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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 228 242
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 9 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.39% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 11
Median salary £34,000 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.63% -35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £48,700 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £39,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year -9.43% -4.21%  

SMTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 910 865 1138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.81% 15.07% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 716 708 872
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SMTP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 6 £34,000 +36.00% 3
Lancashire - 2 £18,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 16 (72.73%) Internet
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (40.91%) OO PHP
4 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Refactoring
4 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
4 9 (40.91%) PHP
4 9 (40.91%) OOP
4 9 (40.91%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
4 9 (40.91%) HTTP
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) Network Security
6 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) FTP
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) IBM Notes
7 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 6 (27.27%) Lotus
7 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 6 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection

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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Internet
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 9 (40.91%) HTTP
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) FTP
5 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 6 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (22.73%) IMAP
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
9 2 (9.09%) POP3
9 2 (9.09%) SS7
10 1 (4.55%) ATM
10 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
10 1 (4.55%) LAN
10 1 (4.55%) SNMP
10 1 (4.55%) SSL
10 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) CCXML
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) VXML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
1 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
1 9 (40.91%) OO
1 9 (40.91%) OO PHP
1 9 (40.91%) OOP
1 9 (40.91%) Refactoring
1 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 6 (27.27%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Product Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) RHCE
1 4 (18.18%) SCNA
1 4 (18.18%) SCSA
1 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Sendmail
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Packer
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Lotus
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) FireEye
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