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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 485 540 457
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -83
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 481 368 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 1.86% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 364 290 443
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 £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20015 19796 20989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 18.20% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 15967 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +39 464 £45,000 +7.78% 41
London -10 169 £50,000 +8.69% 14
South East +14 154 £42,500 +21.42% 14
Berkshire +20 68 £50,000 +66.66% 7
East Sussex +25 58 £25,000 -21.87% 2
Brighton +18 57 £25,000 -21.87% 2
Reading +30 47 £50,000 +81.81% 7
Yorkshire -8 46 £38,750 +76.13% 2
West Yorkshire -1 43 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Leeds +5 42 £43,750 +98.86% 2
South West -11 37 £40,000 +5.96% 4
North West +23 29 £39,500 -4.24% 3
City of London -24 28 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Manchester +26 22 £39,500 -12.22%
Gloucestershire +2 22 £42,500 -2.29% 3
East Midlands -9 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Bracknell - 14 £52,500 -
Cheltenham - 14 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £45,000 -
Nottingham +1 13 £45,000 -
East of England -12 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Bristol -14 11 £40,000 -
Scotland -12 9 £27,500 -21.42%
Hampshire -22 9 £47,500 +31.03% 3
Edinburgh -3 8 £27,500 -21.42%
Gloucester -7 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Sussex 0 6 £40,610 +21.22%
Surrey -13 6 £43,000 +1.17% 1
Hertfordshire -16 6 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Essex - 5 £50,000 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 640 (67.65%) DNS
2 483 (51.06%) TCP/IP
3 478 (50.53%) Windows
4 432 (45.67%) Linux
5 363 (38.37%) HTTP
6 347 (36.68%) Firewall
7 312 (32.98%) VMware
8 294 (31.08%) Microsoft
9 286 (30.23%) Internet
10 256 (27.06%) LDAP
11 255 (26.96%) Cisco
12 249 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 246 (26.00%) SSL
14 236 (24.95%) Active Directory
15 235 (24.84%) Load Balancing
16 218 (23.04%) DHCP
17 213 (22.52%) UNIX
18 202 (21.35%) Apache
18 202 (21.35%) VPN
19 189 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
20 186 (19.66%) SQL Server
20 186 (19.66%) Red Hat
21 176 (18.60%) Perl
22 173 (18.29%) MS Exchange
23 172 (18.18%) FTP
23 172 (18.18%) BGP
24 162 (17.12%) Finance
25 160 (16.91%) WAN
25 160 (16.91%) LAN
26 159 (16.81%) SAN

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 202 (21.35%) Apache
2 173 (18.29%) MS Exchange
3 157 (16.60%) IIS
4 122 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 90 (9.51%) Lync
6 60 (6.34%) WebSphere
7 59 (6.24%) Tomcat
8 54 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 52 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 51 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 43 (4.55%) SharePoint
12 34 (3.59%) Office Communications Server
13 26 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 25 (2.64%) nginx
15 24 (2.54%) CMS
16 17 (1.80%) Adobe CQ
16 17 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
17 16 (1.69%) GroupWise
18 13 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 144 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.86%) 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 (0.42%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.21%) Exstream
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.45%) SaaS
2 52 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.59%) Basecamp
5 12 (1.27%) Office 365
6 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.95%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.53%) IaaS
8 5 (0.53%) PaaS
9 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 640 (67.65%) DNS
2 483 (51.06%) TCP/IP
3 363 (38.37%) HTTP
4 347 (36.68%) Firewall
5 286 (30.23%) Internet
6 256 (27.06%) LDAP
7 246 (26.00%) SSL
8 218 (23.04%) DHCP
9 202 (21.35%) VPN
10 172 (18.18%) FTP
10 172 (18.18%) BGP
11 160 (16.91%) WAN
11 160 (16.91%) LAN
12 159 (16.81%) SAN
13 137 (14.48%) OSPF
14 129 (13.64%) MPLS
15 124 (13.11%) EIGRP
16 89 (9.41%) NAS
17 81 (8.56%) SNMP
17 81 (8.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 146 (15.43%) MySQL
3 79 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 50 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 22 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.80%) Jackrabbit
10 9 (0.95%) Big Data
11 8 (0.85%) Redis
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.42%) DB2
16 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.21%) SAP BW
17 2 (0.21%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 82 (8.67%) Subversion
2 67 (7.08%) JIRA
3 34 (3.59%) Jenkins
4 28 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.90%) JUnit
6 17 (1.80%) Log4j
7 15 (1.59%) WebLOAD
7 15 (1.59%) AQtime
8 11 (1.16%) JMeter
9 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.32%) Redmine
11 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.21%) Maven
13 1 (0.11%) Hudson
13 1 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 162 (17.12%) Finance
2 60 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.76%) Law
4 44 (4.65%) Front Office
5 35 (3.70%) German Language
6 28 (2.96%) Dutch Language
7 22 (2.33%) Publishing
8 18 (1.90%) Legal
9 17 (1.80%) Marketing
9 17 (1.80%) Games
10 16 (1.69%) Advertising
10 16 (1.69%) Banking
11 15 (1.59%) Retail
12 13 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.06%) Back Office
14 6 (0.63%) French Language
15 5 (0.53%) Local Government
15 5 (0.53%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.42%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (17.44%) Administrator
2 131 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
3 127 (13.42%) Network Engineer
4 106 (11.21%) Analyst
5 84 (8.88%) Developer
5 84 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 81 (8.56%) Linux Administrator
7 76 (8.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 65 (6.87%) Consultant
9 53 (5.60%) Support Engineer
10 52 (5.50%) Support Analyst
11 41 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
12 39 (4.12%) Firewall Engineer
13 34 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
14 32 (3.38%) Applications Support
15 31 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
16 27 (2.85%) Web Developer
17 26 (2.75%) Technical Support
17 26 (2.75%) PHP Developer
18 25 (2.64%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (12.90%) HTML
2 109 (11.52%) .NET
3 79 (8.35%) CSS
4 75 (7.93%) XML
5 70 (7.40%) SOAP
6 60 (6.34%) ASP.NET
7 49 (5.18%) Ajax
8 43 (4.55%) Web Services
9 36 (3.81%) LAMP
10 30 (3.17%) jQuery
11 29 (3.07%) XHTML
12 28 (2.96%) JSON
13 24 (2.54%) Smarty
14 23 (2.43%) J2EE
15 21 (2.22%) Servlets
16 20 (2.11%) Hibernate
17 19 (2.01%) MAPI
18 18 (1.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
19 17 (1.80%) OSGi
19 17 (1.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.05%) Clustering
2 63 (6.66%) Blackberry
3 59 (6.24%) Client/Server
4 56 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 55 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 49 (5.18%) Open Source
7 33 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.54%) Social Media
9 22 (2.33%) Replication
10 19 (2.01%) PKI
11 15 (1.59%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.48%) iPhone
13 12 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (1.16%) CLARiiON
15 10 (1.06%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.95%) CESG
17 8 (0.85%) Cryptography
17 8 (0.85%) iPad
18 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 478 (50.53%) Windows
2 432 (45.67%) Linux
3 213 (22.52%) UNIX
4 189 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 159 (16.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (9.94%) Windows 7
7 80 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (7.82%) Solaris
9 69 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (6.98%) CentOS
11 52 (5.50%) Debian
12 40 (4.23%) Windows XP
13 37 (3.91%) Ubuntu
14 34 (3.59%) Android
15 31 (3.28%) AIX
15 31 (3.28%) Mac OS X
16 22 (2.33%) Apple iOS
17 15 (1.59%) Windows 8
18 11 (1.16%) HPUX
19 10 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (24.84%) Load Balancing
2 148 (15.64%) ITIL
3 103 (10.89%) E-Commerce
4 77 (8.14%) Capacity Management
5 68 (7.19%) Network Management
6 63 (6.66%) Network Design
7 62 (6.55%) Service Delivery
8 51 (5.39%) Configuration Management
9 48 (5.07%) DevOps
10 45 (4.76%) Service Management
11 44 (4.65%) Problem Management
12 42 (4.44%) Incident Management
13 38 (4.02%) Information Security
14 34 (3.59%) Mobile Device Management
14 34 (3.59%) Project Management
15 33 (3.49%) Change Management
16 31 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 29 (3.07%) Software Engineering
18 28 (2.96%) OOP
18 28 (2.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 176 (18.60%) Perl
2 152 (16.07%) SQL
3 145 (15.33%) Java
4 136 (14.38%) Bash Shell
5 133 (14.06%) PowerShell
6 92 (9.73%) JavaScript
7 76 (8.03%) PHP
8 58 (6.13%) Python
8 58 (6.13%) C#
9 36 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 32 (3.38%) Ruby
11 20 (2.11%) C++
12 19 (2.01%) XPath
13 18 (1.90%) XQuery
14 17 (1.80%) ECMAScript
15 14 (1.48%) VBScript
16 11 (1.16%) AWK
17 8 (0.85%) VB
17 8 (0.85%) C
18 5 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 137 (14.48%) Degree
2 120 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (10.89%) MCSE
4 58 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (5.60%) MCITP
6 52 (5.50%) CCNA
7 49 (5.18%) Security Cleared
8 37 (3.91%) CCNP
9 32 (3.38%) MCSA
10 31 (3.28%) SC Cleared
11 26 (2.75%) MCP
12 20 (2.11%) MCTS
13 17 (1.80%) DV Cleared
14 15 (1.59%) CCIE
15 14 (1.48%) GIAC
16 9 (0.95%) RHCE
17 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.85%) CEH
18 7 (0.74%) GCIA
18 7 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.92%) PCI DSS
2 40 (4.23%) QA
3 33 (3.49%) SLA
4 17 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 249 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 236 (24.95%) Active Directory
3 84 (8.88%) NFS
4 71 (7.51%) VMware ESX
4 71 (7.51%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (6.24%) Hyper-V
6 44 (4.65%) IMail Server
7 38 (4.02%) vSphere
8 37 (3.91%) Postfix
9 32 (3.38%) Samba
10 26 (2.75%) Terminal Services
10 26 (2.75%) UAG
11 22 (2.33%) Squid
12 21 (2.22%) KVM
12 21 (2.22%) Snort
13 14 (1.48%) Sendmail
14 13 (1.37%) qmail
14 13 (1.37%) Varnish
15 10 (1.06%) ISA Server
15 10 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (8.03%) Puppet
2 63 (6.66%) CiscoWorks
3 60 (6.34%) HP NNM
3 60 (6.34%) Nagios
4 37 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 35 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 33 (3.49%) Backup Exec
7 28 (2.96%) SCOM
8 24 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 24 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (1.80%) MAILsweeper
10 15 (1.59%) SCCM
11 13 (1.37%) Zenoss
11 13 (1.37%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.37%) NetBackup
12 11 (1.16%) HP SIM
12 11 (1.16%) ARCserve
13 10 (1.06%) HAProxy
13 10 (1.06%) Opsview
14 8 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 312 (32.98%) VMware
2 294 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 255 (26.96%) Cisco
4 186 (19.66%) Red Hat
5 124 (13.11%) HP
6 119 (12.58%) Juniper
7 103 (10.89%) F5
8 86 (9.09%) Oracle
9 75 (7.93%) Symantec
10 71 (7.51%) NetApp
10 71 (7.51%) Citrix
11 60 (6.34%) CheckPoint
12 42 (4.44%) EMC
13 34 (3.59%) IBM
14 33 (3.49%) MobileIron
15 29 (3.07%) Veritas
16 26 (2.75%) Mitel
16 26 (2.75%) Polycom
17 25 (2.64%) JBoss
18 24 (2.54%) Dell
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
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Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits and bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
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Brighton, Sussex
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London
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Salary: Competitive+Bonus+Benefits
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