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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 515 525 505
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 432 466 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.31% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 323 380 346
Average salary £40,000 £46,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
19013 20183 20793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.09% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15223 16169 16792
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
(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 +19 406 £41,000 -13.68% 49
South East +83 192 £42,500 -5.55% 17
London -72 118 £45,000 -7.69% 10
East Sussex +31 52 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Brighton +36 50 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Surrey +61 42 £70,000 +69.69% 6
Hampshire +32 40 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Berkshire -16 40 £44,875 -10.25% 4
East of England +46 35 £39,750 -27.72% 9
South West 0 33 £35,000 -15.66% 10
Hertfordshire +25 29 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Reading -30 23 £44,750 -10.50% 4
City of London +16 18 £50,500 -3.80% 2
North West +2 14 £34,000 -8.41% 2
Gloucestershire -6 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Kent - 12 £30,000 -
Scotland +25 11 £40,000 +33.33%
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Cheltenham +9 10 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Southampton +7 9 £45,000 -2.70%
Aldershot - 9 - -
Maidenhead - 8 £50,000 -
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +18 7 £42,500 -19.04%
Yorkshire -20 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 6 £38,500 - 4
Edinburgh +9 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire -1 6 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Cheshire - 6 £34,000 -
Rickmansworth -8 5 £33,000 -40.00%

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (60.94%) DNS
2 414 (51.17%) Windows
3 389 (48.08%) Linux
4 352 (43.51%) TCP/IP
5 324 (40.05%) Microsoft
5 324 (40.05%) HTTP
6 283 (34.98%) VMware
7 236 (29.17%) Firewall
8 230 (28.43%) Internet
9 229 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 195 (24.10%) Cisco
11 185 (22.87%) SQL
12 183 (22.62%) SQL Server
13 180 (22.25%) MySQL
14 168 (20.77%) ITIL
14 168 (20.77%) Active Directory
15 165 (20.40%) DHCP
16 164 (20.27%) Apache
17 162 (20.02%) MS Excel
18 155 (19.16%) Load Balancing
19 154 (19.04%) VPN
20 152 (18.79%) MS Exchange
21 151 (18.67%) FTP
22 145 (17.92%) Perl
23 126 (15.57%) WAN
23 126 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
24 125 (15.45%) .NET
25 120 (14.83%) UNIX
26 117 (14.46%) IIS
27 112 (13.84%) LAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 164 (20.27%) Apache
2 152 (18.79%) MS Exchange
3 117 (14.46%) IIS
4 99 (12.24%) SharePoint
5 56 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
6 55 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (6.67%) Tomcat
8 52 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 49 (6.06%) nginx
10 42 (5.19%) Lync
11 29 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.98%) JBoss
13 16 (1.98%) Confluence
14 10 (1.24%) CMS
15 8 (0.99%) SAS
15 8 (0.99%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 162 (20.02%) MS Excel
2 74 (9.15%) MS Office
3 21 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Magento
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.30%) Office 365
2 41 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.09%) SaaS
3 25 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.35%) PaaS
5 9 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.99%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.62%) Route 53
7 5 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.62%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) IaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 493 (60.94%) DNS
2 352 (43.51%) TCP/IP
3 324 (40.05%) HTTP
4 236 (29.17%) Firewall
5 230 (28.43%) Internet
6 165 (20.40%) DHCP
7 154 (19.04%) VPN
8 151 (18.67%) FTP
9 126 (15.57%) WAN
10 112 (13.84%) LAN
11 103 (12.73%) IMAP
12 101 (12.48%) SSL
13 98 (12.11%) SAN
14 95 (11.74%) VoIP
15 82 (10.14%) Network Security
16 80 (9.89%) LDAP
17 76 (9.39%) BGP
18 75 (9.27%) VLAN
19 74 (9.15%) SNMP
20 72 (8.90%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 180 (22.25%) MySQL
3 77 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (7.54%) Relational Database
5 54 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.48%) Big Data
8 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.24%) QlikView
9 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
10 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 36 (4.45%) Subversion
2 28 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.22%) JIRA
6 13 (1.61%) Maven
7 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.11%) Fiddler
10 8 (0.99%) Log4j
10 8 (0.99%) NUnit
10 8 (0.99%) JUnit
10 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.62%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.49%) NCrunch
13 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.49%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.49%) NSubstitute
General
1 84 (10.38%) Telecoms
2 59 (7.29%) Finance
3 49 (6.06%) Front Office
4 34 (4.20%) Retail
5 23 (2.84%) Games
6 21 (2.60%) Back Office
7 18 (2.22%) Advertising
8 14 (1.73%) French Language
8 14 (1.73%) German Language
9 13 (1.61%) Marketing
9 13 (1.61%) Billing
10 12 (1.48%) Legal
10 12 (1.48%) Dutch Language
11 10 (1.24%) Publishing
12 7 (0.87%) Banking
12 7 (0.87%) Law
13 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 129 (15.95%) Administrator
2 122 (15.08%) Analyst
3 93 (11.50%) Systems Administrator
4 85 (10.51%) Developer
5 74 (9.15%) Network Engineer
6 66 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
7 64 (7.91%) Support Engineer
8 53 (6.55%) BizTalk Developer
9 46 (5.69%) Consultant
10 45 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 43 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
12 38 (4.70%) Technical Support
12 38 (4.70%) Security Engineer
13 37 (4.57%) Support Analyst
14 31 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (3.21%) Applications Support
16 26 (3.21%) Architect
17 25 (3.09%) IT Support
18 24 (2.97%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (15.45%) .NET
2 68 (8.41%) .NET Framework
2 68 (8.41%) WCF
3 57 (7.05%) EDI
3 57 (7.05%) JMS
4 56 (6.92%) Entity Framework
5 52 (6.43%) EDIFACT
6 51 (6.30%) jQuery
7 47 (5.81%) Web Services
8 45 (5.56%) HTML
9 34 (4.20%) CSS
9 34 (4.20%) LAMP
10 31 (3.83%) XML
11 29 (3.58%) SOAP
11 29 (3.58%) MAPI
12 27 (3.34%) Ajax
13 19 (2.35%) J2EE
14 17 (2.10%) ASP.NET
15 14 (1.73%) Memcached
16 10 (1.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (10.14%) Clustering
3 80 (9.89%) Data Centre
4 58 (7.17%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.46%) Replication
6 27 (3.34%) Blackberry
7 26 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 25 (3.09%) Mathematics
9 18 (2.22%) CESG
10 17 (2.10%) iPhone
11 16 (1.98%) PDA
12 14 (1.73%) Wiki
13 13 (1.61%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.48%) Public Cloud
15 10 (1.24%) N-Tier
16 9 (1.11%) PKI
17 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
18 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 6 (0.74%) SecurID
18 6 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 414 (51.17%) Windows
2 389 (48.08%) Linux
3 126 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (14.83%) UNIX
5 91 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 63 (7.79%) CentOS
9 61 (7.54%) Ubuntu
10 55 (6.80%) Debian
11 53 (6.55%) Solaris
12 35 (4.33%) Windows XP
13 33 (4.08%) Windows 7
14 32 (3.96%) Android
15 31 (3.83%) Windows 8
16 23 (2.84%) Windows Vista
17 13 (1.61%) Apple iOS
18 11 (1.36%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 3 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (20.77%) ITIL
2 155 (19.16%) Load Balancing
3 81 (10.01%) Configuration Management
4 73 (9.02%) Web Application Development
5 65 (8.03%) MVC
6 55 (6.80%) SIEM
7 44 (5.44%) Mentoring
8 42 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
9 39 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
9 39 (4.82%) Network Design
10 37 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (4.57%) Migration
10 37 (4.57%) Service Delivery
10 37 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
11 36 (4.45%) Software Engineering
12 32 (3.96%) Project Management
12 32 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (3.83%) Service Management
13 31 (3.83%) Open Source
14 30 (3.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 185 (22.87%) SQL
2 145 (17.92%) Perl
3 99 (12.24%) Java
4 91 (11.25%) Python
5 87 (10.75%) C#
6 72 (8.90%) PHP
6 72 (8.90%) PowerShell
7 57 (7.05%) JavaScript
8 55 (6.80%) Bash Shell
9 52 (6.43%) ActionScript 2.0
9 52 (6.43%) ActionScript
10 36 (4.45%) Ruby
11 27 (3.34%) Shell Script
12 22 (2.72%) VBScript
13 18 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.24%) C
16 8 (0.99%) ECMAScript
16 8 (0.99%) Bourne shell
17 6 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (10.63%) Degree
3 81 (10.01%) CCNA
4 61 (7.54%) Security Cleared
5 42 (5.19%) CCNP
6 41 (5.07%) SC Cleared
7 37 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (4.33%) DV Cleared
9 31 (3.83%) CISSP
10 19 (2.35%) MCSE
11 15 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (1.61%) MCSA
13 10 (1.24%) CCIE
13 10 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.24%) CEH
14 6 (0.74%) CCSA
14 6 (0.74%) GCIA
14 6 (0.74%) MCP
15 5 (0.62%) GIAC
15 5 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.15%) SLA
2 27 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.61%) COBIT
3 13 (1.61%) QA
4 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 229 (28.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (20.77%) Active Directory
3 100 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 62 (7.66%) NFS
5 54 (6.67%) vSphere
6 50 (6.18%) iptables
7 43 (5.32%) IMail Server
8 42 (5.19%) VMware ESX
9 41 (5.07%) Xen
10 38 (4.70%) Samba
11 37 (4.57%) Terminal Services
12 32 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (2.97%) KVM
14 21 (2.60%) Sendmail
15 18 (2.22%) Postfix
15 18 (2.22%) Snort
16 17 (2.10%) VirtualBox
16 17 (2.10%) Varnish
17 13 (1.61%) XenApp
17 13 (1.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 86 (10.63%) Puppet
2 75 (9.27%) Nagios
3 42 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (4.08%) Cacti
5 28 (3.46%) ZABBIX
6 19 (2.35%) Backup Exec
7 18 (2.22%) SCCM
8 16 (1.98%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.73%) Sysprep
9 14 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (1.48%) FortiGate
11 12 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (1.24%) SCOM
12 10 (1.24%) MAILsweeper
13 9 (1.11%) MIMEsweeper
13 9 (1.11%) WSUS
13 9 (1.11%) Icinga
14 8 (0.99%) Hyperic
15 7 (0.87%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 324 (40.05%) Microsoft
2 283 (34.98%) VMware
3 195 (24.10%) Cisco
4 94 (11.62%) Red Hat
5 79 (9.77%) Juniper
6 63 (7.79%) Citrix
7 59 (7.29%) Oracle
8 49 (6.06%) HP
9 46 (5.69%) CheckPoint
10 43 (5.32%) F5
11 42 (5.19%) Symantec
12 36 (4.45%) NetApp
13 27 (3.34%) Apple
14 22 (2.72%) BT
15 21 (2.60%) Nokia
16 20 (2.47%) McAfee
16 20 (2.47%) Veeam
17 19 (2.35%) Fortinet
17 19 (2.35%) CommVault
18 17 (2.10%) Dell
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