Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 560 872 681
Rank change year-on-year +312 -191 -4
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 612 296 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 1.19% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 224 207 438
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,850 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

SMTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,221 24,800 26,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.88% 15.20% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16,028 19,851 21,615
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +2.22% -

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in England

SMTP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP in England.

Salary trend for SMTP in England

SMTP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SMTP in England

SMTP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the England region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +267 399 £42,500 +4.29%
Yorkshire +207 354 £47,500 +4.40%
London +33 67 £53,750 -6.52% 5
East of England +101 58 £60,000 +26.32%
South East +43 45 £46,250 +2.78% 4
North West +61 44 £37,500 +4.17%
Midlands +50 30 £55,000 +15.79%
West Midlands +58 29 £55,000 +61.76%
South West -13 11 £30,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +36 1 £50,000 +2.56%
North East +16 1 £36,500 +32.73%
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 520 (84.97%) DNS
2 447 (73.04%) Firewall
3 430 (70.26%) Linux
4 412 (67.32%) Python
5 384 (62.75%) Cisco
6 380 (62.09%) Bash Shell
7 373 (60.95%) WAN
8 370 (60.46%) VPN
9 369 (60.29%) Perl
10 357 (58.33%) Management Information System
11 356 (58.17%) BGP
12 354 (57.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 353 (57.68%) Unix
14 352 (57.52%) MPLS
15 350 (57.19%) OSPF
16 347 (56.70%) Cisco Certification
16 347 (56.70%) Network Security
17 344 (56.21%) Cisco ASA
18 342 (55.88%) Change Control
19 340 (55.56%) Network Design
19 340 (55.56%) CCNP
19 340 (55.56%) Nagios
20 336 (54.90%) IPsec
21 332 (54.25%) Service Delivery
21 332 (54.25%) RIP
22 329 (53.76%) Broadband
22 329 (53.76%) Network Management
23 328 (53.59%) Fortinet
24 326 (53.27%) Cisco Nexus
25 325 (53.10%) NetScaler

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (8.99%) Apache
2 36 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 25 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (4.08%) IIS
4 22 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.59%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.78%) Skype for Business
6 17 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.12%) nginx
8 6 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.65%) Confluence
9 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.49%) WordPress
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (9.64%) Office 365
3 54 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (6.21%) SaaS
5 32 (5.23%) IaaS
6 22 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
7 20 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (3.27%) Serverless
8 15 (2.45%) AWS IoT
9 13 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (1.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 9 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.14%) PaaS
13 5 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 520 (84.97%) DNS
2 447 (73.04%) Firewall
3 373 (60.95%) WAN
4 370 (60.46%) VPN
5 356 (58.17%) BGP
6 352 (57.52%) MPLS
7 350 (57.19%) OSPF
8 347 (56.70%) Network Security
9 344 (56.21%) Cisco ASA
10 336 (54.90%) IPsec
11 332 (54.25%) RIP
12 329 (53.76%) Broadband
13 326 (53.27%) Cisco Nexus
14 325 (53.10%) ADSL
14 325 (53.10%) NetScaler
15 108 (17.65%) TCP/IP
16 102 (16.67%) Internet
17 97 (15.85%) HTTP
18 73 (11.93%) FTP
19 72 (11.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.90%) MySQL
3 28 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.27%) Amazon Aurora
6 15 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (2.12%) MariaDB
8 11 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.49%) Power BI
12 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.16%) DB2
14 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 24 (3.92%) JIRA
2 21 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.12%) Selenium
4 12 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.31%) Subversion
7 7 (1.14%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.65%) Terragrunt
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.33%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.33%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 81 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 37 (6.05%) Finance
3 30 (4.90%) Retail
4 9 (1.47%) Publishing
5 7 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.14%) Legal
6 6 (0.98%) Law
7 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 297 (48.53%) Network Engineer
2 208 (33.99%) Security Engineer
3 204 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 136 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 135 (22.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 131 (21.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 79 (12.91%) Developer
8 48 (7.84%) Switch Engineer
9 46 (7.52%) Product Developer
10 35 (5.72%) Analyst
11 34 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (4.41%) Administrator
13 23 (3.76%) IT Support
14 22 (3.59%) Firewall Engineer
14 22 (3.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 20 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
15 20 (3.27%) Linux Specialist
16 19 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (2.61%) Network Administrator
18 15 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.03%) .NET
2 42 (6.86%) LDAP
3 37 (6.05%) LAMP
4 27 (4.41%) XML
5 23 (3.76%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.59%) Ajax
7 17 (2.78%) Web Services
8 15 (2.45%) 802.1X
9 13 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (2.12%) REST
9 13 (2.12%) XMPP
10 11 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (1.80%) HTML
10 11 (1.80%) LEMP Stack
11 10 (1.63%) SOAP
12 9 (1.47%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.47%) CSS
12 9 (1.47%) jQuery
12 9 (1.47%) WCF
13 7 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 357 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 34 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.58%) Replication
4 22 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (3.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 21 (3.43%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.10%) e-Learning
7 16 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.29%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.12%) Smart Home
10 12 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
11 11 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.14%) PKI
14 6 (0.98%) FMCG
15 5 (0.82%) CMDB
16 4 (0.65%) Handset
16 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 430 (70.26%) Linux
2 353 (57.68%) Unix
3 144 (23.53%) Windows
4 64 (10.46%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.72%) CentOS
6 31 (5.07%) Windows 10
7 30 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (3.59%) Debian
9 14 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.12%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.80%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (1.31%) Solaris
15 6 (0.98%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.49%) AIX
17 3 (0.49%) HPUX
18 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (55.88%) Change Control
2 340 (55.56%) Network Design
3 332 (54.25%) Service Delivery
4 329 (53.76%) Network Management
5 325 (53.10%) Product Management
6 55 (8.99%) ITIL
7 54 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (7.35%) Project Management
9 44 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (6.05%) Computer Science
11 36 (5.88%) DevOps
11 36 (5.88%) SIEM
12 31 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
13 27 (4.41%) Information Security
14 25 (4.08%) Configuration Management
14 25 (4.08%) Security Operations
15 24 (3.92%) Network Architecture
16 21 (3.43%) Patch Management
17 20 (3.27%) MVC
18 19 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 412 (67.32%) Python
2 380 (62.09%) Bash Shell
3 369 (60.29%) Perl
4 61 (9.97%) PowerShell
5 47 (7.68%) SQL
6 32 (5.23%) C#
7 15 (2.45%) Java
7 15 (2.45%) PHP
8 14 (2.29%) C
8 14 (2.29%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.12%) Ruby
10 8 (1.31%) Go
11 7 (1.14%) VBScript
12 6 (0.98%) C++
13 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.49%) Groovy
14 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.33%) VBA
15 2 (0.33%) XPath
15 2 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 347 (56.70%) Cisco Certification
2 340 (55.56%) CCNP
3 297 (48.53%) CCNA
4 65 (10.62%) Degree
5 45 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (3.10%) CISSP
6 19 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.94%) RHCE
8 17 (2.78%) MCSE
9 16 (2.61%) GIAC
9 16 (2.61%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.45%) LPIC
11 13 (2.12%) RHCT
12 10 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.47%) CCIE
14 7 (1.14%) CCDP
15 6 (0.98%) CEH
15 6 (0.98%) SANS
15 6 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (57.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 325 (53.10%) ISO 9001
3 31 (5.07%) SLA
4 8 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.98%) GDPR
7 4 (0.65%) NIST
8 3 (0.49%) COBIT
8 3 (0.49%) ISO 31000
8 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.33%) NCSC
10 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 89 (14.54%) Active Directory
2 83 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.74%) NFS
4 28 (4.58%) Docker
5 24 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (3.59%) iptables
6 22 (3.59%) Postfix
6 22 (3.59%) Samba
6 22 (3.59%) VMware Server
7 12 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.63%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.14%) Varnish
9 7 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.98%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.98%) Snort
11 5 (0.82%) Firmware
11 5 (0.82%) XenApp
12 4 (0.65%) vSphere
13 3 (0.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 340 (55.56%) Nagios
2 325 (53.10%) FortiGate
3 49 (8.01%) Puppet
4 20 (3.27%) WSUS
5 14 (2.29%) Ansible
6 13 (2.12%) Terraform
7 10 (1.63%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.63%) vCenter Server
7 10 (1.63%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 7 (1.14%) Packer
9 5 (0.82%) Munin
10 4 (0.65%) Grafana
10 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.65%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.49%) cPanel
11 3 (0.49%) Icinga
11 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.49%) QRadar
11 3 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 384 (62.75%) Cisco
2 328 (53.59%) Fortinet
3 214 (34.97%) Palo Alto
4 99 (16.18%) Microsoft
5 98 (16.01%) VMware
6 35 (5.72%) CheckPoint
7 33 (5.39%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.08%) F5
9 20 (3.27%) Citrix
10 17 (2.78%) Meraki
11 12 (1.96%) Juniper
11 12 (1.96%) Veeam
12 11 (1.80%) Aruba
13 10 (1.63%) Splunk
14 9 (1.47%) Oracle
15 7 (1.14%) NetApp
15 7 (1.14%) Symantec
16 6 (0.98%) Google
17 5 (0.82%) Blue Coat
17 5 (0.82%) Redback