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 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 235 224 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 9 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.019% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 0.13% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 19
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
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
978 795 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.66% 14.71% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 753 673 664
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 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
(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 0 5 £35,000 +2.94%
Walsall - 2 £27,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £26,500 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (58.33%) nginx
4 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Web Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (33.33%) IMAP
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
1 7 (58.33%) nginx
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) IMAP
6 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Web Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) WebOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
1 1 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (8.33%) API Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) OWASP
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft