Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 791 873 831
Rank change year-on-year +82 -42 -126
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 213 219 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.03% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 163 193 284
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £74,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +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 17,425 21,303 24,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.21% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13,852 16,770 20,370
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +129 110 £52,500 -16.00% 7
South East +46 50 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North of England +37 28 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West +43 19 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Midlands +46 13 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands +25 10 £37,500 -
South West +14 10 £45,000 -16.28% 6
Yorkshire +41 9 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East of England +41 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands +20 3 £35,000 - 2
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 152 (71.36%) Windows
2 139 (65.26%) DNS
3 116 (54.46%) TCP/IP
4 96 (45.07%) Firewall
5 93 (43.66%) Linux
6 82 (38.50%) Microsoft
7 80 (37.56%) Active Directory
8 75 (35.21%) DHCP
9 65 (30.52%) HTTP
10 61 (28.64%) PowerShell
11 55 (25.82%) LDAP
12 54 (25.35%) VMware
12 54 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (24.41%) Bash Shell
14 51 (23.94%) Office 365
15 48 (22.54%) Python
16 44 (20.66%) Windows Server
17 43 (20.19%) MS Exchange
17 43 (20.19%) Cisco
17 43 (20.19%) IIS
18 42 (19.72%) ITIL
18 42 (19.72%) Internet
19 41 (19.25%) SNMP
20 39 (18.31%) Degree
21 38 (17.84%) SQL Server
22 37 (17.37%) WAN
22 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (16.90%) Puppet
23 36 (16.90%) Azure
23 36 (16.90%) LAN

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 43 (20.19%) IIS
1 43 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.39%) Apache
3 18 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.29%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.88%) JBoss
7 4 (1.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.41%) Confluence
8 3 (1.41%) Drupal
9 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 2 (0.94%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (15.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.41%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 51 (23.94%) Office 365
2 36 (16.90%) Azure
3 21 (9.86%) AWS
4 9 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (4.23%) SaaS
5 8 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.76%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (3.76%) Amazon Glacier
5 8 (3.76%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.82%) G Suite
7 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.88%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.88%) Yammer
9 3 (1.41%) IaaS
9 3 (1.41%) PaaS
10 2 (0.94%) GitHub
11 1 (0.47%) Datadog
11 1 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 139 (65.26%) DNS
2 116 (54.46%) TCP/IP
3 96 (45.07%) Firewall
4 75 (35.21%) DHCP
5 65 (30.52%) HTTP
6 42 (19.72%) Internet
7 41 (19.25%) SNMP
8 37 (17.37%) WAN
9 36 (16.90%) LAN
10 34 (15.96%) SAN
11 29 (13.62%) Wireless
12 28 (13.15%) VLAN
13 25 (11.74%) VPN
14 23 (10.80%) SSL
15 18 (8.45%) FTP
16 17 (7.98%) IGMP
16 17 (7.98%) IMAP
16 17 (7.98%) Multicast
16 17 (7.98%) Structured Cabling
16 17 (7.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.49%) MySQL
3 9 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (4.23%) MariaDB
4 6 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.88%) Power BI
6 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) KDB
7 1 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.21%) Subversion
3 22 (10.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.76%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.41%) JIRA
5 3 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.41%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.94%) GitLab
6 2 (0.94%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.47%) GDB
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (5.63%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Law
3 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.29%) Legal
4 7 (3.29%) Retail
5 3 (1.41%) Marketing
5 3 (1.41%) Publishing
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 50 (23.47%) Analyst
2 23 (10.80%) Support Engineer
3 21 (9.86%) Administrator
3 21 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (7.98%) Security Analyst
5 15 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.57%) Network Administrator
7 13 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
8 12 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (5.63%) Security Operations Analyst
8 12 (5.63%) SOC Analyst
8 12 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Network Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Penetration Tester
9 11 (5.16%) Tester
10 10 (4.69%) Architect
10 10 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) Senior Tester
10 10 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.82%) LDAP
2 27 (12.68%) LAMP
3 9 (4.23%) Web Services
4 8 (3.76%) .NET
5 7 (3.29%) 802.1X
5 7 (3.29%) MAPI
6 5 (2.35%) Spring
7 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.88%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.88%) REST
7 4 (1.88%) XML
8 3 (1.41%) SOAP
9 2 (0.94%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.94%) JSON
9 2 (0.94%) Keycloak
9 2 (0.94%) OAuth
9 2 (0.94%) RESTful
9 2 (0.94%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (14.08%) Replication
2 24 (11.27%) Clustering
3 22 (10.33%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.45%) IPTV
4 18 (8.45%) Video\Live Streaming
5 17 (7.98%) MPEG
6 15 (7.04%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (6.10%) Reinsurance
8 12 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (5.16%) PKI
10 9 (4.23%) Public Cloud
11 8 (3.76%) Management Information System
12 7 (3.29%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (2.82%) BYOD
13 6 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (2.35%) Hedge funds
14 5 (2.35%) Wiki
15 3 (1.41%) Handset
15 3 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 152 (71.36%) Windows
2 93 (43.66%) Linux
3 44 (20.66%) Windows Server
4 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (15.49%) CentOS
6 28 (13.15%) Windows 10
7 21 (9.86%) Ubuntu
8 17 (7.98%) Unix
9 15 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (4.23%) Solaris
12 8 (3.76%) VMS
12 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
13 5 (2.35%) Android
13 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.72%) ITIL
2 32 (15.02%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (12.68%) DevOps
3 27 (12.68%) High Availability
3 27 (12.68%) Information Security
4 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (9.86%) SIEM
6 20 (9.39%) Configuration Management
7 19 (8.92%) Analytics
7 19 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (8.45%) Migration
9 17 (7.98%) Security Operations
10 16 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.04%) Project Management
11 15 (7.04%) SDLC
12 13 (6.10%) Catastrophe Modelling
12 13 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.10%) Risk Analytics
12 13 (6.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.64%) PowerShell
2 52 (24.41%) Bash Shell
3 48 (22.54%) Python
4 19 (8.92%) Ruby
4 19 (8.92%) SQL
5 18 (8.45%) Perl
6 15 (7.04%) Java
7 13 (6.10%) C#
8 11 (5.16%) PHP
9 8 (3.76%) Groovy
10 4 (1.88%) Go
10 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.88%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.47%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (18.31%) Degree
2 25 (11.74%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.16%) CCNP
4 11 (5.16%) CEH
4 11 (5.16%) CREST Certified
5 10 (4.69%) CCIE
5 10 (4.69%) Tigerscheme
5 10 (4.69%) TOGAF Certification
6 9 (4.23%) CCNA
6 9 (4.23%) CISSP
6 9 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.76%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.29%) CISM
9 6 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.82%) MCP
9 6 (2.82%) MCSA
10 4 (1.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.57%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.10%) Data Quality
4 11 (5.16%) SLA
5 8 (3.76%) GDPR
6 4 (1.88%) QA
7 3 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.94%) NIST
9 1 (0.47%) JTAG
System Software
1 80 (37.56%) Active Directory
2 54 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.92%) Docker
4 17 (7.98%) NFS
5 12 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (5.16%) vSphere
7 9 (4.23%) Hyper-V
7 9 (4.23%) Samba
8 6 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.88%) DRBD
10 4 (1.88%) GlusterFS
11 3 (1.41%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 3 (1.41%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (16.90%) Puppet
2 34 (15.96%) Nagios
3 20 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (8.45%) ZABBIX
5 13 (6.10%) Galera Cluster
5 13 (6.10%) Terraform
6 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (4.69%) Kubernetes
8 9 (4.23%) Cacti
8 9 (4.23%) HAProxy
9 8 (3.76%) SCOM
9 8 (3.76%) vRealize
10 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (3.29%) SCCM
11 6 (2.82%) Ansible
12 4 (1.88%) AirWatch
13 3 (1.41%) Graylog
13 3 (1.41%) Icinga
13 3 (1.41%) Kibana
13 3 (1.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 82 (38.50%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.35%) VMware
3 43 (20.19%) Cisco
4 25 (11.74%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.04%) Oracle
5 15 (7.04%) Veeam
6 13 (6.10%) SolarWinds
7 12 (5.63%) Apple
7 12 (5.63%) HP
7 12 (5.63%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.29%) MobileIron
8 7 (3.29%) Riverbed
8 7 (3.29%) Symantec
9 6 (2.82%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.82%) Spiceworks
10 5 (2.35%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (2.35%) NETGEAR
11 4 (1.88%) Dell
11 4 (1.88%) IronPort
11 4 (1.88%) Percona