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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 220 213 211
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.037% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,305 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +17.17%
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
898 894 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 16.56% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 808 732 799
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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
Staffordshire - 4 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) FTP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Dell