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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 521 481 541
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +60
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 425 510 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 2.47% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 365 383 290
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £40,610 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.19% +12.80%

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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -21 408 £44,750 -1.64% 40
South East +34 186 £45,000 +5.88% 11
London -25 122 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Surrey +56 59 £70,000 +62.79% 1
Berkshire -9 54 £44,750 -10.50% 6
South West -1 52 £36,000 -7.09% 10
Reading -14 40 £44,750 -10.50% 5
East Sussex -6 31 £25,000 -
Brighton -11 28 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire -5 27 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Hampshire +25 26 £45,000 - 2
City of London +34 25 £38,750 -26.19%
Cheltenham +7 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East of England +11 19 £38,500 -30.00% 1
Wiltshire +6 16 £35,000 +32.07% 7
North West -19 14 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Bracknell +16 12 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Swindon +16 10 £35,000 +32.07% 6
Yorkshire -42 9 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Cambridgeshire - 9 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire +14 8 £47,500 +156.75%
Guildford +11 8 £48,750 -
Aldershot - 8 - -
Portsmouth - 7 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex +9 6 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £58,750 +11.90% 2
Lancashire +1 6 £32,500 -12.45%
Milton Keynes -4 6 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Manchester -11 6 £27,500 -30.37% 3
Salisbury - 6 £45,000 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 493 (57.53%) DNS
2 384 (44.81%) Windows
3 364 (42.47%) Linux
4 363 (42.36%) TCP/IP
5 362 (42.24%) HTTP
6 329 (38.39%) Microsoft
7 261 (30.46%) SQL
8 256 (29.87%) Internet
9 255 (29.75%) VMware
10 240 (28.00%) Firewall
11 216 (25.20%) SQL Server
12 203 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 180 (21.00%) MS Excel
13 180 (21.00%) Cisco
14 178 (20.77%) MySQL
15 155 (18.09%) .NET
16 154 (17.97%) ITIL
17 150 (17.50%) Apache
18 149 (17.39%) DHCP
19 147 (17.15%) Perl
20 140 (16.34%) VPN
21 135 (15.75%) FTP
22 131 (15.29%) Python
22 131 (15.29%) Load Balancing
23 126 (14.70%) LAN
24 124 (14.47%) C#
25 120 (14.00%) WAN
26 119 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
27 118 (13.77%) Active Directory
28 116 (13.54%) MS Exchange

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 150 (17.50%) Apache
2 116 (13.54%) MS Exchange
3 97 (11.32%) SharePoint
4 86 (10.04%) IIS
5 70 (8.17%) BizTalk Server
6 63 (7.35%) Tomcat
7 56 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 48 (5.60%) nginx
9 40 (4.67%) Lync
10 38 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 29 (3.38%) JBoss
13 24 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (2.33%) Confluence
15 19 (2.22%) OpenStack
16 17 (1.98%) WebLogic
17 15 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (1.52%) CMS
19 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
20 6 (0.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 180 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 62 (7.23%) MS Office
3 25 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.93%) InDesign
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Magento
2 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Agresso
4 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.77%) Office 365
2 48 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.27%) SaaS
4 18 (2.10%) PaaS
5 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.93%) IaaS
8 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.70%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.35%) GitHub
10 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.23%) Joyent
11 2 (0.23%) Route 53
11 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 493 (57.53%) DNS
2 363 (42.36%) TCP/IP
3 362 (42.24%) HTTP
4 256 (29.87%) Internet
5 240 (28.00%) Firewall
6 149 (17.39%) DHCP
7 140 (16.34%) VPN
8 135 (15.75%) FTP
9 126 (14.70%) LAN
10 120 (14.00%) WAN
11 109 (12.72%) VoIP
12 101 (11.79%) SSL
13 100 (11.67%) LDAP
14 84 (9.80%) BGP
15 81 (9.45%) SNMP
16 78 (9.10%) Network Security
17 77 (8.98%) VLAN
18 76 (8.87%) OSPF
19 72 (8.40%) IMAP
20 69 (8.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 178 (20.77%) MySQL
3 99 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 56 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.82%) Big Data
11 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.58%) QlikView
12 5 (0.58%) SQLite
13 4 (0.47%) Jackrabbit
13 4 (0.47%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.35%) Redis
14 3 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (5.02%) Subversion
2 42 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 39 (4.55%) JIRA
4 38 (4.43%) Git (software)
4 38 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.52%) Maven
9 10 (1.17%) NUnit
10 9 (1.05%) Fiddler
11 7 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.70%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.70%) NCrunch
13 4 (0.47%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.47%) Hudson
13 4 (0.47%) NSubstitute
13 4 (0.47%) Log4j
13 4 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 79 (9.22%) Telecoms
2 73 (8.52%) Front Office
3 63 (7.35%) Finance
4 30 (3.50%) Back Office
5 27 (3.15%) Retail
6 19 (2.22%) Games
6 19 (2.22%) Dutch Language
7 17 (1.98%) German Language
7 17 (1.98%) Advertising
8 14 (1.63%) Banking
9 12 (1.40%) Legal
10 11 (1.28%) Billing
11 10 (1.17%) Marketing
12 6 (0.70%) Publishing
12 6 (0.70%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.47%) Law
13 4 (0.47%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (14.94%) Developer
1 128 (14.94%) Analyst
2 107 (12.49%) Administrator
3 82 (9.57%) Network Engineer
4 77 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
5 66 (7.70%) BizTalk Developer
6 55 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 52 (6.07%) Security Engineer
8 51 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
8 51 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 50 (5.83%) Applications Support
10 43 (5.02%) Consultant
11 41 (4.78%) Support Analyst
12 37 (4.32%) Technical Support
13 34 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (3.73%) Network Security Engineer
14 32 (3.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 30 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
16 29 (3.38%) Senior Developer
17 26 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (18.09%) .NET
2 90 (10.50%) Web Services
3 89 (10.39%) jQuery
4 83 (9.68%) WCF
5 82 (9.57%) .NET Framework
6 70 (8.17%) Entity Framework
7 67 (7.82%) EDI
8 64 (7.47%) JMS
8 64 (7.47%) EDIFACT
9 53 (6.18%) SOAP
10 42 (4.90%) HTML
11 41 (4.78%) Ajax
12 36 (4.20%) XML
13 35 (4.08%) LAMP
14 34 (3.97%) CSS
15 28 (3.27%) ASP.NET
16 21 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 20 (2.33%) JSON
18 18 (2.10%) REST
18 18 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (10.74%) Clustering
3 67 (7.82%) Computer Science
4 44 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 34 (3.97%) Mathematics
6 33 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 28 (3.27%) CESG
8 27 (3.15%) Replication
9 20 (2.33%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.40%) Wiki
13 11 (1.28%) SecurID
13 11 (1.28%) Statistics
14 10 (1.17%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.17%) Social Gaming
14 10 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.17%) iPhone
15 9 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.05%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 384 (44.81%) Windows
2 364 (42.47%) Linux
3 103 (12.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (11.20%) UNIX
5 81 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (6.65%) Ubuntu
8 56 (6.53%) CentOS
9 52 (6.07%) Debian
10 49 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (5.02%) Windows 7
12 32 (3.73%) Solaris
13 27 (3.15%) Windows 8
14 20 (2.33%) Windows XP
14 20 (2.33%) Android
15 15 (1.75%) Windows Vista
15 15 (1.75%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.28%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (17.97%) ITIL
2 131 (15.29%) Load Balancing
3 94 (10.97%) Configuration Management
3 94 (10.97%) MVC
4 58 (6.77%) SIEM
5 55 (6.42%) DevOps
6 48 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (5.25%) Service Delivery
8 43 (5.02%) Mentoring
9 39 (4.55%) Network Design
9 39 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 36 (4.20%) CRM
11 34 (3.97%) Incident Management
12 32 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
13 30 (3.50%) Information Security
14 29 (3.38%) Service Management
14 29 (3.38%) Network Management
15 28 (3.27%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (30.46%) SQL
2 147 (17.15%) Perl
3 131 (15.29%) Python
4 124 (14.47%) C#
5 114 (13.30%) Java
6 79 (9.22%) JavaScript
6 79 (9.22%) PHP
7 70 (8.17%) PowerShell
8 64 (7.47%) ActionScript 2.0
8 64 (7.47%) ActionScript
9 51 (5.95%) Bash Shell
10 49 (5.72%) Ruby
11 30 (3.50%) Shell Script
12 26 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.45%) VBScript
14 20 (2.33%) C++
15 13 (1.52%) C
16 9 (1.05%) PHP5
17 8 (0.93%) XPath
17 8 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 119 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (12.49%) Degree
3 100 (11.67%) CCNA
4 72 (8.40%) Security Cleared
5 52 (6.07%) CCNP
6 46 (5.37%) CISSP
7 39 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 35 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (3.62%) DV Cleared
10 25 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 17 (1.98%) MCSE
12 12 (1.40%) CEH
13 9 (1.05%) CCIE
13 9 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.93%) MCSA
15 6 (0.70%) MCP
15 6 (0.70%) CCSA
15 6 (0.70%) GCIA
15 6 (0.70%) CCSE
16 5 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (8.87%) SLA
2 28 (3.27%) QA
3 15 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.40%) COBIT
5 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) BS25999
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 203 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 118 (13.77%) Active Directory
3 67 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 63 (7.35%) vSphere
5 61 (7.12%) IMail Server
6 46 (5.37%) NFS
7 43 (5.02%) Xen
8 41 (4.78%) iptables
9 33 (3.85%) Samba
10 29 (3.38%) VirtualBox
11 26 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (3.03%) KVM
12 25 (2.92%) Squid
13 22 (2.57%) Snort
14 20 (2.33%) VMware ESX
15 17 (1.98%) qmail
16 16 (1.87%) Varnish
17 15 (1.75%) Terminal Services
18 10 (1.17%) Sendmail
19 8 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 112 (13.07%) Nagios
2 103 (12.02%) Puppet
3 50 (5.83%) ZABBIX
4 47 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (4.43%) Cacti
6 29 (3.38%) SCCM
7 23 (2.68%) Ansible
8 20 (2.33%) FortiGate
9 17 (1.98%) SCOM
9 17 (1.98%) logstash
10 16 (1.87%) Graphite
11 13 (1.52%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.52%) Ganglia
12 12 (1.40%) Tivoli
12 12 (1.40%) collectd
13 11 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (1.17%) Sysprep
14 10 (1.17%) Vagrant
14 10 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
15 8 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 329 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 255 (29.75%) VMware
3 180 (21.00%) Cisco
4 79 (9.22%) Red Hat
5 50 (5.83%) Juniper
6 49 (5.72%) HP
7 47 (5.48%) Citrix
8 45 (5.25%) Oracle
9 36 (4.20%) F5
10 32 (3.73%) NetApp
11 31 (3.62%) CheckPoint
12 26 (3.03%) BT
13 25 (2.92%) Nokia
14 24 (2.80%) Symantec
15 21 (2.45%) Blue Coat
16 20 (2.33%) Apple
17 18 (2.10%) Splunk
18 17 (1.98%) McAfee
19 16 (1.87%) Huawei
20 15 (1.75%) Veeam
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Secretsales.com
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 55000 + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago