Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 829 636 686
Rank change year-on-year -193 +50 +222
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 186 66 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.87% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 130 56 214
10th Percentile £31,225 £31,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,375 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.95% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +12.90% -3.13%

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 14,740 7,563 19,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.07% 15.15% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10,236 6,225 15,414
10th Percentile £27,265 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £69,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,150 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in England

SMTP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SMTP in England.

Salary trend for SMTP in England

SMTP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SMTP in England over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 2021. 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
London -192 82 £46,250 -31.48% 6
South East -96 44 £57,500 +81.10% 10
East of England -86 27 £56,250 +7.14% 4
Midlands -101 19 £40,000 -23.81% 5
West Midlands -99 12 £40,000 -23.81% 3
North of England -124 7 £53,750 +34.38% 3
East Midlands - 7 £23,000 - 2
South West -77 4 - - 2
North West - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -89 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North East - 2 £53,750 - 1
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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.

1 115 (61.83%) DNS
2 76 (40.86%) TCP/IP
3 74 (39.78%) HTTP
4 68 (36.56%) Windows
5 66 (35.48%) Azure
6 59 (31.72%) Microsoft
7 53 (28.49%) Social Skills
8 50 (26.88%) SQL
9 47 (25.27%) FTP
9 47 (25.27%) Linux
9 47 (25.27%) Firewall
10 45 (24.19%) SSL
11 41 (22.04%) Active Directory
11 41 (22.04%) Python
11 41 (22.04%) DHCP
12 39 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (18.82%) DevOps
14 33 (17.74%) Microsoft 365
15 32 (17.20%) Docker
15 32 (17.20%) VMware
16 31 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 31 (16.67%) Kubernetes
17 29 (15.59%) Bash Shell
18 28 (15.05%) AWS
18 28 (15.05%) PowerShell
18 28 (15.05%) HTTPS
18 28 (15.05%) Windows 10
19 27 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
20 26 (13.98%) Internet

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 13 (6.99%) Apache
1 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.91%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.30%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.76%) OpenEdge
5 6 (3.23%) nginx
6 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 4 (2.15%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.08%) Appian
7 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.08%) JCAPS
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Relativity
2 3 (1.61%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 66 (35.48%) Azure
2 33 (17.74%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (15.05%) AWS
4 23 (12.37%) SaaS
5 17 (9.14%) GitHub
5 17 (9.14%) Google Workspace
6 15 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (6.99%) GitHub Actions
8 11 (5.91%) NuGet
9 10 (5.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (2.69%) IaaS
14 4 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (2.15%) Mimecast
14 4 (2.15%) OneDrive
14 4 (2.15%) PaaS
15 3 (1.61%) Amazon Glacier
15 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 115 (61.83%) DNS
2 76 (40.86%) TCP/IP
3 74 (39.78%) HTTP
4 47 (25.27%) Firewall
4 47 (25.27%) FTP
5 45 (24.19%) SSL
6 41 (22.04%) DHCP
7 28 (15.05%) HTTPS
8 26 (13.98%) Internet
9 25 (13.44%) VPN
10 21 (11.29%) SSH
11 19 (10.22%) SNMP
12 17 (9.14%) Network Security
13 12 (6.45%) SAN
14 11 (5.91%) Modbus
14 11 (5.91%) MQTT
14 11 (5.91%) Profibus
15 10 (5.38%) IPv4
15 10 (5.38%) VLAN
15 10 (5.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.44%) MySQL
2 18 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.60%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.91%) SQLite
5 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.30%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.69%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) Redis
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 11 (5.91%) Moq
4 11 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.91%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.30%) JMeter
5 8 (4.30%) Locust
5 8 (4.30%) Selenium
5 8 (4.30%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.30%) WebSurge
6 6 (3.23%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.69%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.69%) JIRA
7 5 (2.69%) Subversion
8 4 (2.15%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.61%) GitLab
9 3 (1.61%) Maven
9 3 (1.61%) NUnit
9 3 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (28.49%) Social Skills
2 39 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.06%) Billing
4 11 (5.91%) Electronics
4 11 (5.91%) Marketing
4 11 (5.91%) Presentation Skills
4 11 (5.91%) Retail
5 9 (4.84%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (4.30%) Law
6 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.23%) Legal
8 5 (2.69%) Finance
8 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.08%) Banking
11 2 (1.08%) Games
12 1 (0.54%) Advertising
12 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (13.98%) Analyst
2 22 (11.83%) Developer
2 22 (11.83%) Support Engineer
3 15 (8.06%) Systems Support
4 14 (7.53%) Software Engineer
5 13 (6.99%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.91%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) IT Support
6 11 (5.91%) Penetration Tester
6 11 (5.91%) Technical Support
6 11 (5.91%) Tester
7 10 (5.38%) Architect
7 10 (5.38%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) IT Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (4.84%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.83%) .NET
2 16 (8.60%) HTML
2 16 (8.60%) LAPP Stack
2 16 (8.60%) LDAP
3 15 (8.06%) Middleware
4 14 (7.53%) RESTful
5 13 (6.99%) .NET Core
5 13 (6.99%) JSON
5 13 (6.99%) LAMP
6 12 (6.45%) Kafka
7 11 (5.91%) Node.js
7 11 (5.91%) REST
8 9 (4.84%) React
8 9 (4.84%) Web Services
8 9 (4.84%) XML
9 8 (4.30%) ARM Templates
9 8 (4.30%) CSS
9 8 (4.30%) GraphQL
10 6 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.91%) Analogue Electronics
2 11 (5.91%) Robotics
3 10 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (4.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.76%) Cyberattack
6 7 (3.76%) Replication
6 7 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.23%) User Experience
8 5 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.69%) iSeries
8 5 (2.69%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.61%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.61%) YubiKey
11 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.56%) Windows
2 47 (25.27%) Linux
3 28 (15.05%) Windows 10
4 21 (11.29%) Mac OS
5 17 (9.14%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.45%) Unix
7 11 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (5.91%) ThreadX
7 11 (5.91%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 9 (4.84%) VMS
9 6 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.69%) Solaris
11 4 (2.15%) Android
12 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.54%) CentOS
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.82%) DevOps
3 27 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 24 (12.90%) Information Security
5 23 (12.37%) Scrum
5 23 (12.37%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.75%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (10.75%) Project Management
7 19 (10.22%) Migration
7 19 (10.22%) Sprint Planning
8 17 (9.14%) ITIL
8 17 (9.14%) SIEM
8 17 (9.14%) Unit Testing
9 16 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.06%) Asset Management
11 14 (7.53%) Clean Code
11 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (7.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.88%) SQL
2 41 (22.04%) Python
3 31 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.59%) Bash Shell
5 28 (15.05%) PowerShell
6 21 (11.29%) C#
7 20 (10.75%) C
8 19 (10.22%) Java
8 19 (10.22%) Perl
9 11 (5.91%) TypeScript
10 10 (5.38%) C++
11 8 (4.30%) PHP
12 7 (3.76%) Ruby
12 7 (3.76%) VB
12 7 (3.76%) VBScript
13 4 (2.15%) Tcl
14 3 (1.61%) Groovy
14 3 (1.61%) R
15 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.76%) CCNA
6 5 (2.69%) CCNP
6 5 (2.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (2.69%) SSCP
7 4 (2.15%) CCIE
7 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.15%) MCSE
7 4 (2.15%) OSCP
7 4 (2.15%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.61%) MCSA
9 2 (1.08%) GCFA
9 2 (1.08%) GCIA
9 2 (1.08%) GCIH
9 2 (1.08%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.06%) QA
3 11 (5.91%) MISRA
4 8 (4.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.15%) NIST
6 3 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.61%) GDPR
6 3 (1.61%) SLA
7 2 (1.08%) Accessibility
7 2 (1.08%) HIPAA
7 2 (1.08%) HL7
7 2 (1.08%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.54%) COBIT
8 1 (0.54%) GRC
8 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.20%) Docker
3 20 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.38%) Firmware
5 9 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.30%) NFS
7 7 (3.76%) iptables
7 7 (3.76%) Postfix
7 7 (3.76%) Samba
7 7 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.61%) NDS
8 3 (1.61%) vSphere
9 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.54%) Varnish
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 23 (12.37%) Terraform
3 11 (5.91%) SCCM
4 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (5.38%) Puppet
5 7 (3.76%) Ansible
6 6 (3.23%) FortiGate
6 6 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.69%) Nagios
8 4 (2.15%) Icinga
8 4 (2.15%) QRadar
9 3 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.61%) Nessus
9 3 (1.61%) PingFederate
9 3 (1.61%) WSUS
10 2 (1.08%) Grafana
10 2 (1.08%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.54%) Packer
11 1 (0.54%) PaperCut
11 1 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.20%) VMware
3 23 (12.37%) Cisco
4 15 (8.06%) Splunk
5 11 (5.91%) Klocwork
5 11 (5.91%) LogRhythm
6 9 (4.84%) Blue Coat
6 9 (4.84%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.84%) Citrix
7 8 (4.30%) Adobe
7 8 (4.30%) Darktrace
7 8 (4.30%) FireEye
7 8 (4.30%) Monetate
7 8 (4.30%) New Relic
7 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.76%) Clearswift
8 7 (3.76%) McAfee
8 7 (3.76%) Oracle
8 7 (3.76%) Symantec
9 5 (2.69%) HP