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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 219 198 203
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.090% 0.019% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.11% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £28,750 £32,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.15% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
931 871 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.73% 16.25% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 756 739 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 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
Worcestershire - 3 £30,000 -
Coventry -7 2 £27,500 -14.06%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) SNMP
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) FTP
2 8 (57.14%) EMC
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) NetApp
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) VLAN
2 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 8 (57.14%) NAS
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) AIX
4 5 (35.71%) HPUX
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Sun
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) CLARiiON
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) StorageTek

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SNMP
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) FTP
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) VLAN
2 8 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 8 (57.14%) NAS
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) FCoE
4 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Implementation Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Storage Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Storage Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Implementation Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CLARiiON
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) HPUX
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) NCDA
1 3 (21.43%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) Postfix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) EMC
1 8 (57.14%) NetApp
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Sun
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) StorageTek
3 5 (35.71%) Fujitsu
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
6 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.14%) Draytek
7 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
7 1 (7.14%) Veeam