Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > North West
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 298 348
Rank change year-on-year +71 +50 -15
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 18 42 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 2.18% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 22
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -6.49%
10th Percentile £40,000 £21,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 920 1,924 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.98% 18.88% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1,176 1,273
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,000 £21,520
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in the North West

SMTP
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SMTP in the North West.

Salary trend for SMTP in the North West

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SMTP in the North West over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SMTP in the North West

SMTP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the North West region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
Manchester +46 18 £47,500 - 2
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 North West region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (94.44%) HTTP
3 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (77.78%) SIEM
4 13 (72.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (72.22%) Server Virtualisation
4 13 (72.22%) Security Operations
4 13 (72.22%) Red Team
4 13 (72.22%) Blue Team
5 11 (61.11%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) LDAP
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) SSL
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) Drupal
8 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (5.56%) Client Onboarding
10 1 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
10 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Drupal
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) DNS
2 17 (94.44%) HTTP
3 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) FTP
4 3 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Security Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Security Operations Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) SIEM
2 13 (72.22%) Blue Team
2 13 (72.22%) Red Team
2 13 (72.22%) Security Operations
2 13 (72.22%) Server Virtualisation
2 13 (72.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Data Science
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) GIAC
1 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cacti
1 1 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) AlienVault
2 1 (5.56%) VMware