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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 597 593 580
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 376 427 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 2.09% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 301 303 392
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%

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
17871 20473 20505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.31% 18.25% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14818 16231 16240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 2016. 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 +5 373 £38,500 -9.41% 31
London +20 143 £47,500 +2.15% 10
South East -20 135 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Berkshire +39 55 £55,000 +23.59% 4
Reading +44 41 £55,000 +26.43% 3
Oxfordshire +24 31 £28,500 -30.90% 2
East of England -3 30 £26,500 -41.11% 1
South West -4 29 £35,750 +2.87% 6
Abingdon +1 28 £28,500 -26.92% 2
Hertfordshire +3 26 £26,500 -41.11%
Essex +29 24 £26,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +16 22 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East Sussex -2 20 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Brighton -11 19 £25,000 -34.21%
Yorkshire +18 15 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Surrey -24 12 £35,000 -50.00%
City of London +52 11 £50,000 -24.52%
North West +23 10 £45,000 +32.35% 3
West Midlands -11 9 £35,000 +2.94%
Cheltenham +1 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hampshire -17 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +28 7 £44,000 - 1
Cheshire +22 7 £47,500 +39.70%
Milton Keynes - 7 £44,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 - -
West Yorkshire +11 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bristol +1 5 £28,250 -5.83% 3
Worcestershire 0 5 £35,000 +2.94%
North Yorkshire 0 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Redditch - 5 £35,000 -

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 422 (66.77%) DNS
2 321 (50.79%) TCP/IP
3 320 (50.63%) Windows
4 298 (47.15%) Linux
5 238 (37.66%) Microsoft
6 208 (32.91%) Firewall
7 202 (31.96%) HTTP
8 201 (31.80%) Internet
9 186 (29.43%) Active Directory
10 182 (28.80%) Cisco
11 169 (26.74%) VMware
12 147 (23.26%) SQL
13 146 (23.10%) Windows Server
14 144 (22.78%) SQL Server
15 143 (22.63%) MS Exchange
16 134 (21.20%) Apache
17 133 (21.04%) DHCP
18 129 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 126 (19.94%) SSL
20 125 (19.78%) MySQL
21 123 (19.46%) Degree
22 121 (19.15%) MS Excel
23 120 (18.99%) FTP
23 120 (18.99%) WAN
24 110 (17.41%) Unix
25 101 (15.98%) Perl
25 101 (15.98%) LAN
26 97 (15.35%) SAN
26 97 (15.35%) VPN
27 96 (15.19%) Python

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 143 (22.63%) MS Exchange
2 134 (21.20%) Apache
3 85 (13.45%) IIS
4 67 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 65 (10.28%) Tomcat
6 53 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (5.54%) JBoss
10 33 (5.22%) nginx
11 27 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 20 (3.16%) OpenStack
13 16 (2.53%) Skype for Business
13 16 (2.53%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.74%) SharePoint
15 10 (1.58%) Liferay
16 8 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.95%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.79%) Confluence
18 5 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 121 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.86%) MS Office
3 5 (0.79%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Cognos Planning
1 9 (1.42%) ResourceLink
1 9 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Magento
4 3 (0.47%) Documaker
4 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.43%) SaaS
4 15 (2.37%) Office 365
5 8 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.11%) IaaS
7 6 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.63%) Datadog
8 4 (0.63%) GitHub
8 4 (0.63%) PaaS
8 4 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.16%) Route 53
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 422 (66.77%) DNS
2 321 (50.79%) TCP/IP
3 208 (32.91%) Firewall
4 202 (31.96%) HTTP
5 201 (31.80%) Internet
6 133 (21.04%) DHCP
7 126 (19.94%) SSL
8 120 (18.99%) FTP
8 120 (18.99%) WAN
9 101 (15.98%) LAN
10 97 (15.35%) SAN
10 97 (15.35%) VPN
11 75 (11.87%) IMAP
12 63 (9.97%) SNMP
13 62 (9.81%) VoIP
14 61 (9.65%) SSH
15 50 (7.91%) LDAP
16 48 (7.59%) Wireless
17 47 (7.44%) POP3
17 47 (7.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 125 (19.78%) MySQL
3 24 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.74%) Big Data
11 9 (1.42%) Cognos Impromptu
12 7 (1.11%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.63%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.63%) Redis
15 3 (0.47%) Jackrabbit
16 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.22%) Subversion
3 29 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.16%) JIRA
6 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (2.37%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.90%) AQtime
8 12 (1.90%) Hudson
8 12 (1.90%) WebLOAD
9 11 (1.74%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.42%) Fiddler
10 9 (1.42%) NUnit
11 8 (1.27%) NCrunch
11 8 (1.27%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.11%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.95%) WinDbg
14 5 (0.79%) GitLab
14 5 (0.79%) Grunt
14 5 (0.79%) JSHint
General
1 66 (10.44%) Finance
1 66 (10.44%) Telecoms
2 40 (6.33%) Banking
3 28 (4.43%) Marketing
4 27 (4.27%) Dutch Language
5 22 (3.48%) Retail
6 21 (3.32%) Front Office
7 8 (1.27%) Legal
8 7 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.95%) Law
10 4 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Back Office
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 100 (15.82%) Support Engineer
2 90 (14.24%) Administrator
3 82 (12.97%) Analyst
4 60 (9.49%) Systems Administrator
5 59 (9.34%) Developer
6 57 (9.02%) Network Engineer
7 55 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
8 42 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
9 36 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 35 (5.54%) Senior Developer
11 32 (5.06%) IT Engineer
11 32 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
11 32 (5.06%) Systems Support
11 32 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
12 30 (4.75%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (4.75%) IT Support
12 30 (4.75%) Systems Support Engineer
12 30 (4.75%) Technical Support
13 29 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 28 (4.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.18%) HTML
2 64 (10.13%) LAMP
3 55 (8.70%) CSS
4 49 (7.75%) Web Services
5 48 (7.59%) .NET
6 39 (6.17%) MAPI
7 36 (5.70%) jQuery
8 34 (5.38%) Ajax
9 32 (5.06%) XML
10 28 (4.43%) LEMP Stack
11 24 (3.80%) SOAP
12 15 (2.37%) LAPP Stack
12 15 (2.37%) RESTful
13 13 (2.06%) MCollective
14 11 (1.74%) 802.1X
14 11 (1.74%) WCF
15 10 (1.58%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.58%) LINQ
16 9 (1.42%) Entity Framework
16 9 (1.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 89 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (11.55%) Computer Science
3 56 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 40 (6.33%) Clustering
4 40 (6.33%) Replication
5 38 (6.01%) Blackberry
6 36 (5.70%) Management Information System
7 27 (4.27%) iPhone
7 27 (4.27%) PDA
8 24 (3.80%) PKI
9 19 (3.01%) Blog
9 19 (3.01%) Digital Media
10 15 (2.37%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.90%) User Experience
12 11 (1.74%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.42%) Cryptography
14 8 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.27%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.11%) EqualLogic
15 7 (1.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 320 (50.63%) Windows
2 298 (47.15%) Linux
3 146 (23.10%) Windows Server
4 110 (17.41%) Unix
5 90 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (7.44%) Windows 7
9 44 (6.96%) Android
10 36 (5.70%) Windows Vista
11 34 (5.38%) Windows XP
12 32 (5.06%) Solaris
13 30 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (4.59%) Windows 8
15 28 (4.43%) CentOS
15 28 (4.43%) Windows 10
16 23 (3.64%) Debian
17 12 (1.90%) Ubuntu
18 9 (1.42%) Mac OS
18 9 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (10.60%) Load Balancing
2 66 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (9.49%) ITIL
4 51 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (8.07%) High Availability
5 42 (6.65%) Mentoring
6 41 (6.49%) Project Management
7 40 (6.33%) Configuration Management
8 38 (6.01%) Data Protection
9 37 (5.85%) OO
10 36 (5.70%) Migration
11 34 (5.38%) DevOps
11 34 (5.38%) Incident Management
12 33 (5.22%) CRM
13 32 (5.06%) Change Management
14 30 (4.75%) Service Delivery
15 29 (4.59%) E-Commerce
15 29 (4.59%) Information Security
15 29 (4.59%) Line Management
16 28 (4.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (23.26%) SQL
2 101 (15.98%) Perl
3 96 (15.19%) Python
4 75 (11.87%) JavaScript
5 64 (10.13%) PHP
6 63 (9.97%) Bash Shell
7 48 (7.59%) PowerShell
8 43 (6.80%) Java
9 40 (6.33%) C#
10 35 (5.54%) C++
11 22 (3.48%) Ruby
11 22 (3.48%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.74%) AWK
13 11 (1.74%) sed
14 10 (1.58%) C
15 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.79%) VBScript
16 4 (0.63%) VB
17 3 (0.47%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 123 (19.46%) Degree
2 88 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (8.39%) CCNP
4 39 (6.17%) CCNA
5 24 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.01%) RHCE
7 17 (2.69%) CEH
7 17 (2.69%) MCSE
8 15 (2.37%) CISSP
9 13 (2.06%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.42%) GCIA
11 9 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.27%) GCIH
12 8 (1.27%) SSCP
13 7 (1.11%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.11%) SANS
14 6 (0.95%) MCSA
15 5 (0.79%) MCP
16 4 (0.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.12%) SLA
2 35 (5.54%) QA
3 12 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.27%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) DICOM
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
7 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 186 (29.43%) Active Directory
2 129 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (7.12%) NFS
4 43 (6.80%) Hyper-V
5 41 (6.49%) vSphere
6 34 (5.38%) IMail Server
7 33 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (4.11%) Squid
9 24 (3.80%) Postfix
10 22 (3.48%) Snort
11 21 (3.32%) VMware ESX
12 16 (2.53%) iptables
13 13 (2.06%) Docker
13 13 (2.06%) qmail
14 11 (1.74%) OpenSSH
15 9 (1.42%) Sendmail
15 9 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (1.11%) vCloud
16 7 (1.11%) Xen
17 6 (0.95%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (10.13%) Nagios
2 50 (7.91%) Puppet
3 43 (6.80%) Cacti
4 28 (4.43%) Backup Exec
5 17 (2.69%) logstash
5 17 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.53%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.22%) Graphite
8 13 (2.06%) collectd
8 13 (2.06%) Ganglia
9 12 (1.90%) Perfmon
10 11 (1.74%) SCCM
10 11 (1.74%) WSUS
11 9 (1.42%) Nmap
12 8 (1.27%) SCOM
13 7 (1.11%) Ansible
13 7 (1.11%) FortiGate
13 7 (1.11%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 238 (37.66%) Microsoft
2 182 (28.80%) Cisco
3 169 (26.74%) VMware
4 55 (8.70%) Oracle
5 54 (8.54%) Red Hat
6 31 (4.91%) F5
7 29 (4.59%) Apple
7 29 (4.59%) Juniper
8 28 (4.43%) Splunk
9 27 (4.27%) Citrix
9 27 (4.27%) Draytek
10 25 (3.96%) Veeam
11 24 (3.80%) CheckPoint
11 24 (3.80%) NetApp
11 24 (3.80%) Sophos
12 22 (3.48%) EMC
12 22 (3.48%) HP
12 22 (3.48%) IBM
13 19 (3.01%) Dell
14 18 (2.85%) Blue Coat
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus car allowance, Bonus and benefits - London
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
GCS
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Exc Bens including healthcare, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: Up to £65K
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension (pro-rata)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stratiis Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £26,000 per annum Depends on Experience&Qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 15% Bouns + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £80k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago