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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 484 526 434
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -92
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 490 370 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 1.98% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 367 280 533
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +39 469 £45,000 +12.50% 27
South East +9 159 £42,000 +20.00% 5
London -1 154 £50,000 +3.09% 11
East Sussex +15 61 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Berkshire +2 60 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Brighton +18 59 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Yorkshire +9 57 £35,000 +27.27% 3
West Yorkshire +17 55 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Leeds +24 52 £30,500 -32.22% 2
Reading +22 49 £50,000 +81.81%
South West -8 35 £35,000 +2.94% 3
North West +5 29 £41,000 -4.65% 2
Gloucestershire +10 23 £37,500 -21.87% 1
City of London -25 21 £52,500 - 3
Manchester +6 17 £39,500 -21.00% 1
East Midlands -17 17 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Cheltenham - 17 £37,500 -
Scotland -6 14 £28,500 -
Nottingham -2 13 £43,750 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire -4 13 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -21 13 £43,750 +25.00% 1
East of England -18 11 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +3 10 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Cheshire -7 10 £52,500 +23.52%
Edinburgh -4 8 £28,500 -
Bracknell - 8 £52,500 -
Oxford +1 7 £18,500 -47.14% 1
Surrey -25 6 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Essex +9 5 £50,000 +4.16%
Southampton +3 5 £42,500 +9.67%

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 650 (67.57%) DNS
2 503 (52.29%) Windows
3 480 (49.90%) TCP/IP
4 443 (46.05%) Linux
5 350 (36.38%) HTTP
6 338 (35.14%) VMware
7 319 (33.16%) Firewall
8 307 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 279 (29.00%) Internet
10 269 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 264 (27.44%) Cisco
12 231 (24.01%) Load Balancing
13 228 (23.70%) Active Directory
14 220 (22.87%) Apache
15 218 (22.66%) LDAP
16 216 (22.45%) Red Hat
17 213 (22.14%) DHCP
18 209 (21.73%) SSL
18 209 (21.73%) UNIX
19 202 (21.00%) VPN
20 199 (20.69%) SQL Server
20 199 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
21 180 (18.71%) IIS
22 177 (18.40%) Java
22 177 (18.40%) Perl
23 176 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 174 (18.09%) MS Exchange
25 168 (17.46%) SQL
26 164 (17.05%) ITIL
27 163 (16.94%) FTP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 220 (22.87%) Apache
2 180 (18.71%) IIS
3 174 (18.09%) MS Exchange
4 116 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 83 (8.63%) Lync
6 62 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (5.93%) Tomcat
9 47 (4.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (3.74%) SharePoint
11 35 (3.64%) WebSphere
12 32 (3.33%) nginx
13 30 (3.12%) Office Communications Server
14 27 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (2.60%) CMS
16 24 (2.49%) Adobe CQ
17 21 (2.18%) Lotus Domino
18 17 (1.77%) GroupWise
19 10 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 10 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 144 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.21%) SunGard AvantGard
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
1 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.07%) SaaS
2 64 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.08%) Basecamp
5 11 (1.14%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.73%) IaaS
6 7 (0.73%) PaaS
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.62%) Office 365
8 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.21%) Route 53
10 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 650 (67.57%) DNS
2 480 (49.90%) TCP/IP
3 350 (36.38%) HTTP
4 319 (33.16%) Firewall
5 279 (29.00%) Internet
6 218 (22.66%) LDAP
7 213 (22.14%) DHCP
8 209 (21.73%) SSL
9 202 (21.00%) VPN
10 163 (16.94%) FTP
11 159 (16.53%) SAN
11 159 (16.53%) BGP
12 143 (14.86%) MPLS
13 129 (13.41%) OSPF
14 126 (13.10%) WAN
15 120 (12.47%) LAN
16 119 (12.37%) EIGRP
17 104 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
18 95 (9.88%) NAS
19 82 (8.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 156 (16.22%) MySQL
3 86 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 32 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (2.49%) Jackrabbit
8 22 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.04%) Big Data
12 7 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.62%) Redis
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.21%) JasperReports
16 2 (0.21%) SAP BW
16 2 (0.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 82 (8.52%) Subversion
2 64 (6.65%) JIRA
3 39 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.43%) Git (software)
5 25 (2.60%) JUnit
6 24 (2.49%) Log4j
7 18 (1.87%) JMeter
8 17 (1.77%) WebLOAD
8 17 (1.77%) AQtime
9 6 (0.62%) Grunt
9 6 (0.62%) JSHint
10 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.42%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.31%) Redmine
12 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (14.97%) Finance
2 78 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.20%) Front Office
4 38 (3.95%) Law
5 34 (3.53%) German Language
6 29 (3.01%) Publishing
7 25 (2.60%) Dutch Language
8 22 (2.29%) Marketing
9 21 (2.18%) Games
10 20 (2.08%) Retail
11 18 (1.87%) Advertising
12 17 (1.77%) Legal
13 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.35%) Banking
15 10 (1.04%) Back Office
16 6 (0.62%) French Language
17 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.52%) Local Government
18 4 (0.42%) Italian Language
18 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (17.67%) Administrator
2 132 (13.72%) Systems Administrator
3 113 (11.75%) Analyst
4 109 (11.33%) Network Engineer
5 89 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 88 (9.15%) Developer
7 76 (7.90%) Linux Administrator
8 72 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 62 (6.44%) Support Analyst
10 59 (6.13%) Support Engineer
11 53 (5.51%) Consultant
12 48 (4.99%) Linux Engineer
13 35 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (3.43%) Applications Support
15 30 (3.12%) Senior Network Engineer
16 29 (3.01%) Messaging Engineer
17 27 (2.81%) Java Developer
18 24 (2.49%) Technical Support
19 23 (2.39%) .NET Developer
20 22 (2.29%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (14.14%) HTML
2 124 (12.89%) .NET
3 92 (9.56%) CSS
4 87 (9.04%) XML
5 57 (5.93%) ASP.NET
6 52 (5.41%) Web Services
7 51 (5.30%) Ajax
8 50 (5.20%) SOAP
9 37 (3.85%) LAMP
10 33 (3.43%) XHTML
11 29 (3.01%) J2EE
11 29 (3.01%) jQuery
12 28 (2.91%) Servlets
13 27 (2.81%) Hibernate
14 25 (2.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 24 (2.49%) JPA
15 24 (2.49%) OSGi
15 24 (2.49%) Apache Sling
15 24 (2.49%) Apache Felix
15 24 (2.49%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 128 (13.31%) Clustering
2 66 (6.86%) Client/Server
3 62 (6.44%) Blackberry
3 62 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 62 (6.44%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.99%) Open Source
5 44 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.49%) Replication
7 20 (2.08%) PKI
7 20 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 18 (1.87%) Social Media
9 15 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.35%) iPhone
12 10 (1.04%) Online Games
13 9 (0.94%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.83%) CLARiiON
15 7 (0.73%) Firmware
15 7 (0.73%) Statistics
15 7 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 503 (52.29%) Windows
2 443 (46.05%) Linux
3 209 (21.73%) UNIX
4 199 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 176 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 83 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (8.42%) Windows 7
8 76 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (7.38%) CentOS
9 71 (7.38%) Solaris
10 68 (7.07%) Debian
11 49 (5.09%) Ubuntu
12 44 (4.57%) Android
13 40 (4.16%) Windows XP
14 33 (3.43%) Apple iOS
15 25 (2.60%) AIX
15 25 (2.60%) Mac OS X
16 14 (1.46%) Windows 8
17 13 (1.35%) FreeBSD
18 10 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (24.01%) Load Balancing
2 164 (17.05%) ITIL
3 104 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 62 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 56 (5.82%) Capacity Management
5 56 (5.82%) Kalman Filter
6 55 (5.72%) DevOps
7 52 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 47 (4.89%) Service Management
8 47 (4.89%) Network Design
9 44 (4.57%) Problem Management
10 42 (4.37%) Network Management
11 41 (4.26%) Incident Management
12 40 (4.16%) Change Management
13 38 (3.95%) Software Engineering
13 38 (3.95%) Information Security
14 34 (3.53%) Web Development
14 34 (3.53%) Project Management
14 34 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
15 30 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 177 (18.40%) Java
1 177 (18.40%) Perl
2 168 (17.46%) SQL
3 154 (16.01%) Bash Shell
4 139 (14.45%) PowerShell
5 103 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 89 (9.25%) PHP
7 67 (6.96%) C#
8 49 (5.09%) Python
9 37 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.12%) Ruby
11 25 (2.60%) C++
12 24 (2.49%) ECMAScript
13 22 (2.29%) XPath
14 21 (2.18%) XQuery
15 14 (1.46%) VBScript
16 12 (1.25%) AWK
17 11 (1.14%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.52%) VB
18 5 (0.52%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 140 (14.55%) Degree
2 114 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (9.88%) MCSE
4 69 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (6.24%) CCNA
6 47 (4.89%) MCITP
7 41 (4.26%) CCNP
8 39 (4.05%) Security Cleared
9 32 (3.33%) MCSA
9 32 (3.33%) SC Cleared
10 21 (2.18%) MCP
10 21 (2.18%) MCTS
11 16 (1.66%) CCIE
12 13 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.35%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.04%) GIAC
14 9 (0.94%) RHCE
14 9 (0.94%) GCIA
15 8 (0.83%) CEH
16 6 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 48 (4.99%) SLA
3 44 (4.57%) QA
4 22 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 269 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (23.70%) Active Directory
3 89 (9.25%) NFS
4 79 (8.21%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (7.28%) VMware ESX
6 64 (6.65%) Hyper-V
7 50 (5.20%) IMail Server
8 46 (4.78%) Postfix
9 43 (4.47%) vSphere
10 36 (3.74%) Samba
11 26 (2.70%) UAG
12 24 (2.49%) Terminal Services
13 23 (2.39%) Squid
14 19 (1.98%) KVM
15 17 (1.77%) Sendmail
16 16 (1.66%) XenApp
16 16 (1.66%) Varnish
17 14 (1.46%) Snort
18 11 (1.14%) qmail
19 10 (1.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 68 (7.07%) Puppet
2 55 (5.72%) Nagios
3 38 (3.95%) CiscoWorks
4 35 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (3.64%) HP NNM
5 33 (3.43%) Backup Exec
6 29 (3.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 26 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 24 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (1.87%) NetBackup
10 17 (1.77%) SCOM
11 14 (1.46%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.46%) MAILsweeper
12 13 (1.35%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.25%) SCCM
14 11 (1.14%) Zenoss
15 10 (1.04%) logstash
16 9 (0.94%) PureDisk
17 8 (0.83%) HP SIM
17 8 (0.83%) Cacti
Vendors
1 338 (35.14%) VMware
2 307 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 264 (27.44%) Cisco
4 216 (22.45%) Red Hat
5 91 (9.46%) Juniper
6 90 (9.36%) HP
7 86 (8.94%) F5
8 82 (8.52%) Oracle
9 79 (8.21%) Citrix
10 70 (7.28%) Symantec
10 70 (7.28%) NetApp
11 57 (5.93%) CheckPoint
12 43 (4.47%) EMC
13 35 (3.64%) MobileIron
14 28 (2.91%) IBM
14 28 (2.91%) Adobe
15 27 (2.81%) Veritas
16 26 (2.70%) Mitel
16 26 (2.70%) Polycom
17 22 (2.29%) JBoss
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Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
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