Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 355 331
Rank change year-on-year +59 -24 +8
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 40 8 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.066% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 0.44% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 44
North West median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +29.87% -26.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £42,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,250 £44,250
England median annual salary £49,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% +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 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 1,951 1,832 2,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.51% 15.01% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,490 1,673
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +1.32%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,024 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.56% -

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP in the North West.

Salary trend for SMTP in the North West

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in the North West over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +41 31 £36,000 -28.00% 5
Merseyside - 8 £49,000 - 1
Cheshire +26 1 £40,000 -11.11%
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 30 (75.00%) Internet
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 28 (70.00%) DNS
2 28 (70.00%) WAN
3 26 (65.00%) LAN
3 26 (65.00%) VPN
4 25 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 22 (55.00%) HTTP
6 20 (50.00%) Windows
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (42.50%) Cisco
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
7 17 (42.50%) VLAN
7 17 (42.50%) Office 365
8 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
9 15 (37.50%) Azure
10 14 (35.00%) OSPF
10 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (32.50%) SNMP
11 13 (32.50%) BGP
11 13 (32.50%) Project Management
11 13 (32.50%) VMware
11 13 (32.50%) Project Planning
11 13 (32.50%) WSUS
11 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (32.50%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (32.50%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (32.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (32.50%) Windows 10

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 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Office 365
2 15 (37.50%) Azure
3 13 (32.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) AWS
5 2 (5.00%) GCP
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
1 30 (75.00%) Internet
2 28 (70.00%) DNS
2 28 (70.00%) WAN
3 26 (65.00%) LAN
3 26 (65.00%) VPN
4 25 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 22 (55.00%) HTTP
6 17 (42.50%) VLAN
7 14 (35.00%) OSPF
8 13 (32.50%) BGP
8 13 (32.50%) SNMP
9 11 (27.50%) IPv4
9 11 (27.50%) IPv6
10 10 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 10 (25.00%) ICMP
10 10 (25.00%) IPsec
10 10 (25.00%) RIP
10 10 (25.00%) VoIP
11 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Administrator
2 13 (32.50%) Network Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Network Support
3 10 (25.00%) Network Support Technician
3 10 (25.00%) Network Technician
3 10 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 8 (20.00%) Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) IP Architect
6 6 (15.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (10.00%) Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Messaging Specialist
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) MAPI
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) LAMP
4 2 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.00%) OAuth
4 2 (5.00%) OpenID
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) FMCG
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) CESG
4 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Smart Energy
4 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows 10
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 13 (32.50%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Project Planning
3 10 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (25.00%) Presales
3 10 (25.00%) Project Delivery
4 9 (22.50%) Line Management
5 7 (17.50%) Network Design
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security
6 5 (12.50%) SIEM
7 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.50%) Change Control
8 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) CCDP
2 7 (17.50%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (5.00%) CCSP
3 2 (5.00%) CEH
3 2 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (5.00%) CISM
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) ISSAP
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) NIST
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (5.00%) NCSC
3 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) WSUS
2 4 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (5.00%) cPanel
3 2 (5.00%) Graylog
3 2 (5.00%) Plesk
3 2 (5.00%) QRadar
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Redback
4 4 (10.00%) Apple
4 4 (10.00%) F5
4 4 (10.00%) IronPort
4 4 (10.00%) Juniper
4 4 (10.00%) McAfee
4 4 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (10.00%) Proofpoint
4 4 (10.00%) RightFax
4 4 (10.00%) Symantec
4 4 (10.00%) Veritas
5 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.50%) Meraki
5 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
6 2 (5.00%) Google
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat