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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 540 519 439
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -80
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 409 405 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.16% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 328 315 485
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 24 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 24 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 -4 379 £41,500 -2.35% 54
London +4 150 £42,500 -22.72% 18
South East -39 83 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Yorkshire -10 46 £35,250 +28.18% 5
West Yorkshire +2 45 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Leeds +12 41 £26,000 -20.00% 2
North West -14 40 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South West -7 34 £50,000 +53.84% 8
East Sussex +8 27 £35,000 -12.50%
Brighton -1 26 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire -28 26 £39,250 +4.66% 3
Gloucestershire +10 24 £50,000 +4.16% 8
City of London -5 22 £40,000 -30.43% 8
Manchester +1 20 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Scotland +7 19 £27,250 -9.91% 1
Oxfordshire +24 16 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Cheshire -16 16 £65,000 +30.00%
Cheltenham - 14 £52,500 - 6
Hampshire -5 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Edinburgh -6 13 £28,500 -5.78%
East of England -19 13 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Reading -5 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxford +22 10 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Southampton +9 8 £42,500 +17.24% 2
East Midlands 0 6 £27,500 -26.66%
West Midlands -13 6 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £54,000 +35.00% 3
Wallingford - 5 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 5 £33,750 -
Belfast - 5 £33,750 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 614 (67.55%) DNS
2 524 (57.65%) Windows
3 484 (53.25%) TCP/IP
4 417 (45.87%) Linux
5 310 (34.10%) Firewall
6 302 (33.22%) VMware
7 301 (33.11%) HTTP
8 293 (32.23%) Microsoft
9 270 (29.70%) Cisco
10 240 (26.40%) Internet
11 234 (25.74%) Active Directory
11 234 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 229 (25.19%) Load Balancing
13 216 (23.76%) Apache
14 211 (23.21%) DHCP
15 205 (22.55%) VPN
16 197 (21.67%) IIS
17 190 (20.90%) LDAP
17 190 (20.90%) UNIX
17 190 (20.90%) Red Hat
18 183 (20.13%) MS Exchange
19 181 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
20 177 (19.47%) SSL
20 177 (19.47%) Perl
21 176 (19.36%) SQL Server
22 170 (18.70%) SQL
23 164 (18.04%) Java
24 161 (17.71%) FTP
25 158 (17.38%) BGP
26 156 (17.16%) MPLS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 216 (23.76%) Apache
2 197 (21.67%) IIS
3 183 (20.13%) MS Exchange
4 88 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 69 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 64 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 64 (7.04%) Lync
7 46 (5.06%) Tomcat
8 38 (4.18%) SharePoint
9 34 (3.74%) nginx
10 33 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 23 (2.53%) WebSphere
12 22 (2.42%) CMS
12 22 (2.42%) Office Communications Server
13 21 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
15 18 (1.98%) Adobe CQ
16 13 (1.43%) JBoss
17 11 (1.21%) Confluence
18 8 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 118 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
5 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
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%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (6.93%) SaaS
3 60 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.87%) Basecamp
5 10 (1.10%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.77%) Route 53
6 7 (0.77%) IaaS
6 7 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.77%) PaaS
7 4 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) Office 365
8 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 614 (67.55%) DNS
2 484 (53.25%) TCP/IP
3 310 (34.10%) Firewall
4 301 (33.11%) HTTP
5 240 (26.40%) Internet
6 211 (23.21%) DHCP
7 205 (22.55%) VPN
8 190 (20.90%) LDAP
9 177 (19.47%) SSL
10 161 (17.71%) FTP
11 158 (17.38%) BGP
12 156 (17.16%) MPLS
13 135 (14.85%) SAN
14 126 (13.86%) OSPF
15 124 (13.64%) WAN
16 117 (12.87%) LAN
17 115 (12.65%) EIGRP
18 113 (12.43%) Cisco IOS
19 81 (8.91%) SNMP
20 79 (8.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (19.36%) SQL Server
2 134 (14.74%) MySQL
3 63 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 41 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.98%) Jackrabbit
7 18 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.77%) Big Data
11 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.44%) Redis
12 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.44%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 60 (6.60%) Subversion
2 45 (4.95%) JIRA
3 40 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.09%) JUnit
6 18 (1.98%) JMeter
6 18 (1.98%) Log4j
7 17 (1.87%) WebLOAD
7 17 (1.87%) AQtime
8 11 (1.21%) Grunt
8 11 (1.21%) JSHint
9 4 (0.44%) Emacs
9 4 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.44%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.11%) Mockito
11 1 (0.11%) Hudson
11 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
General
1 141 (15.51%) Finance
2 85 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.06%) Front Office
4 27 (2.97%) German Language
5 26 (2.86%) Law
6 23 (2.53%) Advertising
6 23 (2.53%) Publishing
7 21 (2.31%) Retail
8 20 (2.20%) Dutch Language
9 18 (1.98%) Games
10 14 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.54%) Marketing
11 12 (1.32%) Banking
12 9 (0.99%) Legal
13 6 (0.66%) Back Office
14 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.44%) French Language
16 3 (0.33%) Local Government
17 2 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 142 (15.62%) Administrator
2 121 (13.31%) Analyst
3 116 (12.76%) Network Engineer
4 110 (12.10%) Systems Administrator
5 99 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 82 (9.02%) Developer
7 67 (7.37%) Linux Administrator
8 61 (6.71%) Support Analyst
9 58 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 58 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 41 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
10 41 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
11 39 (4.29%) Consultant
12 34 (3.74%) Technical Support
13 28 (3.08%) .NET Developer
13 28 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
14 26 (2.86%) Applications Support
15 24 (2.64%) IT Support
16 23 (2.53%) Messaging Engineer
17 22 (2.42%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (13.75%) .NET
2 119 (13.09%) HTML
3 89 (9.79%) CSS
4 75 (8.25%) XML
5 61 (6.71%) Web Services
6 39 (4.29%) SOAP
7 38 (4.18%) ASP.NET
8 37 (4.07%) Ajax
9 34 (3.74%) LAMP
10 31 (3.41%) MAPI
11 26 (2.86%) jQuery
12 25 (2.75%) XHTML
13 22 (2.42%) J2EE
13 22 (2.42%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 21 (2.31%) Servlets
15 19 (2.09%) Hibernate
16 18 (1.98%) Lucene
16 18 (1.98%) JCE
16 18 (1.98%) JSF
16 18 (1.98%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 126 (13.86%) Clustering
2 66 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 58 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 50 (5.50%) Open Source
6 47 (5.17%) Blackberry
7 44 (4.84%) Mobile App
8 34 (3.74%) Client/Server
9 22 (2.42%) Digital Media
9 22 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (2.09%) Replication
11 18 (1.98%) Mathematics
12 17 (1.87%) PKI
13 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.99%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.88%) Social Media
16 7 (0.77%) CMDB
17 6 (0.66%) iPhone
18 5 (0.55%) Online Games
18 5 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 524 (57.65%) Windows
2 417 (45.87%) Linux
3 190 (20.90%) UNIX
4 181 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 156 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 70 (7.70%) Windows 7
9 63 (6.93%) CentOS
10 58 (6.38%) Debian
10 58 (6.38%) Solaris
11 52 (5.72%) Ubuntu
12 34 (3.74%) Windows XP
13 30 (3.30%) Android
14 26 (2.86%) Mac OS X
15 25 (2.75%) Apple iOS
16 16 (1.76%) FreeBSD
17 14 (1.54%) Windows 8
18 13 (1.43%) OpenBSD
19 8 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (25.19%) Load Balancing
2 156 (17.16%) ITIL
3 100 (11.00%) E-Commerce
4 66 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (5.06%) Network Design
5 46 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 45 (4.95%) Migration
7 43 (4.73%) Information Security
8 41 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
9 39 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
10 38 (4.18%) DevOps
11 37 (4.07%) Software Engineering
12 35 (3.85%) Change Management
12 35 (3.85%) Capacity Management
13 34 (3.74%) Network Management
14 33 (3.63%) Web Development
15 31 (3.41%) Project Management
15 31 (3.41%) Configuration Management
16 28 (3.08%) Incident Management
17 27 (2.97%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (19.47%) Perl
2 170 (18.70%) SQL
3 164 (18.04%) Java
4 149 (16.39%) PowerShell
4 149 (16.39%) Bash Shell
5 91 (10.01%) JavaScript
6 85 (9.35%) PHP
7 63 (6.93%) C#
8 53 (5.83%) Python
9 38 (4.18%) C++
10 34 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 26 (2.86%) Ruby
11 26 (2.86%) VB.NET
12 18 (1.98%) ECMAScript
12 18 (1.98%) XPath
12 18 (1.98%) XQuery
13 15 (1.65%) C
14 11 (1.21%) VBScript
15 5 (0.55%) AWK
16 4 (0.44%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 139 (15.29%) Degree
2 88 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (7.92%) MCSE
5 64 (7.04%) CCNA
6 50 (5.50%) CCNP
7 38 (4.18%) Security Cleared
8 35 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 23 (2.53%) MCSA
10 22 (2.42%) MCITP
11 21 (2.31%) CCIE
12 18 (1.98%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.65%) MCTS
14 14 (1.54%) MCP
14 14 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.54%) GCIA
15 10 (1.10%) GIAC
16 9 (0.99%) GCIH
16 9 (0.99%) PMI Certification
17 7 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.47%) PCI DSS
2 52 (5.72%) SLA
3 33 (3.63%) QA
4 25 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (25.74%) Active Directory
1 234 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
3 74 (8.14%) NFS
4 58 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 53 (5.83%) Postfix
6 46 (5.06%) IMail Server
7 45 (4.95%) Samba
8 43 (4.73%) VMware ESX
9 32 (3.52%) vSphere
10 23 (2.53%) Squid
11 22 (2.42%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.20%) Snort
13 16 (1.76%) Varnish
14 15 (1.65%) XenApp
15 14 (1.54%) Sendmail
15 14 (1.54%) UAG
16 13 (1.43%) Firmware
17 11 (1.21%) qmail
18 10 (1.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 46 (5.06%) Nagios
2 46 (5.06%) Puppet
3 37 (4.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 29 (3.19%) Backup Exec
5 27 (2.97%) CiscoWorks
6 23 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 21 (2.31%) HP NNM
8 20 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (1.98%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.54%) HAProxy
11 12 (1.32%) MAILsweeper
12 11 (1.21%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.21%) Zenoss
12 11 (1.21%) Ansible
13 10 (1.10%) SCCM
14 9 (0.99%) SCOM
14 9 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (0.99%) PureDisk
15 8 (0.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 302 (33.22%) VMware
2 293 (32.23%) Microsoft
3 270 (29.70%) Cisco
4 190 (20.90%) Red Hat
5 91 (10.01%) Juniper
6 83 (9.13%) F5
7 79 (8.69%) Citrix
7 79 (8.69%) Symantec
8 76 (8.36%) HP
9 54 (5.94%) Oracle
10 53 (5.83%) CheckPoint
11 43 (4.73%) NetApp
12 29 (3.19%) MobileIron
13 23 (2.53%) McAfee
14 22 (2.42%) EMC
15 20 (2.20%) Adobe
15 20 (2.20%) Mitel
15 20 (2.20%) IronPort
15 20 (2.20%) Polycom
16 19 (2.09%) Avaya
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
LA International
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £35,319-£41,553 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum (salary to be experience determined)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago