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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 515 535 435
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -100
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 441 372 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 2.01% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 323 268 539
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
20589 18513 22291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.33% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16291 15059 18257
Average salary £43,044 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 22 September 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 September 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 +45 414 £42,500 - 29
London -17 143 £50,000 - 11
South East -13 127 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Yorkshire -1 54 £35,000 +27.27% 3
West Yorkshire +9 51 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Sussex +13 50 £35,000 -12.50%
Brighton +12 48 £35,000 -12.50%
Leeds +15 47 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Berkshire -14 42 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading +2 32 £47,500 +72.72%
South West -19 31 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North West +1 26 £43,000 +14.66% 3
Scotland -5 17 £28,500 +11.76%
City of London -23 17 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Gloucestershire +1 16 £37,750 -21.35% 2
Manchester +4 14 £40,250 +15.00% 3
East of England -1 14 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Cheltenham - 14 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands -6 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Hampshire -9 13 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Oxfordshire +13 12 £18,500 -47.14%
Edinburgh -6 10 £28,500 +11.76%
Cheshire -10 10 £52,500 +23.52%
Nottingham -1 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Nottinghamshire -3 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Oxford +6 7 £18,500 -47.14%
Bristol -13 6 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Surrey -32 6 £48,000 +12.94%
Essex +3 5 £50,000 +4.16%
Southampton -3 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 622 (66.38%) DNS
2 505 (53.90%) Windows
3 467 (49.84%) TCP/IP
4 430 (45.89%) Linux
5 322 (34.36%) HTTP
6 319 (34.04%) VMware
7 311 (33.19%) Microsoft
8 305 (32.55%) Firewall
9 268 (28.60%) Cisco
10 257 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 253 (27.00%) Internet
12 229 (24.44%) Load Balancing
13 224 (23.91%) Active Directory
14 221 (23.59%) Apache
15 212 (22.63%) LDAP
15 212 (22.63%) Red Hat
16 204 (21.77%) VPN
16 204 (21.77%) UNIX
17 203 (21.66%) DHCP
18 196 (20.92%) SQL Server
19 193 (20.60%) SSL
20 187 (19.96%) IIS
21 181 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
22 175 (18.68%) Java
22 175 (18.68%) MS Exchange
23 174 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 173 (18.46%) Perl
25 167 (17.82%) BGP
26 160 (17.08%) Bash Shell
27 158 (16.86%) SQL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 221 (23.59%) Apache
2 187 (19.96%) IIS
3 175 (18.68%) MS Exchange
4 111 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (8.54%) Lync
6 61 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 59 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 46 (4.91%) Tomcat
8 46 (4.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 37 (3.95%) SharePoint
10 33 (3.52%) nginx
11 32 (3.42%) WebSphere
12 29 (3.09%) Office Communications Server
13 26 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
14 25 (2.67%) CMS
15 24 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
16 23 (2.45%) Lotus Domino
17 14 (1.49%) GroupWise
18 9 (0.96%) Confluence
19 8 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 136 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.83%) SaaS
2 63 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (2.13%) Basecamp
5 11 (1.17%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.75%) IaaS
6 7 (0.75%) PaaS
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.43%) Route 53
8 2 (0.21%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 622 (66.38%) DNS
2 467 (49.84%) TCP/IP
3 322 (34.36%) HTTP
4 305 (32.55%) Firewall
5 253 (27.00%) Internet
6 212 (22.63%) LDAP
7 204 (21.77%) VPN
8 203 (21.66%) DHCP
9 193 (20.60%) SSL
10 167 (17.82%) BGP
11 158 (16.86%) FTP
12 154 (16.44%) MPLS
13 147 (15.69%) SAN
14 135 (14.41%) OSPF
15 124 (13.23%) WAN
16 123 (13.13%) EIGRP
17 113 (12.06%) LAN
18 110 (11.74%) Cisco IOS
19 84 (8.96%) NAS
20 81 (8.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 152 (16.22%) MySQL
3 78 (8.32%) Relational Database
4 51 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 24 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
8 22 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.07%) Big Data
12 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.64%) Redis
15 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.43%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.21%) JasperReports
17 2 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 69 (7.36%) Subversion
2 53 (5.66%) JIRA
3 37 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.67%) JUnit
6 24 (2.56%) Log4j
7 18 (1.92%) JMeter
8 17 (1.81%) WebLOAD
8 17 (1.81%) AQtime
9 9 (0.96%) JSHint
9 9 (0.96%) Grunt
10 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.43%) Emacs
11 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.11%) Hudson
12 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 141 (15.05%) Finance
2 85 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.55%) Front Office
4 36 (3.84%) Law
5 33 (3.52%) German Language
6 29 (3.09%) Publishing
7 24 (2.56%) Dutch Language
8 22 (2.35%) Advertising
9 21 (2.24%) Retail
10 20 (2.13%) Games
11 18 (1.92%) Banking
12 16 (1.71%) Marketing
13 15 (1.60%) Legal
14 14 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (1.07%) Back Office
16 5 (0.53%) French Language
16 5 (0.53%) Local Government
16 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.43%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (18.46%) Administrator
2 134 (14.30%) Systems Administrator
3 117 (12.49%) Analyst
4 112 (11.95%) Network Engineer
5 94 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 84 (8.96%) Developer
7 79 (8.43%) Linux Administrator
8 73 (7.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 68 (7.26%) Support Analyst
10 53 (5.66%) Support Engineer
11 46 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
12 44 (4.70%) Consultant
13 32 (3.42%) Applications Support
14 31 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
15 29 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
15 29 (3.09%) Messaging Engineer
16 27 (2.88%) Java Developer
17 25 (2.67%) Technical Support
18 24 (2.56%) .NET Developer
19 22 (2.35%) Messaging Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (14.94%) HTML
2 111 (11.85%) .NET
3 96 (10.25%) CSS
4 88 (9.39%) XML
5 54 (5.76%) Web Services
6 48 (5.12%) ASP.NET
7 47 (5.02%) Ajax
8 46 (4.91%) SOAP
9 38 (4.06%) LAMP
10 33 (3.52%) XHTML
11 29 (3.09%) J2EE
12 28 (2.99%) jQuery
12 28 (2.99%) Servlets
13 27 (2.88%) MAPI
13 27 (2.88%) Hibernate
14 25 (2.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 24 (2.56%) Lucene
15 24 (2.56%) JSF
15 24 (2.56%) JSP
15 24 (2.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 127 (13.55%) Clustering
2 65 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 59 (6.30%) Blackberry
4 56 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 54 (5.76%) Client/Server
6 51 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (5.23%) Open Source
8 45 (4.80%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.56%) Replication
10 22 (2.35%) PKI
11 21 (2.24%) Digital Media
12 20 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (1.71%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.39%) Social Media
15 11 (1.17%) iPhone
16 10 (1.07%) Firmware
17 9 (0.96%) Online Games
17 9 (0.96%) Smartphone
18 7 (0.75%) CMDB
19 6 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 505 (53.90%) Windows
2 430 (45.89%) Linux
3 204 (21.77%) UNIX
4 181 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (8.32%) Windows 7
7 77 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (7.26%) CentOS
10 64 (6.83%) Solaris
11 63 (6.72%) Debian
12 51 (5.44%) Ubuntu
13 42 (4.48%) Android
14 40 (4.27%) Windows XP
15 33 (3.52%) Apple iOS
16 25 (2.67%) Mac OS X
17 17 (1.81%) AIX
18 16 (1.71%) FreeBSD
19 13 (1.39%) OpenBSD
20 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (24.44%) Load Balancing
2 150 (16.01%) ITIL
3 108 (11.53%) E-Commerce
4 69 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
6 50 (5.34%) Capacity Management
7 49 (5.23%) Network Design
7 49 (5.23%) DevOps
8 48 (5.12%) Service Delivery
9 42 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 38 (4.06%) Information Security
11 37 (3.95%) Change Management
11 37 (3.95%) Software Engineering
11 37 (3.95%) Web Development
11 37 (3.95%) Network Management
12 36 (3.84%) Service Management
13 35 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
13 35 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
14 32 (3.42%) Incident Management
15 31 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 175 (18.68%) Java
2 173 (18.46%) Perl
3 160 (17.08%) Bash Shell
4 158 (16.86%) SQL
5 142 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 102 (10.89%) JavaScript
7 83 (8.86%) PHP
8 67 (7.15%) C#
9 49 (5.23%) Python
10 35 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 30 (3.20%) C++
12 27 (2.88%) Ruby
13 24 (2.56%) ECMAScript
14 22 (2.35%) XPath
15 21 (2.24%) XQuery
16 13 (1.39%) VBScript
17 11 (1.17%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.17%) AWK
18 8 (0.85%) C
19 5 (0.53%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 144 (15.37%) Degree
2 107 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (9.28%) MCSE
4 76 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (6.30%) CCNA
6 46 (4.91%) CCNP
7 37 (3.95%) MCITP
8 31 (3.31%) Security Cleared
9 30 (3.20%) MCSA
10 29 (3.09%) SC Cleared
11 21 (2.24%) MCTS
11 21 (2.24%) CCIE
12 16 (1.71%) MCP
13 14 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.17%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.07%) GIAC
16 9 (0.96%) RHCE
17 8 (0.85%) GCIA
17 8 (0.85%) CEH
18 6 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (8.54%) PCI DSS
2 52 (5.55%) SLA
3 37 (3.95%) QA
4 23 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 257 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 224 (23.91%) Active Directory
3 86 (9.18%) NFS
4 84 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
5 62 (6.62%) VMware ESX
6 58 (6.19%) Hyper-V
7 52 (5.55%) IMail Server
8 51 (5.44%) Postfix
9 41 (4.38%) Samba
10 40 (4.27%) vSphere
11 25 (2.67%) Squid
11 25 (2.67%) UAG
12 22 (2.35%) Terminal Services
13 20 (2.13%) Varnish
14 18 (1.92%) KVM
15 17 (1.81%) XenApp
16 14 (1.49%) Sendmail
17 13 (1.39%) Snort
18 11 (1.17%) qmail
19 10 (1.07%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (6.51%) Puppet
2 59 (6.30%) Nagios
3 34 (3.63%) CiscoWorks
3 34 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 31 (3.31%) Backup Exec
4 31 (3.31%) HP NNM
5 30 (3.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 26 (2.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 24 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 15 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
10 14 (1.49%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.49%) ZABBIX
11 11 (1.17%) Ansible
11 11 (1.17%) Zenoss
11 11 (1.17%) SCOM
12 10 (1.07%) logstash
13 9 (0.96%) PureDisk
14 8 (0.85%) Cacti
15 7 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 319 (34.04%) VMware
2 311 (33.19%) Microsoft
3 268 (28.60%) Cisco
4 212 (22.63%) Red Hat
5 88 (9.39%) Juniper
5 88 (9.39%) F5
6 84 (8.96%) HP
7 77 (8.22%) Citrix
8 71 (7.58%) Symantec
9 66 (7.04%) Oracle
10 54 (5.76%) NetApp
11 53 (5.66%) CheckPoint
12 36 (3.84%) MobileIron
13 35 (3.74%) EMC
14 28 (2.99%) Adobe
15 24 (2.56%) Mitel
15 24 (2.56%) Polycom
16 22 (2.35%) Apple
17 20 (2.13%) Dell
18 19 (2.03%) IBM
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
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London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
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Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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