Period
to 3 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 598 522 653
Rank change year-on-year -76 +131 +68
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 81 26 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.093% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 0.68% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 68 26 70
10th Percentile £32,850 £40,750 £24,975
25th Percentile £35,000 £54,063 £40,424
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +28.57% -8.70%
75th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £62,625
90th Percentile £80,625 £95,000 £72,575
England median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,077 3,817 7,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.20% 13.70% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,347 3,098 5,851
10th Percentile £33,900 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in London

SMTP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SMTP in London

SMTP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SMTP in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for SMTP in London

SMTP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the London region over the 6 months to 3 August 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
Central London -5 8 £45,000 -43.75% 2
West London -28 5 £37,500 -16.67%
South London -7 2 £47,500 +18.75% 2
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 London region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 54 (66.67%) DNS
2 45 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 34 (41.98%) Windows
3 34 (41.98%) Azure
4 33 (40.74%) DHCP
5 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
5 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
6 25 (30.86%) SSL
6 25 (30.86%) Linux
7 22 (27.16%) Firewall
8 20 (24.69%) HTTP
8 20 (24.69%) Microsoft 365
9 17 (20.99%) Java
9 17 (20.99%) MySQL
10 16 (19.75%) Kubernetes
11 15 (18.52%) Windows Server
11 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.52%) SQL
12 14 (17.28%) Oracle
12 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
12 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (16.05%) Network Security
13 13 (16.05%) VPN
13 13 (16.05%) DevOps
14 12 (14.81%) FTP
14 12 (14.81%) SNMP
14 12 (14.81%) Cisco
14 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
15 11 (13.58%) LAN
15 11 (13.58%) WAN

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (13.58%) Apache Spark
2 10 (12.35%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.41%) Apache
4 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.17%) JCAPS
5 5 (6.17%) nginx
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.70%) WordPress
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.47%) IIS
8 1 (1.23%) Appian
8 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Relativity
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (41.98%) Azure
2 20 (24.69%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (13.58%) IaaS
4 10 (12.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (11.11%) GitHub
6 8 (9.88%) AWS
6 8 (9.88%) Google Workspace
6 8 (9.88%) SaaS
7 7 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (7.41%) GitHub Actions
9 5 (6.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (4.94%) Mimecast
10 4 (4.94%) OneDrive
10 4 (4.94%) PaaS
11 3 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (3.70%) Route 53
11 3 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 54 (66.67%) DNS
2 45 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 33 (40.74%) DHCP
4 25 (30.86%) SSL
5 22 (27.16%) Firewall
6 20 (24.69%) HTTP
7 13 (16.05%) Network Security
7 13 (16.05%) VPN
8 12 (14.81%) FTP
8 12 (14.81%) SNMP
9 11 (13.58%) LAN
9 11 (13.58%) WAN
10 10 (12.35%) Internet
10 10 (12.35%) SSH
11 8 (9.88%) HTTPS
12 7 (8.64%) IMAP
13 6 (7.41%) DMARC
13 6 (7.41%) IPv4
14 5 (6.17%) Extranet
14 5 (6.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) MySQL
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) Big Data
3 6 (7.41%) Flink
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.17%) Maven
2 5 (6.17%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (6.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.23%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 10 (12.35%) Social Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Billing
3 5 (6.17%) Law
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Games
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Finance
5 3 (3.70%) Publishing
6 2 (2.47%) German Language
6 2 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Security Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) IT Support
7 7 (8.64%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Junior Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Kafka
1 11 (13.58%) Web Services
2 10 (12.35%) Node.js
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 6 (7.41%) LDAP
4 6 (7.41%) REST
4 6 (7.41%) SOAP
4 6 (7.41%) XSLT
5 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.17%) GraphQL
5 5 (6.17%) Java SE
5 5 (6.17%) JDBC
5 5 (6.17%) JMS
5 5 (6.17%) React
5 5 (6.17%) WSDL
5 5 (6.17%) XSD
5 5 (6.17%) XSL
6 4 (4.94%) LAMP
7 2 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
1 6 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.17%) NHS
3 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) CMDB
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) SCADA
6 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.98%) Windows
2 25 (30.86%) Linux
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
5 10 (12.35%) Mac OS
6 7 (8.64%) Unix
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.47%) Android
8 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) DevOps
3 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 11 (13.58%) Full Stack Development
5 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
6 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 7 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.64%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
8 7 (8.64%) Network Virtualisation
9 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.41%) Build Automation
9 6 (7.41%) Demand Forecasting
9 6 (7.41%) Kanban
9 6 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (7.41%) Presales
9 6 (7.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) Java
2 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
4 11 (13.58%) Python
5 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.35%) TypeScript
6 7 (8.64%) Perl
7 6 (7.41%) PHP
8 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (8.64%) CISM
1 7 (8.64%) CISSP
1 7 (8.64%) GIAC
1 7 (8.64%) MCSA
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) CCNA
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CCNP
5 1 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) GCIA
5 1 (1.23%) GCIH
5 1 (1.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.23%) OSCP
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Data Quality
1 5 (6.17%) HL7
2 2 (2.47%) NIST
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) Docker
3 3 (3.70%) Varnish
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.23%) NFS
5 1 (1.23%) Squid
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.11%) Terraform
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (7.41%) FortiGate
4 6 (7.41%) Icinga
4 6 (7.41%) Nagios
4 6 (7.41%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.70%) Ansible
5 3 (3.70%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.23%) Puppet
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) Oracle
3 12 (14.81%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) Palo Alto
5 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.17%) Adobe
6 5 (6.17%) Aruba
6 5 (6.17%) iManage
6 5 (6.17%) Intapp
6 5 (6.17%) Mitel
6 5 (6.17%) Monetate
6 5 (6.17%) New Relic
6 5 (6.17%) Polycom
7 4 (4.94%) Citrix
7 4 (4.94%) VMware
8 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 2 (2.47%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.47%) Okta
8 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.23%) BT