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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 523 486 533
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +47
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 414 491 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.36% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 361 367 283
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £40,305 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +7.48%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 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 28 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
(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 -25 407 £44,750 -0.55% 45
South East +29 182 £45,000 +5.88% 13
London -14 129 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Berkshire +16 65 £44,875 -10.25% 5
Surrey +47 49 £70,000 +62.79% 1
Reading -2 48 £44,750 -10.50% 4
South West -14 44 £36,750 +5.00% 9
East Sussex -11 30 £25,000 -
Brighton -9 28 £25,000 -
City of London +28 24 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Gloucestershire -15 24 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Cheltenham -3 20 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Hampshire +12 19 £45,000 +2.85% 1
North West -10 17 £26,500 -34.16% 2
Wiltshire +11 16 £35,000 +32.07% 4
East of England +4 16 £34,750 -30.50% 3
Yorkshire -31 14 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Swindon +20 12 £35,000 +32.07% 3
Manchester -5 12 £26,500 -32.91% 2
Bracknell +22 11 £36,250 -30.95%
Portsmouth - 10 £45,000 -
Guildford +4 8 £48,750 -
Middlesex +9 7 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire +2 7 £22,000 -37.14%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £38,500 -
Suffolk +4 6 £27,500 -25.67%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £58,750 +11.90% 3
Milton Keynes -6 6 £58,750 +11.90%
Rochdale - 6 £26,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £27,500 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 491 (57.76%) DNS
2 384 (45.18%) Windows
3 368 (43.29%) Linux
3 368 (43.29%) HTTP
4 352 (41.41%) TCP/IP
5 322 (37.88%) Microsoft
6 272 (32.00%) SQL
7 251 (29.53%) VMware
8 248 (29.18%) Internet
9 239 (28.12%) Firewall
10 212 (24.94%) SQL Server
11 193 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 180 (21.18%) MS Excel
13 169 (19.88%) Cisco
14 165 (19.41%) MySQL
15 155 (18.24%) .NET
16 154 (18.12%) DHCP
17 148 (17.41%) ITIL
18 145 (17.06%) Apache
19 143 (16.82%) Perl
20 141 (16.59%) FTP
20 141 (16.59%) VPN
21 136 (16.00%) Python
22 131 (15.41%) Load Balancing
23 127 (14.94%) C#
24 124 (14.59%) Nagios
25 122 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
26 119 (14.00%) Active Directory
27 116 (13.65%) LAN
28 114 (13.41%) MS Exchange

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 145 (17.06%) Apache
2 114 (13.41%) MS Exchange
3 94 (11.06%) SharePoint
4 75 (8.82%) IIS
5 68 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 68 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
6 53 (6.24%) nginx
7 49 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (4.24%) JBoss
9 32 (3.76%) Lync
10 29 (3.41%) OpenStack
11 26 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (2.71%) WebLogic
14 17 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (2.00%) Confluence
15 13 (1.53%) CMS
16 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.35%) MS Office
3 20 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.94%) InDesign
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.53%) Magento
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.35%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.35%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.18%) Office 365
3 36 (4.24%) SaaS
4 15 (1.76%) PaaS
5 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.06%) IaaS
7 7 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.47%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.35%) GitHub
11 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.35%) Joyent
12 2 (0.24%) CodePlex
13 1 (0.12%) Route 53
13 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 491 (57.76%) DNS
2 368 (43.29%) HTTP
3 352 (41.41%) TCP/IP
4 248 (29.18%) Internet
5 239 (28.12%) Firewall
6 154 (18.12%) DHCP
7 141 (16.59%) FTP
7 141 (16.59%) VPN
8 116 (13.65%) LAN
9 105 (12.35%) VoIP
9 105 (12.35%) WAN
9 105 (12.35%) LDAP
10 103 (12.12%) SSL
11 89 (10.47%) SNMP
12 79 (9.29%) Network Security
13 75 (8.82%) BGP
14 72 (8.47%) OSPF
14 72 (8.47%) SAN
15 71 (8.35%) VLAN
16 64 (7.53%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (24.94%) SQL Server
2 165 (19.41%) MySQL
3 98 (11.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (8.12%) Relational Database
5 56 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.71%) SQLite
11 4 (0.47%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.47%) Big Data
12 3 (0.35%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.35%) Redis
12 3 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 47 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (5.06%) JIRA
4 39 (4.59%) Subversion
5 37 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 35 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (1.76%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.18%) Maven
10 9 (1.06%) NUnit
11 8 (0.94%) Fiddler
11 8 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.71%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.71%) NCrunch
14 4 (0.47%) Hudson
15 3 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.35%) NSubstitute
15 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 82 (9.65%) Telecoms
2 78 (9.18%) Front Office
3 70 (8.24%) Finance
4 29 (3.41%) Back Office
5 22 (2.59%) Dutch Language
6 20 (2.35%) Games
7 19 (2.24%) Retail
8 17 (2.00%) Banking
8 17 (2.00%) German Language
9 14 (1.65%) Advertising
10 10 (1.18%) Marketing
11 9 (1.06%) Billing
12 8 (0.94%) Legal
13 6 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.47%) Law
15 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.47%) French Language
16 3 (0.35%) Publishing
17 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (15.53%) Developer
2 128 (15.06%) Analyst
3 95 (11.18%) Administrator
4 82 (9.65%) Network Engineer
5 66 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
6 63 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
7 57 (6.71%) Support Engineer
8 56 (6.59%) Applications Support
9 54 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 54 (6.35%) Security Engineer
10 46 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 45 (5.29%) Consultant
12 44 (5.18%) Technical Support
13 43 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
14 35 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
14 35 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
15 32 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
16 31 (3.65%) .NET Developer
16 31 (3.65%) Senior Developer
16 31 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (18.24%) .NET
2 108 (12.71%) Web Services
3 90 (10.59%) jQuery
4 81 (9.53%) WCF
5 79 (9.29%) .NET Framework
6 67 (7.88%) Entity Framework
7 63 (7.41%) EDI
8 61 (7.18%) JMS
8 61 (7.18%) EDIFACT
9 60 (7.06%) SOAP
10 41 (4.82%) Ajax
11 39 (4.59%) HTML
12 37 (4.35%) XML
13 32 (3.76%) CSS
14 31 (3.65%) LAMP
15 29 (3.41%) ASP.NET
16 26 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (2.59%) WinForms
18 21 (2.47%) REST
18 21 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (10.47%) Clustering
3 67 (7.88%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 36 (4.24%) Mathematics
6 31 (3.65%) CESG
7 28 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.94%) Replication
9 18 (2.12%) Blackberry
10 17 (2.00%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.41%) Statistics
13 11 (1.29%) SecurID
14 10 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.18%) Social Gaming
15 9 (1.06%) Wiki
15 9 (1.06%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.94%) iPhone
16 8 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 384 (45.18%) Windows
2 368 (43.29%) Linux
3 88 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (9.76%) UNIX
5 70 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (6.82%) CentOS
8 46 (5.41%) Ubuntu
9 41 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (4.59%) Windows 7
11 38 (4.47%) Debian
12 31 (3.65%) Solaris
13 23 (2.71%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.88%) Windows XP
14 16 (1.88%) Android
15 14 (1.65%) Mac OS
16 13 (1.53%) Windows Vista
17 9 (1.06%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.59%) SUSE
19 4 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (17.41%) ITIL
2 131 (15.41%) Load Balancing
3 102 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 96 (11.29%) MVC
5 62 (7.29%) DevOps
6 52 (6.12%) SIEM
7 47 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (5.18%) Service Delivery
8 44 (5.18%) Mentoring
9 40 (4.71%) CRM
10 38 (4.47%) Software Engineering
11 37 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 36 (4.24%) Network Design
12 36 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (3.88%) Capacity Management
13 33 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (3.76%) Service Management
14 32 (3.76%) Information Security
15 31 (3.65%) Problem Management
15 31 (3.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 272 (32.00%) SQL
2 143 (16.82%) Perl
3 136 (16.00%) Python
4 127 (14.94%) C#
5 114 (13.41%) Java
6 81 (9.53%) JavaScript
7 75 (8.82%) PHP
8 74 (8.71%) PowerShell
9 61 (7.18%) ActionScript 2.0
9 61 (7.18%) ActionScript
10 52 (6.12%) Bash Shell
11 47 (5.53%) Ruby
12 28 (3.29%) T-SQL
13 24 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 21 (2.47%) VBScript
14 21 (2.47%) C++
15 16 (1.88%) C
16 11 (1.29%) XQuery
16 11 (1.29%) XPath
17 9 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 122 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (13.06%) Degree
3 103 (12.12%) CCNA
4 69 (8.12%) Security Cleared
5 53 (6.24%) CCNP
6 47 (5.53%) CISSP
7 34 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 32 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 27 (3.18%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.88%) MCSE
12 9 (1.06%) CCIE
12 9 (1.06%) CEH
13 7 (0.82%) MCSA
13 7 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.71%) CCSA
14 6 (0.71%) CCSE
15 5 (0.59%) GCIA
15 5 (0.59%) PMP
15 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.76%) SLA
2 34 (4.00%) QA
3 15 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.06%) COBIT
5 6 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.35%) BS25999
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 193 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 67 (7.88%) IMail Server
4 62 (7.29%) vSphere
5 57 (6.71%) Hyper-V
6 41 (4.82%) Xen
7 33 (3.88%) NFS
8 31 (3.65%) Squid
9 30 (3.53%) iptables
10 28 (3.29%) VirtualBox
11 24 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
12 23 (2.71%) qmail
13 22 (2.59%) Samba
14 21 (2.47%) KVM
15 20 (2.35%) Snort
16 19 (2.24%) VMware ESX
17 13 (1.53%) Varnish
18 12 (1.41%) VMware Server
19 10 (1.18%) Sendmail
19 10 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 124 (14.59%) Nagios
2 106 (12.47%) Puppet
3 59 (6.94%) ZABBIX
4 46 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (4.71%) Cacti
6 28 (3.29%) SCCM
7 25 (2.94%) Ansible
8 23 (2.71%) logstash
9 22 (2.59%) Graphite
10 20 (2.35%) FortiGate
11 18 (2.12%) Ganglia
12 17 (2.00%) collectd
12 17 (2.00%) SCOM
13 13 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (1.29%) Vagrant
14 11 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
15 10 (1.18%) Backup Exec
16 9 (1.06%) Tivoli
16 9 (1.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 322 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 251 (29.53%) VMware
3 169 (19.88%) Cisco
4 81 (9.53%) Red Hat
5 46 (5.41%) Citrix
6 41 (4.82%) HP
7 40 (4.71%) Juniper
8 38 (4.47%) Oracle
9 33 (3.88%) F5
10 31 (3.65%) NetApp
11 29 (3.41%) CheckPoint
12 26 (3.06%) BT
13 25 (2.94%) Nokia
14 23 (2.71%) Splunk
15 21 (2.47%) Symantec
16 20 (2.35%) Blue Coat
17 17 (2.00%) Apple
17 17 (2.00%) Huawei
18 15 (1.76%) IBM
19 13 (1.53%) Dell
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Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great office envir
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
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Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
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