Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 607 919 743
Rank change year-on-year +312 -176 -64
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 499 225 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 0.98% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 225 179 360
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,750
UK median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.68% +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 19,790 22,975 26,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.67% 14.96% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15,378 18,268 21,582
England median annual salary £46,905 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,210 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,775 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.63% +5.56% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +224 259 £40,000 -12.09% 6
Yorkshire +183 228 £53,750 +16.85% 1
London +115 125 £46,500 -15.45% 20
South East +57 64 £46,250 +2.78% 7
Midlands +67 32 £55,000 +12.82% 3
North West +66 30 £36,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands +38 26 £55,000 - 3
East of England +61 13 £45,000 +37.40% 2
East Midlands +33 6 £42,500 -12.82%
South West -7 4 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North East - 1 £36,500 -
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 385 (77.15%) DNS
2 318 (63.73%) Firewall
3 307 (61.52%) Linux
4 283 (56.71%) WAN
5 279 (55.91%) Cisco
6 265 (53.11%) Python
6 265 (53.11%) Bash Shell
7 260 (52.10%) VPN
8 259 (51.90%) Cisco Certification
9 244 (48.90%) Nagios
10 243 (48.70%) MPLS
10 243 (48.70%) OSPF
11 242 (48.50%) BGP
12 237 (47.49%) CCNP
12 237 (47.49%) Network Design
13 236 (47.29%) IPsec
14 233 (46.69%) Unix
15 232 (46.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 227 (45.49%) Perl
17 226 (45.29%) RIP
17 226 (45.29%) Cisco ASA
18 224 (44.89%) Management Information System
19 223 (44.69%) Network Security
20 222 (44.49%) Service Delivery
21 221 (44.29%) Broadband
22 219 (43.89%) Product Management
22 219 (43.89%) Fortinet
23 217 (43.49%) Network Management
24 216 (43.29%) Change Control
24 216 (43.29%) ISO 9001

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 64 (12.83%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.41%) IIS
3 26 (5.21%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.61%) Apache
6 15 (3.01%) Skype for Business
6 15 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.00%) Confluence
8 9 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.20%) nginx
12 5 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.00%) JBoss
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.40%) CMS
14 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.60%) Acrobat
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 96 (19.24%) Office 365
2 59 (11.82%) Azure
3 48 (9.62%) AWS
4 16 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (3.21%) SaaS
5 15 (3.01%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (3.01%) Serverless
6 14 (2.81%) IaaS
7 11 (2.20%) AWS IoT
7 11 (2.20%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.60%) Yammer
9 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (1.20%) G Suite
11 5 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.00%) PaaS
12 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 385 (77.15%) DNS
2 318 (63.73%) Firewall
3 283 (56.71%) WAN
4 260 (52.10%) VPN
5 243 (48.70%) MPLS
5 243 (48.70%) OSPF
6 242 (48.50%) BGP
7 236 (47.29%) IPsec
8 226 (45.29%) Cisco ASA
8 226 (45.29%) RIP
9 223 (44.69%) Network Security
10 221 (44.29%) Broadband
11 216 (43.29%) ADSL
11 216 (43.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 216 (43.29%) NetScaler
12 147 (29.46%) TCP/IP
13 109 (21.84%) DHCP
14 79 (15.83%) HTTP
15 66 (13.23%) LAN
16 65 (13.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.41%) MySQL
3 21 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (4.01%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (3.01%) Amazon Aurora
6 11 (2.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (2.20%) Power BI
6 11 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.60%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.20%) Big Data
11 1 (0.20%) DB2
11 1 (0.20%) KDB
11 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.01%) Subversion
3 21 (4.21%) JIRA
4 17 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.20%) Selenium
6 10 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.20%) Terragrunt
9 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.60%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
12 1 (0.20%) GDB
12 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 85 (17.03%) Telecoms
2 26 (5.21%) Finance
3 16 (3.21%) Law
4 10 (2.00%) Legal
5 7 (1.40%) Publishing
6 4 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.40%) Electronics
7 2 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 208 (41.68%) Network Engineer
2 172 (34.47%) Security Engineer
3 169 (33.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 127 (25.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 126 (25.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 126 (25.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 44 (8.82%) Analyst
7 42 (8.42%) Administrator
8 34 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
9 33 (6.61%) Network Administrator
10 30 (6.01%) Developer
11 26 (5.21%) Support Engineer
12 24 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.61%) Switch Engineer
14 21 (4.21%) Firewall Engineer
15 19 (3.81%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.41%) Architect
17 16 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
18 15 (3.01%) Consultant
18 15 (3.01%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.62%) LDAP
2 29 (5.81%) LAMP
3 28 (5.61%) .NET
4 21 (4.21%) Web Services
5 20 (4.01%) XML
6 17 (3.41%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.01%) 802.1X
7 15 (3.01%) MAPI
8 12 (2.40%) Ajax
9 11 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (2.20%) XMPP
10 9 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (1.80%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (1.40%) REST
12 6 (1.20%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.20%) SOAP
12 6 (1.20%) WCF
13 5 (1.00%) HTML
13 5 (1.00%) XSD
14 4 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 224 (44.89%) Management Information System
2 44 (8.82%) Replication
3 37 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.81%) Clustering
5 23 (4.61%) IPTV
5 23 (4.61%) Video Conferencing
5 23 (4.61%) Video\Live Streaming
6 22 (4.41%) MPEG
7 16 (3.21%) PKI
8 15 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
9 13 (2.61%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (2.20%) Smart Home
11 10 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.80%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.60%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.40%) Blackberry
15 6 (1.20%) N-Tier
16 5 (1.00%) Handset
17 4 (0.80%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 307 (61.52%) Linux
2 233 (46.69%) Unix
3 168 (33.67%) Windows
4 72 (14.43%) Windows Server
5 44 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 42 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (7.62%) CentOS
8 28 (5.61%) Ubuntu
9 17 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.40%) Windows 7
11 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.00%) Solaris
13 8 (1.60%) Android
14 7 (1.40%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.60%) Debian
19 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (47.49%) Network Design
2 222 (44.49%) Service Delivery
3 219 (43.89%) Product Management
4 217 (43.49%) Network Management
5 216 (43.29%) Change Control
6 60 (12.02%) ITIL
7 35 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (6.81%) Information Security
9 33 (6.61%) Project Management
10 29 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (5.21%) High Availability
12 25 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (5.01%) Project Planning
13 24 (4.81%) Computer Science
14 22 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
15 21 (4.21%) SIEM
16 20 (4.01%) Customer Requirements
16 20 (4.01%) Incident Management
17 19 (3.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 265 (53.11%) Bash Shell
1 265 (53.11%) Python
2 227 (45.49%) Perl
3 78 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 45 (9.02%) SQL
5 22 (4.41%) C#
6 13 (2.61%) C
7 11 (2.20%) Java
7 11 (2.20%) Ruby
8 9 (1.80%) Go
8 9 (1.80%) PHP
8 9 (1.80%) VBScript
9 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.40%) C++
11 2 (0.40%) VBA
11 2 (0.40%) XPath
11 2 (0.40%) XQuery
12 1 (0.20%) Haskell
12 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 259 (51.90%) Cisco Certification
2 237 (47.49%) CCNP
3 207 (41.48%) CCNA
4 58 (11.62%) Degree
5 28 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (3.61%) MCSE
7 17 (3.41%) CCDP
8 16 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.81%) CCIE
9 14 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (2.81%) TOGAF Certification
10 13 (2.61%) MCSA
11 11 (2.20%) CEH
12 10 (2.00%) CREST Certified
12 10 (2.00%) Tigerscheme
13 6 (1.20%) MCP
14 5 (1.00%) CISSP
15 4 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.80%) LPIC
15 4 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (46.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 216 (43.29%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.20%) SLA
4 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.00%) GDPR
6 4 (0.80%) QA
7 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.60%) NIST
8 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.20%) HL7
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 119 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 84 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.41%) Docker
4 21 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.00%) DRBD
5 10 (2.00%) GlusterFS
5 10 (2.00%) NFS
6 9 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.40%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 7 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.20%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.00%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.80%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.80%) Varnish
10 4 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.60%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 244 (48.90%) Nagios
2 216 (43.29%) FortiGate
3 39 (7.82%) Puppet
4 29 (5.81%) ZABBIX
5 18 (3.61%) WSUS
6 16 (3.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (3.01%) Terraform
8 12 (2.40%) Ansible
8 12 (2.40%) Kubernetes
8 12 (2.40%) SCOM
9 11 (2.20%) SCCM
10 10 (2.00%) Galera Cluster
10 10 (2.00%) vRealize
11 9 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.80%) vCenter Server
12 8 (1.60%) AirWatch
13 7 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (1.20%) Perfmon
15 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 279 (55.91%) Cisco
2 219 (43.89%) Fortinet
3 180 (36.07%) Palo Alto
4 123 (24.65%) Microsoft
5 88 (17.64%) VMware
6 38 (7.62%) Red Hat
7 28 (5.61%) Veeam
8 25 (5.01%) CheckPoint
9 15 (3.01%) MobileIron
10 14 (2.81%) Apple
11 12 (2.40%) Citrix
12 11 (2.20%) Symantec
13 10 (2.00%) Extreme Networks
13 10 (2.00%) HP
13 10 (2.00%) Oracle
13 10 (2.00%) Percona
14 9 (1.80%) Atlassian
15 8 (1.60%) Forcepoint
15 8 (1.60%) IronPort
15 8 (1.60%) SolarWinds