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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 212 191 198
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 1 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.29% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 1.90% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 3
Average salary £25,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.38% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
742 791 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.07% 15.41% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 636 690 738
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 - 1 £25,000 -
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco