Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 661 639
Rank change year-on-year -101 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 420 606 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 1.98% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 342 486 670
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 26530 30530 34381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21604 25155 28617
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -27 152 £55,000 - 7
South East -109 96 £47,500 +35.71% 6
North of England +41 72 £38,500 +2.67% 2
South West -19 60 £45,000 +38.46% 2
North West +1 35 £38,500 -3.75% 1
North East +28 20 £25,000 +13.64%
Midlands +18 20 £41,250 +17.86% 2
West Midlands +11 20 £41,250 +17.86% 1
East of England +8 19 £38,750 -18.85% 2
Yorkshire +26 17 £46,500 +24.00% 1
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 243 (57.86%) DNS
2 218 (51.90%) HTTP
3 191 (45.48%) Windows
4 177 (42.14%) TCP/IP
5 162 (38.57%) Linux
6 142 (33.81%) Microsoft
7 128 (30.48%) FTP
8 127 (30.24%) VMware
9 119 (28.33%) Firewall
10 116 (27.62%) DHCP
11 102 (24.29%) Active Directory
12 100 (23.81%) Python
13 98 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 93 (22.14%) PHP
14 93 (22.14%) SQL
14 93 (22.14%) Windows Server
15 92 (21.90%) JavaScript
16 81 (19.29%) Internet
17 80 (19.05%) HTML
18 79 (18.81%) MS Exchange
19 78 (18.57%) PowerShell
20 77 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 77 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
21 73 (17.38%) ITIL
22 71 (16.90%) Finance
23 70 (16.67%) SSL
24 69 (16.43%) Cisco
25 68 (16.19%) Security Cleared
26 67 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
27 63 (15.00%) SQL Server

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 79 (18.81%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.29%) IIS
3 41 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (8.10%) Apache
5 30 (7.14%) nginx
6 29 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 20 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (2.38%) CMS
9 10 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.14%) WordPress
11 8 (1.90%) Confluence
12 7 (1.67%) uWSGI
13 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.48%) JBoss
15 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (6.43%) FileZilla
3 9 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Maya
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
1 77 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.24%) Office 365
3 15 (3.57%) Sage Pay
4 11 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.14%) IaaS
6 6 (1.43%) SaaS
7 4 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.95%) PaaS
8 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) Akamai
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Datadog
10 1 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 243 (57.86%) DNS
2 218 (51.90%) HTTP
3 177 (42.14%) TCP/IP
4 128 (30.48%) FTP
5 119 (28.33%) Firewall
6 116 (27.62%) DHCP
7 81 (19.29%) Internet
8 70 (16.67%) SSL
9 51 (12.14%) LDAP
10 50 (11.90%) WAN
11 49 (11.67%) SNMP
12 44 (10.48%) SSH
13 41 (9.76%) VLAN
14 40 (9.52%) IMAP
15 36 (8.57%) SAN
16 34 (8.10%) LAN
16 34 (8.10%) Network Security
17 33 (7.86%) Telnet
18 31 (7.38%) DMZ
18 31 (7.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.05%) MySQL
3 18 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.67%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.19%) Big Data
8 5 (1.19%) Redis
8 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.71%) Firebird
10 3 (0.71%) InterBase
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.48%) Riak
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.33%) IDA Disassembler
3 14 (3.33%) OllyDbg
3 14 (3.33%) WinDbg
4 11 (2.62%) JIRA
5 10 (2.38%) Burp Suite
5 10 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.67%) Subversion
6 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.95%) JUnit
9 4 (0.95%) NCover
9 4 (0.95%) NUnit
9 4 (0.95%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.71%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.48%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.48%) Xdebug
General
1 71 (16.90%) Finance
2 44 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 30 (7.14%) Banking
4 29 (6.90%) Marketing
5 21 (5.00%) Legal
6 20 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 18 (4.29%) Electronics
7 18 (4.29%) Investment Banking
8 17 (4.05%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.62%) Retail
10 6 (1.43%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.43%) French Language
11 5 (1.19%) Law
12 3 (0.71%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
14 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (15.71%) Analyst
2 65 (15.48%) Developer
3 40 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 35 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (7.62%) Architect
6 32 (7.62%) Security Engineer
6 32 (7.62%) Web Developer
7 30 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 27 (6.43%) Support Engineer
9 25 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (5.48%) Consultant
10 23 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (5.24%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
12 20 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (4.76%) Security Analyst
13 19 (4.52%) Administrator
13 19 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.05%) HTML
2 60 (14.29%) CSS
3 48 (11.43%) .NET
3 48 (11.43%) jQuery
3 48 (11.43%) JSON
4 46 (10.95%) Regular Expression
5 30 (7.14%) XML
6 29 (6.90%) SOAP
7 28 (6.67%) Web Services
8 21 (5.00%) LAMP
9 20 (4.76%) EDI
9 20 (4.76%) HTML5
10 19 (4.52%) CSS3
11 18 (4.29%) Ajax
12 16 (3.81%) LEMP Stack
12 16 (3.81%) RESTful
13 13 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (3.10%) Node.js
14 11 (2.62%) Django
15 10 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.14%) CESG
2 30 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 28 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 23 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 22 (5.24%) Replication
7 17 (4.05%) Private Cloud
8 16 (3.81%) Clustering
9 15 (3.57%) Blog
10 13 (3.10%) Virtual Team
11 11 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (2.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 10 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (2.14%) Derivative
14 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (1.90%) iSeries
15 7 (1.67%) Wiki
16 6 (1.43%) Fintech
17 5 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 191 (45.48%) Windows
2 162 (38.57%) Linux
3 93 (22.14%) Windows Server
4 42 (10.00%) Unix
5 40 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (6.67%) CentOS
8 26 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (5.71%) Solaris
10 20 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.52%) Windows 10
12 18 (4.29%) Ubuntu
13 15 (3.57%) Windows 8
14 13 (3.10%) Debian
15 11 (2.62%) Windows 7
16 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.95%) Android
17 4 (0.95%) Fedora
18 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.38%) ITIL
2 56 (13.33%) Information Security
3 55 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (11.43%) DevOps
5 46 (10.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 44 (10.48%) SIEM
7 34 (8.10%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (8.10%) Web Development
8 31 (7.38%) E-Commerce
9 29 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 28 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
11 26 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.71%) Change Control
12 24 (5.71%) Open Source
12 24 (5.71%) SEO
13 23 (5.48%) Front End Development
14 22 (5.24%) Infrastructure Management
14 22 (5.24%) Presales
14 22 (5.24%) Workflow
15 21 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (23.81%) Python
2 93 (22.14%) PHP
2 93 (22.14%) SQL
3 92 (21.90%) JavaScript
4 78 (18.57%) PowerShell
5 57 (13.57%) Java
5 57 (13.57%) Perl
6 44 (10.48%) Shell Script
7 39 (9.29%) Ruby
8 37 (8.81%) C#
9 33 (7.86%) Bash Shell
10 32 (7.62%) VBScript
11 27 (6.43%) T-SQL
12 26 (6.19%) C++
13 16 (3.81%) C
14 15 (3.57%) VB.NET
15 13 (3.10%) Groovy
16 6 (1.43%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
17 5 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 68 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 57 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 41 (9.76%) CISSP
5 39 (9.29%) DV Cleared
6 38 (9.05%) CCNA
7 37 (8.81%) Degree
8 30 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 23 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (4.05%) MCSE
12 15 (3.57%) CCIE
13 11 (2.62%) MCSA
14 9 (2.14%) CCNP
14 9 (2.14%) GIAC
15 8 (1.90%) CISMP
16 7 (1.67%) OCA
16 7 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
17 5 (1.19%) MCP
18 3 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.33%) QA
2 11 (2.62%) COBIT
3 9 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.90%) SLA
5 5 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.71%) GDPR
7 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.24%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 102 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 98 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 31 (7.38%) Postfix
4 25 (5.95%) Docker
5 24 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (5.48%) vSphere
7 11 (2.62%) DFS Replication
7 11 (2.62%) Snort
7 11 (2.62%) XenApp
8 7 (1.67%) BIND 9
8 7 (1.67%) Kamailio
9 6 (1.43%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.19%) NFS
11 4 (0.95%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.48%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 34 (8.10%) Ansible
2 32 (7.62%) Puppet
3 31 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.33%) Nagios
5 12 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (2.86%) vCenter Server
5 12 (2.86%) ZABBIX
6 11 (2.62%) Cacti
6 11 (2.62%) Salt
7 10 (2.38%) SCCM
8 9 (2.14%) Nessus
8 9 (2.14%) WSUS
9 8 (1.90%) cPanel
9 8 (1.90%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.67%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.67%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.67%) Munin
11 5 (1.19%) Kibana
11 5 (1.19%) logstash
11 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 142 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 127 (30.24%) VMware
3 69 (16.43%) Cisco
4 30 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.43%) PayPal
6 25 (5.95%) CheckPoint
6 25 (5.95%) Citrix
7 22 (5.24%) Juniper
7 22 (5.24%) SAP
8 15 (3.57%) CyberSource
8 15 (3.57%) Google
9 14 (3.33%) Apple
10 12 (2.86%) HP
10 12 (2.86%) Symantec
11 11 (2.62%) Blue Coat
11 11 (2.62%) F5
11 11 (2.62%) Sophos
12 10 (2.38%) Forcepoint
12 10 (2.38%) Palo Alto
12 10 (2.38%) Veeam