The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 116 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27  
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 6 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.49% 1.54% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 5.39% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 5
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +26.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £41,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -14.63% -1.20%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 351 557 710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.51% 28.62% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 232 457 381
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SMTP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SMTP in Reading

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SMTP in Reading

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) C++
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (38.10%) TDD
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) HTTP
6 8 (38.10%) OOP
7 7 (33.33%) SSL
7 7 (33.33%) Unix
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 7 (33.33%) SDLC
7 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (28.57%) High Availability
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 6 (28.57%) Internet
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (23.81%) T-SQL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) HTTP
4 7 (33.33%) SSL
5 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) IMAP
7 2 (9.52%) NAS
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.76%) DMARC
8 1 (4.76%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) Network Security
8 1 (4.76%) PBX
8 1 (4.76%) SSH
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) AQtime
2 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) WebLOAD
2 2 (9.52%) WinDbg
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) French Language
1 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Associate Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) C++ Team Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Java Team Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Unix Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Ajax
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) Scrum
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) High Availability
6 5 (23.81%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (23.81%) Data Security
6 5 (23.81%) Low Latency
6 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (19.05%) Case Management
7 4 (19.05%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C++
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Perfmon
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Forcepoint
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Yahoo!
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