The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 489 525 471
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -54
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 485 368 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 1.82% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 378 292 426
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,305 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -2.70%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +47 465 £47,500 +14.45% 39
London +3 191 £50,000 +5.82% 12
South East -3 141 £45,000 +25.00% 15
Berkshire +4 67 £50,000 +66.66% 10
East Sussex +15 52 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Brighton +9 51 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Reading +14 45 £50,000 +81.81% 10
Yorkshire -8 43 £42,500 +93.18% 1
City of London -5 42 £51,250 -2.38% 2
West Yorkshire -7 40 £45,000 +95.65% 1
Leeds -11 39 £45,000 +104.54% 1
South West 0 38 £40,000 +5.96% 4
North West +17 24 £37,311 -9.54% 3
Gloucestershire +12 22 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Manchester +17 19 £39,500 -12.22%
Bracknell - 15 £52,500 -
Bristol +3 14 £40,000 -
Cheltenham - 14 £42,500 - 3
East of England -5 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Scotland -3 11 £30,000 -14.28%
East Midlands -17 11 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Nottingham +1 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Edinburgh -7 9 £28,750 -17.85%
Gloucester -7 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -19 7 £57,500 +121.15% 1
West Sussex 0 6 £40,610 +21.22%
Hampshire -19 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Lancashire +5 5 £37,123 -4.81%
Surrey -21 5 £43,000 +1.17% 1

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 628 (66.81%) DNS
2 473 (50.32%) TCP/IP
3 467 (49.68%) Windows
4 427 (45.43%) Linux
5 372 (39.57%) HTTP
6 360 (38.30%) Firewall
7 298 (31.70%) VMware
8 297 (31.60%) Microsoft
9 286 (30.43%) Internet
10 261 (27.77%) Cisco
11 258 (27.45%) LDAP
12 253 (26.91%) SSL
13 239 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 230 (24.47%) Load Balancing
15 229 (24.36%) Active Directory
16 211 (22.45%) DHCP
17 209 (22.23%) UNIX
18 200 (21.28%) Apache
19 198 (21.06%) VPN
20 186 (19.79%) SQL Server
21 182 (19.36%) Windows Server 2008
22 179 (19.04%) Red Hat
23 177 (18.83%) Perl
24 175 (18.62%) FTP
25 172 (18.30%) MS Exchange
26 170 (18.09%) BGP
27 167 (17.77%) Finance
28 165 (17.55%) LAN
29 164 (17.45%) WAN
30 154 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 200 (21.28%) Apache
2 172 (18.30%) MS Exchange
3 146 (15.53%) IIS
4 124 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 93 (9.89%) Lync
6 66 (7.02%) WebSphere
7 58 (6.17%) Tomcat
8 57 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 45 (4.79%) SharePoint
11 43 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 35 (3.72%) Office Communications Server
13 27 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 23 (2.45%) CMS
14 23 (2.45%) nginx
15 17 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
16 16 (1.70%) GroupWise
16 16 (1.70%) Adobe CQ
17 13 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 13 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 144 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.21%) Exstream
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.49%) SaaS
2 48 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.49%) Basecamp
5 13 (1.38%) Office 365
6 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.85%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.43%) IaaS
8 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 628 (66.81%) DNS
2 473 (50.32%) TCP/IP
3 372 (39.57%) HTTP
4 360 (38.30%) Firewall
5 286 (30.43%) Internet
6 258 (27.45%) LDAP
7 253 (26.91%) SSL
8 211 (22.45%) DHCP
9 198 (21.06%) VPN
10 175 (18.62%) FTP
11 170 (18.09%) BGP
12 165 (17.55%) LAN
13 164 (17.45%) WAN
14 147 (15.64%) SAN
15 141 (15.00%) OSPF
16 127 (13.51%) MPLS
16 127 (13.51%) EIGRP
17 88 (9.36%) SNMP
18 81 (8.62%) TACACS
19 79 (8.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 148 (15.74%) MySQL
3 76 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 55 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (3.09%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.70%) Jackrabbit
11 9 (0.96%) Big Data
12 8 (0.85%) Redis
12 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.53%) DB2
16 3 (0.32%) MS Access
16 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 82 (8.72%) Subversion
2 65 (6.91%) JIRA
3 33 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.81%) JUnit
6 16 (1.70%) Log4j
7 14 (1.49%) WebLOAD
7 14 (1.49%) AQtime
8 10 (1.06%) JMeter
9 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.32%) Redmine
12 2 (0.21%) Maven
12 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
General
1 167 (17.77%) Finance
2 61 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.89%) Law
4 41 (4.36%) Front Office
5 35 (3.72%) German Language
6 28 (2.98%) Dutch Language
7 21 (2.23%) Publishing
8 18 (1.91%) Games
8 18 (1.91%) Legal
9 17 (1.81%) Banking
10 16 (1.70%) Retail
11 15 (1.60%) Advertising
12 14 (1.49%) Marketing
13 12 (1.28%) Back Office
14 10 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.64%) French Language
16 5 (0.53%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.53%) Local Government
17 4 (0.43%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (17.45%) Administrator
2 129 (13.72%) Systems Administrator
3 126 (13.40%) Network Engineer
4 106 (11.28%) Analyst
5 91 (9.68%) Developer
6 80 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
7 79 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 75 (7.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 67 (7.13%) Consultant
10 53 (5.64%) Support Analyst
11 47 (5.00%) Support Engineer
12 43 (4.57%) Firewall Engineer
13 38 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
14 34 (3.62%) Applications Support
15 30 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
16 27 (2.87%) Web Developer
16 27 (2.87%) Senior Network Engineer
17 26 (2.77%) PHP Developer
17 26 (2.77%) Programmer
18 23 (2.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.87%) HTML
2 102 (10.85%) .NET
3 78 (8.30%) CSS
4 75 (7.98%) XML
5 74 (7.87%) SOAP
6 61 (6.49%) ASP.NET
7 49 (5.21%) Ajax
8 40 (4.26%) Web Services
9 35 (3.72%) LAMP
10 30 (3.19%) jQuery
11 29 (3.09%) XHTML
12 28 (2.98%) JSON
13 24 (2.55%) Smarty
14 22 (2.34%) J2EE
15 20 (2.13%) Servlets
16 19 (2.02%) Hibernate
16 19 (2.02%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 18 (1.91%) MAPI
18 16 (1.70%) SAX
18 16 (1.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 107 (11.38%) Clustering
2 67 (7.13%) Blackberry
3 56 (5.96%) Client/Server
4 54 (5.74%) Open Source
5 53 (5.64%) Computer Science
6 48 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 32 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.66%) Social Media
9 22 (2.34%) Replication
10 18 (1.91%) PKI
11 16 (1.70%) iPhone
12 13 (1.38%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.28%) iPad
14 11 (1.17%) CLARiiON
15 10 (1.06%) CESG
15 10 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.96%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.96%) Cryptography
17 8 (0.85%) Online Games
18 7 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 467 (49.68%) Windows
2 427 (45.43%) Linux
3 209 (22.23%) UNIX
4 182 (19.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (10.11%) Windows 7
7 73 (7.77%) Solaris
8 72 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (7.13%) CentOS
9 67 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (5.11%) Debian
11 40 (4.26%) Windows XP
12 35 (3.72%) Android
13 33 (3.51%) Ubuntu
14 31 (3.30%) AIX
15 29 (3.09%) Mac OS X
16 21 (2.23%) Apple iOS
17 17 (1.81%) Windows 8
18 11 (1.17%) HPUX
19 10 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (24.47%) Load Balancing
2 150 (15.96%) ITIL
3 100 (10.64%) E-Commerce
4 82 (8.72%) Capacity Management
5 74 (7.87%) Network Management
6 69 (7.34%) Network Design
7 61 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 50 (5.32%) DevOps
9 49 (5.21%) Configuration Management
10 45 (4.79%) Service Management
11 43 (4.57%) Problem Management
12 40 (4.26%) Information Security
13 36 (3.83%) Incident Management
13 36 (3.83%) Mobile Device Management
14 33 (3.51%) Project Management
15 31 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (3.19%) OO
17 29 (3.09%) PRINCE2
17 29 (3.09%) Project Planning
17 29 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 177 (18.83%) Perl
2 149 (15.85%) SQL
3 138 (14.68%) Java
4 132 (14.04%) PowerShell
4 132 (14.04%) Bash Shell
5 91 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 73 (7.77%) PHP
7 65 (6.91%) Python
8 56 (5.96%) C#
9 36 (3.83%) Shell Script
10 32 (3.40%) Ruby
11 24 (2.55%) C++
12 20 (2.13%) XPath
13 19 (2.02%) XQuery
14 16 (1.70%) ECMAScript
15 15 (1.60%) VBScript
16 13 (1.38%) C
17 12 (1.28%) AWK
18 10 (1.06%) VB
19 5 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 131 (13.94%) Degree
2 121 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (10.96%) MCSE
4 55 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (5.74%) MCITP
6 52 (5.53%) Security Cleared
7 49 (5.21%) CCNA
8 35 (3.72%) CCNP
9 32 (3.40%) MCSA
10 31 (3.30%) SC Cleared
11 29 (3.09%) MCP
12 19 (2.02%) MCTS
13 17 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.70%) CCIE
14 16 (1.70%) GIAC
15 9 (0.96%) RHCE
15 9 (0.96%) CEH
16 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (0.64%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.74%) PCI DSS
2 40 (4.26%) QA
3 32 (3.40%) SLA
4 16 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 239 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 229 (24.36%) Active Directory
3 82 (8.72%) NFS
4 70 (7.45%) VMware ESX
5 69 (7.34%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (6.38%) Hyper-V
7 41 (4.36%) IMail Server
8 39 (4.15%) vSphere
9 34 (3.62%) Postfix
10 30 (3.19%) Samba
11 27 (2.87%) UAG
12 25 (2.66%) Terminal Services
13 21 (2.23%) Snort
13 21 (2.23%) Squid
13 21 (2.23%) KVM
14 17 (1.81%) qmail
15 14 (1.49%) Sendmail
16 12 (1.28%) Varnish
17 10 (1.06%) Xen
17 10 (1.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 80 (8.51%) Puppet
2 69 (7.34%) CiscoWorks
3 66 (7.02%) HP NNM
4 63 (6.70%) Nagios
5 38 (4.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 30 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 30 (3.19%) Backup Exec
7 29 (3.09%) SCOM
8 27 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 19 (2.02%) MAILsweeper
11 16 (1.70%) Zenoss
12 14 (1.49%) SCCM
13 12 (1.28%) ZABBIX
13 12 (1.28%) HP SIM
13 12 (1.28%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.17%) ARCserve
15 10 (1.06%) Opsview
16 8 (0.85%) logstash
16 8 (0.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 298 (31.70%) VMware
2 297 (31.60%) Microsoft
3 261 (27.77%) Cisco
4 179 (19.04%) Red Hat
5 132 (14.04%) HP
6 126 (13.40%) Juniper
7 111 (11.81%) F5
8 82 (8.72%) Oracle
9 71 (7.55%) Symantec
10 70 (7.45%) NetApp
11 66 (7.02%) Citrix
12 62 (6.60%) CheckPoint
13 41 (4.36%) EMC
14 36 (3.83%) IBM
15 33 (3.51%) MobileIron
16 29 (3.09%) Veritas
17 25 (2.66%) JBoss
17 25 (2.66%) Dell
17 25 (2.66%) Mitel
17 25 (2.66%) Sourcefire
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Capco
Salary: Competitive+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 50000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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