Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1030 723 759
Rank change year-on-year -307 +36 -98
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 111 136 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.28% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 104
10th Percentile £31,500 £33,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,483 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £76,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

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 18,351 10,603 12,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.32% 13.00% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,384 7,926 10,358
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,625 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,125 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,556
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.90% +6.57%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -249 59 £59,483 -0.86% 7
Midlands -72 23 £47,500 -9.52% 1
South East -98 18 £68,750 +5.77% 4
East Midlands -15 14 £51,250 -
West Midlands -74 9 £23,000 -56.19% 1
South West -36 8 £54,750 -12.40% 1
East of England -83 8 £48,750 -7.14% 2
North of England -92 5 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North East -20 3 £26,250 -3.67%
North West -76 2 £44,250 -2.75% 3
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 59 (53.15%) Azure
2 57 (51.35%) DNS
3 53 (47.75%) Windows
4 48 (43.24%) Linux
5 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
6 44 (39.64%) TCP/IP
7 39 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 36 (32.43%) HTTP
9 35 (31.53%) FTP
10 34 (30.63%) Firewall
11 32 (28.83%) Social Skills
12 31 (27.93%) PowerShell
13 28 (25.23%) Python
13 28 (25.23%) DevOps
14 27 (24.32%) Kubernetes
14 27 (24.32%) Terraform
15 26 (23.42%) SSL
15 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
16 25 (22.52%) Cisco
16 25 (22.52%) Internet
17 23 (20.72%) Finance
17 23 (20.72%) Microsoft 365
18 22 (19.82%) Change Management
18 22 (19.82%) WAN
18 22 (19.82%) CI/CD
19 21 (18.92%) ITIL
20 20 (18.02%) SQL
20 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (17.12%) Docker
21 19 (17.12%) AWS

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 10 (9.01%) nginx
2 8 (7.21%) Apache
2 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) Confluence
3 6 (5.41%) IIS
4 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 59 (53.15%) Azure
2 23 (20.72%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (17.12%) AWS
4 16 (14.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (12.61%) SaaS
6 9 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (5.41%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (5.41%) GitHub
7 6 (5.41%) NuGet
7 6 (5.41%) Route 53
7 6 (5.41%) Serverless
8 5 (4.50%) Azure Service Fabric
8 5 (4.50%) Azure Storage
8 5 (4.50%) OpenShift
9 4 (3.60%) IaaS
10 3 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.70%) Datadog
10 3 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (51.35%) DNS
2 44 (39.64%) TCP/IP
3 36 (32.43%) HTTP
4 35 (31.53%) FTP
5 34 (30.63%) Firewall
6 26 (23.42%) SSL
7 25 (22.52%) Internet
8 22 (19.82%) WAN
9 18 (16.22%) DHCP
9 18 (16.22%) HTTPS
10 16 (14.41%) LAN
10 16 (14.41%) VPN
11 15 (13.51%) Network Security
11 15 (13.51%) SD-WAN
12 13 (11.71%) SNMP
12 13 (11.71%) VLAN
13 11 (9.91%) BGP
13 11 (9.91%) MPLS
13 11 (9.91%) OSPF
13 11 (9.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (8.11%) MySQL
3 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.41%) Big Data
5 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.50%) SQLite
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.90%) Redis
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.91%) JIRA
4 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.41%) Moq
5 6 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.50%) Subversion
6 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.60%) JMeter
7 4 (3.60%) Locust
7 4 (3.60%) Selenium
7 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.60%) WebSurge
8 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.70%) Maven
8 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.80%) GitLab
9 2 (1.80%) NUnit
10 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 32 (28.83%) Social Skills
2 23 (20.72%) Finance
3 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 17 (15.32%) Presentation Skills
5 12 (10.81%) Aerospace
6 11 (9.91%) Publishing
7 10 (9.01%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (7.21%) Retail
9 6 (5.41%) Aviation
9 6 (5.41%) Marketing
10 5 (4.50%) Electronics
11 2 (1.80%) Banking
11 2 (1.80%) Law
11 2 (1.80%) Legal
12 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) IT Support
7 6 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Operations Support Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Support Specialist
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Support Specialist
8 5 (4.50%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 10 (9.01%) JSON
3 9 (8.11%) RESTful
4 8 (7.21%) Web Services
5 7 (6.31%) LAMP
5 7 (6.31%) LDAP
6 6 (5.41%) .NET Core
7 5 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (3.60%) ARM Templates
8 4 (3.60%) gRPC
8 4 (3.60%) Kafka
8 4 (3.60%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (3.60%) REST
8 4 (3.60%) XML
9 3 (2.70%) OAuth
9 3 (2.70%) SAML
9 3 (2.70%) Spring
9 3 (2.70%) XMPP
9 3 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.11%) Tandem
4 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.21%) Replication
5 6 (5.41%) BBC
5 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.41%) GNSS
5 6 (5.41%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.50%) Analogue Electronics
6 5 (4.50%) Robotics
7 4 (3.60%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.70%) PKI
8 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (2.70%) Wiki
8 3 (2.70%) YubiKey
9 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (47.75%) Windows
2 48 (43.24%) Linux
3 18 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.81%) Unix
5 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (7.21%) VMS
7 5 (4.50%) ThreadX
7 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.90%) CentOS
11 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) DevOps
2 22 (19.82%) Change Management
2 22 (19.82%) CI/CD
3 21 (18.92%) ITIL
4 19 (17.12%) Agile
5 16 (14.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.71%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.91%) Scrum
9 11 (9.91%) SIEM
10 10 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (8.11%) Data Management
11 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (8.11%) Sprint Planning
12 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) PowerShell
2 28 (25.23%) Python
3 20 (18.02%) SQL
4 19 (17.12%) Bash
5 12 (10.81%) C#
6 10 (9.01%) C
7 8 (7.21%) Perl
8 6 (5.41%) C++
8 6 (5.41%) Java
9 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.60%) VB
10 3 (2.70%) Groovy
10 3 (2.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.70%) VBScript
11 2 (1.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Degree
2 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.01%) CCNP
4 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) CCNA
6 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CCA
7 2 (1.80%) CCIE
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.80%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.80%) MCSE
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) GCFA
8 1 (0.90%) GCIA
8 1 (0.90%) GCIH
8 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.50%) MISRA
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) NIST
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) GRC
System Software
1 39 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.12%) Docker
3 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.11%) vSphere
5 7 (6.31%) Varnish
6 5 (4.50%) Firmware
6 5 (4.50%) NFS
6 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.70%) NDS
8 2 (1.80%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.90%) Postfix
9 1 (0.90%) Samba
9 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (24.32%) Kubernetes
1 27 (24.32%) Terraform
2 11 (9.91%) Ansible
3 8 (7.21%) TrustSec
4 7 (6.31%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (4.50%) Nagios
6 5 (4.50%) Puppet
7 4 (3.60%) Grafana
8 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.70%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (2.70%) PingFederate
9 2 (1.80%) Avamar
9 2 (1.80%) CASB
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.80%) SCCM
9 2 (1.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.52%) Cisco
3 18 (16.22%) VMware
4 12 (10.81%) Citrix
5 11 (9.91%) Zscaler
6 9 (8.11%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.21%) SAP
8 6 (5.41%) Google
8 6 (5.41%) Oracle
8 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.41%) Veeam
9 5 (4.50%) Apple
9 5 (4.50%) Klocwork
10 4 (3.60%) CyberArk
10 4 (3.60%) NetApp
10 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.60%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.60%) Splunk
11 3 (2.70%) 3PAR