%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.57%) Statistics
14 8 (1.39%) Blog
15 6 (1.05%) Cryptography
15 6 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
16 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 294 (51.22%) Windows
2 269 (46.86%) Linux
3 110 (19.16%) Windows Server
4 78 (13.59%) Unix
5 76 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (6.27%) CentOS
9 31 (5.40%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 21 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (3.48%) Windows 10
13 18 (3.14%) Windows 8
14 15 (2.61%) Solaris
14 15 (2.61%) Windows XP
15 14 (2.44%) Fedora
16 10 (1.74%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.57%) Android
18 8 (1.39%) Mac OS
18 8 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (21.78%) ITIL
2 91 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (10.10%) OOP
3 58 (10.10%) Scrum
3 58 (10.10%) TDD
4 51 (8.89%) OO
5 48 (8.36%) Mentoring
6 47 (8.19%) SDLC
7 45 (7.84%) Load Balancing
7 45 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
8 44 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 44 (7.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 43 (7.49%) Change Management
9 43 (7.49%) High Availability
10 41 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 36 (6.27%) CRM
12 35 (6.10%) BDD
13 33 (5.75%) Data Loss Prevention
13 33 (5.75%) DevOps
13 33 (5.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.39%) SQL
2 99 (17.25%) Java
3 97 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 80 (13.94%) Perl
5 67 (11.67%) Python
6 64 (11.15%) PHP
7 61 (10.63%) PowerShell
8 46 (8.01%) C++
9 43 (7.49%) Bash Shell
10 39 (6.79%) Ruby
11 34 (5.92%) C#
12 28 (4.88%) T-SQL
13 18 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.79%) PL/SQL
15 15 (2.61%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.92%) C
17 7 (1.22%) ECMAScript
18 6 (1.05%) ActionScript
18 6 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
18 6 (1.05%) AWK
Qualifications
1 95 (16.55%) Degree
2 87 (15.16%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (10.98%) CCNA
4 54 (9.41%) CISSP
5 48 (8.36%) Security Cleared
6 36 (6.27%) CCNP
6 36 (6.27%) DV Cleared
6 36 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (5.40%) SC Cleared
8 30 (5.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 28 (4.88%) MCSE
10 27 (4.70%) RHCE
11 18 (3.14%) CCIE
12 17 (2.96%) CEH
12 17 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (2.44%) RHCSA
14 13 (2.26%) MCSA
15 10 (1.74%) CISM
15 10 (1.74%) GIAC
16 7 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.10%) SLA
2 28 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 155 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (25.96%) Active Directory
3 52 (9.06%) Hyper-V
4 40 (6.97%) vSphere
5 32 (5.57%) NFS
6 31 (5.40%) IMail Server
7 28 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 24 (4.18%) Postfix
8 24 (4.18%) Sendmail
9 20 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (2.79%) Docker
10 16 (2.79%) vCloud
11 13 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (2.09%) XenApp
13 9 (1.57%) RHEV
14 8 (1.39%) iptables
15 7 (1.22%) Terminal Server
16 6 (1.05%) Squid
17 4 (0.70%) LXC
17 4 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (9.41%) Puppet
2 51 (8.89%) Nagios
3 29 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (3.83%) Tivoli
6 20 (3.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (2.26%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.26%) SCCM
8 12 (2.09%) SCOM
9 8 (1.39%) Rundeck
10 7 (1.22%) Ansible
11 6 (1.05%) Nmap
11 6 (1.05%) Terraform
11 6 (1.05%) WSUS
12 5 (0.87%) Cacti
12 5 (0.87%) OpenNMS
13 4 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.70%) Salt
13 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 211 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 186 (32.40%) VMware
3 108 (18.82%) Cisco
4 73 (12.72%) Red Hat
5 52 (9.06%) Oracle
6 44 (7.67%) HP
7 38 (6.62%) IBM
8 33 (5.75%) CheckPoint
9 30 (5.23%) NetApp
10 28 (4.88%) Citrix
10 28 (4.88%) EMC
11 27 (4.70%) Brocade
12 25 (4.36%) Symantec
13 21 (3.66%) Veeam
14 20 (3.48%) F5
15 18 (3.14%) Extreme Networks
15 18 (3.14%) Juniper
15 18 (3.14%) Sophos
16 16 (2.79%) Dell
16 16 (2.79%) Splunk
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