Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 424 291 439
Rank change year-on-year -133 +148 +59
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 33 10 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.63% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 47
10th Percentile £32,500 " £30,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £27,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £31,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +85.48% -34.74% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £43,125 £61,250
90th Percentile " £60,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +0.53%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,540 1,588 4,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.02% 19.53% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,720 1,303 3,358
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,525 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SMTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in the South East

SMTP
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SMTP in the South East.

Salary trend for SMTP in the South East

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SMTP in the South East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SMTP in the South East

SMTP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 October 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
Surrey -62 12 £57,500 +91.67% 2
Thames Valley - 10 £45,000 - 5
Hampshire -116 8 £70,000 +115.38% 3
Berkshire - 7 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 £19,000 - 3
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 South East region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Azure
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) DNS
5 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
6 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
7 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 11 (33.33%) SaaS
7 11 (33.33%) SpecFlow
7 11 (33.33%) Social Skills
7 11 (33.33%) Scrum
8 10 (30.30%) VMware
8 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
8 10 (30.30%) HTTP
8 10 (30.30%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) .NET Core
8 10 (30.30%) NuGet
8 10 (30.30%) Docker
8 10 (30.30%) Kubernetes
8 10 (30.30%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
8 10 (30.30%) Moq
8 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) Windows
10 8 (24.24%) DHCP
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (57.58%) Azure
2 11 (33.33%) SaaS
3 10 (30.30%) NuGet
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (15.15%) AWS
6 4 (12.12%) Azure Service Fabric
6 4 (12.12%) Azure Storage
7 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.03%) BrowserStack
8 1 (3.03%) GCP
8 1 (3.03%) IaaS
8 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) DNS
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
3 8 (24.24%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) Internet
4 7 (21.21%) SAN
5 6 (18.18%) FTP
5 6 (18.18%) VoIP
6 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
6 5 (15.15%) SSL
7 4 (12.12%) BGP
7 4 (12.12%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) Network Security
7 4 (12.12%) OSPF
7 4 (12.12%) POP3
7 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 3 (9.09%) VLAN
8 3 (9.09%) WAN
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
9 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 10 (30.30%) Moq
3 6 (18.18%) JMeter
3 6 (18.18%) Locust
3 6 (18.18%) Selenium
3 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.18%) WebSurge
4 4 (12.12%) NUnit
General
1 11 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Presentation Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Developer in Test
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Core
3 6 (18.18%) ARM Templates
3 6 (18.18%) RESTful
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) VMS
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (30.30%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) DevOps
4 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Information Security
6 6 (18.18%) Active Listening
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (18.18%) SDET
6 6 (18.18%) Sprint Planning
6 6 (18.18%) Sprint Retrospective
6 6 (18.18%) Sprint Review
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) C
5 4 (12.12%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 4 (12.12%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CCIE
3 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) SSCP
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE Service Provider
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Docker
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Kubernetes
2 7 (21.21%) SCCM
3 6 (18.18%) Terraform
4 4 (12.12%) QRadar
5 3 (9.09%) Nessus
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (6.06%) Grafana
6 2 (6.06%) Icinga
6 2 (6.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Anywhere
3 4 (12.12%) Blue Prism
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) Splunk
3 4 (12.12%) UiPath
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.06%) Veeam
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto