The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 212 181 201
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 1 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.36% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 2.35% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 3
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% +35.96%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
SMTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
798 765 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.07% 15.50% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 672 658 724
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SMTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the West Midlands region.

SMTP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SMTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Worcestershire -4 1 £34,000 -35.23%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) PABX
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) IGRP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) POP3
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) IKE
3 2 (28.57%) IPX
3 2 (28.57%) IPX/SPX
3 2 (28.57%) PPP
3 2 (28.57%) RIP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) PABX
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint