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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 342 340
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 46 106 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 2.45% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 84 89
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2960 4319 4598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.74% 22.18% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 3658 3513
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,550
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

SMTP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SMTP in the South East

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +14 17 £47,500 -13.63% 6
Surrey +59 13 £49,500 -4.80%
Hampshire +8 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Sussex -7 6 £33,000 +32.00%
Oxfordshire -8 2 £36,500 -
Kent +22 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £50,000 +13.63%
SMTP
England

SMTP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 60 (51.72%) DNS
2 57 (49.14%) Linux
3 49 (42.24%) VMware
4 44 (37.93%) TCP/IP
5 42 (36.21%) Windows
6 41 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (33.62%) Microsoft
8 37 (31.90%) Unix
9 36 (31.03%) Java
9 36 (31.03%) SQL
10 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
11 34 (29.31%) DHCP
12 32 (27.59%) Internet
12 32 (27.59%) Firewall
13 31 (26.72%) SSL
13 31 (26.72%) HTTP
14 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
15 27 (23.28%) Degree
15 27 (23.28%) Red Hat
15 27 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (21.55%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
16 25 (21.55%) Finance
17 24 (20.69%) NetApp
17 24 (20.69%) Perl
18 23 (19.83%) MySQL
18 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
18 23 (19.83%) PCI DSS
19 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (18.97%) Project Management

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 19 (16.38%) Apache
2 18 (15.52%) JBoss
3 15 (12.93%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.21%) MS Exchange
5 12 (10.34%) IIS
5 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.72%) CMS
10 2 (1.72%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.72%) WordPress
11 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) SaaS
2 5 (4.31%) IaaS
2 5 (4.31%) PaaS
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (51.72%) DNS
2 44 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 34 (29.31%) DHCP
4 32 (27.59%) Firewall
4 32 (27.59%) Internet
5 31 (26.72%) HTTP
5 31 (26.72%) SSL
6 22 (18.97%) IMAP
7 19 (16.38%) LDAP
7 19 (16.38%) POP3
8 18 (15.52%) Network Security
9 14 (12.07%) VoIP
10 12 (10.34%) SNMP
11 11 (9.48%) FTP
11 11 (9.48%) LAN
11 11 (9.48%) WAN
12 10 (8.62%) NAS
12 10 (8.62%) SAN
12 10 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (6.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.83%) MySQL
3 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.86%) Big Data
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.62%) WinDbg
3 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.59%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) AQtime
6 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.72%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.86%) gulp
7 1 (0.86%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.86%) TestPartner
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Back Office
3 5 (4.31%) Dutch Language
4 4 (3.45%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) French Language
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (19.83%) Analyst
3 21 (18.10%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (18.10%) Technical Support
4 14 (12.07%) Administrator
5 13 (11.21%) Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
7 10 (8.62%) SaaS Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (7.76%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Tester
10 6 (5.17%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.17%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (5.17%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) LAMP
2 18 (15.52%) .NET
3 17 (14.66%) CSS
3 17 (14.66%) HTML
4 11 (9.48%) EDI
4 11 (9.48%) XML
5 10 (8.62%) EDIFACT
6 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
6 9 (7.76%) HTML5
6 9 (7.76%) SOAP
6 9 (7.76%) WCF
7 8 (6.90%) Ajax
8 6 (5.17%) Middleware
8 6 (5.17%) Web Services
9 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.31%) REST
10 4 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (3.45%) JMS
11 2 (1.72%) MAPI
12 1 (0.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) iSeries
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) iPad
6 2 (1.72%) iPhone
6 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
6 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (49.14%) Linux
2 42 (36.21%) Windows
3 37 (31.90%) Unix
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server
5 27 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.90%) Solaris
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.31%) Debian
10 5 (4.31%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.59%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.72%) Android
13 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.86%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (18.97%) Project Management
3 18 (15.52%) CRM
4 17 (14.66%) SDLC
5 16 (13.79%) Open Source
6 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
6 15 (12.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (12.93%) Security Hardening
6 15 (12.93%) Server Hardening
6 15 (12.93%) Stress Testing
7 14 (12.07%) B2B
8 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.21%) High Availability
8 13 (11.21%) Risk Management
9 12 (10.34%) Line Management
9 12 (10.34%) Scrum
10 11 (9.48%) BCP
10 11 (9.48%) Change Management
10 11 (9.48%) Migration
10 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.03%) Java
1 36 (31.03%) SQL
2 24 (20.69%) Perl
3 22 (18.97%) PHP
4 18 (15.52%) C++
5 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.93%) C#
6 15 (12.93%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.62%) ActionScript
7 10 (8.62%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (7.76%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.90%) VBScript
10 7 (6.03%) C
10 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.31%) Python
12 4 (3.45%) Ruby
13 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (23.28%) Degree
2 20 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (13.79%) MCSE
4 12 (10.34%) CCNA
5 11 (9.48%) CCNP
6 8 (6.90%) CCVP
7 7 (6.03%) CCA
7 7 (6.03%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.17%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.72%) CCSP
9 2 (1.72%) CISSP
9 2 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.86%) MCP
10 1 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 41 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.21%) IMail Server
4 8 (6.90%) ISA Server
4 8 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.45%) KVM
5 4 (3.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Satellite
2 18 (15.52%) Nagios
3 4 (3.45%) Puppet
4 2 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.72%) Cacti
4 2 (1.72%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.72%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (42.24%) VMware
2 39 (33.62%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.28%) Red Hat
4 24 (20.69%) NetApp
5 15 (12.93%) HP
6 11 (9.48%) Cisco
6 11 (9.48%) TOWER Software
7 8 (6.90%) Dell
8 7 (6.03%) Aruba
8 7 (6.03%) Citrix
9 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.45%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.45%) SAP
9 4 (3.45%) Sophos
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle
11 2 (1.72%) Adobe
11 2 (1.72%) CA
11 2 (1.72%) IBM
11 2 (1.72%) Remedy
12 1 (0.86%) Sun
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