Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 442 501 459
Rank change year-on-year +59 -42 -108
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 61 46 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.02% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 79
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £30,750 £36,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £57,500 £85,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +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 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 4,266 4,502 5,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.82% 15.65% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,311 3,543 4,284
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,775
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 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
Thames Valley +81 45 £50,000 -9.50% 5
Berkshire +53 25 £47,500 -30.15% 5
Buckinghamshire - 20 £50,000 -
Kent - 6 £31,500 - 3
West Sussex +5 4 £42,500 -
Surrey +28 3 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Hampshire +2 3 £50,000 +14.94%
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 44 (72.13%) DNS
2 40 (65.57%) DHCP
3 35 (57.38%) Windows
4 30 (49.18%) PowerShell
5 27 (44.26%) SAN
6 26 (42.62%) Linux
7 23 (37.70%) IMAP
8 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (36.07%) Office 365
8 22 (36.07%) ITIL
8 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
8 22 (36.07%) Internet
8 22 (36.07%) VMware
9 21 (34.43%) Degree
9 21 (34.43%) LDAP
10 20 (32.79%) Python
10 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
10 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
11 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (27.87%) PKI
12 17 (27.87%) TOGAF
12 17 (27.87%) Product Roadmap
13 16 (26.23%) TOGAF Certification
13 16 (26.23%) eTOM
13 16 (26.23%) Network Design
13 16 (26.23%) CCIE
13 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
13 16 (26.23%) LAN
13 16 (26.23%) WAN
13 16 (26.23%) Azure

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 15 (24.59%) IIS
2 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
5 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (11.48%) Skype for Business
6 5 (8.20%) Apache
6 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (8.20%) JBoss
6 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.92%) Confluence
8 2 (3.28%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) Office 365
2 16 (26.23%) Azure
3 5 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.20%) G Suite
4 4 (6.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (6.56%) IaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Power Platform
4 4 (6.56%) Yammer
5 3 (4.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (72.13%) DNS
2 40 (65.57%) DHCP
3 27 (44.26%) SAN
4 23 (37.70%) IMAP
5 22 (36.07%) Internet
5 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
6 16 (26.23%) LAN
6 16 (26.23%) WAN
7 15 (24.59%) SNMP
8 9 (14.75%) Firewall
8 9 (14.75%) FTP
9 8 (13.11%) NAS
9 8 (13.11%) SSL
10 6 (9.84%) POP3
11 5 (8.20%) DKIM
11 5 (8.20%) DMARC
11 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
11 5 (8.20%) iSCSI
11 5 (8.20%) Telnet
11 5 (8.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.56%) Power BI
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Operations Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Security Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) LDAP
2 7 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (9.84%) MAPI
4 5 (8.20%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (6.56%) Web Services
6 3 (4.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) PKI
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (13.11%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (8.20%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 20 (32.79%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.75%) Unix
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) CentOS
7 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Product Roadmap
2 17 (27.87%) TOGAF
3 16 (26.23%) eTOM
3 16 (26.23%) Network Design
4 12 (19.67%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (18.03%) Information Security
5 11 (18.03%) SIEM
6 10 (16.39%) Security Operations
7 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (13.11%) High Availability
9 6 (9.84%) Migration
9 6 (9.84%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
10 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.20%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (8.20%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.20%) Open Source
10 5 (8.20%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) PowerShell
2 20 (32.79%) Python
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (13.11%) Java
4 8 (13.11%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) Go
6 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Degree
2 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (26.23%) CCIE
3 16 (26.23%) TOGAF Certification
4 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (19.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (8.20%) MCP
6 5 (8.20%) MCSA
6 5 (8.20%) MCSE
7 3 (4.92%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) CEH
8 2 (3.28%) CISSP
9 1 (1.64%) CISM
9 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.64%) CRISC
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.64%) SSCP
9 1 (1.64%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (1.64%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) NIST
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.11%) Docker
3 8 (13.11%) NFS
4 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.20%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.56%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) vRealize
2 8 (13.11%) Kubernetes
2 8 (13.11%) Puppet
3 7 (11.48%) SCOM
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (8.20%) Ansible
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.20%) SCCM
6 4 (6.56%) AirWatch
6 4 (6.56%) Kibana
6 4 (6.56%) logstash
6 4 (6.56%) Terraform
6 4 (6.56%) vCenter Server
7 3 (4.92%) Grafana
7 3 (4.92%) Graylog
8 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.64%) Icinga
9 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) VMware
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.84%) MobileIron
5 6 (9.84%) Symantec
6 5 (8.20%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) Spiceworks
7 4 (6.56%) Aruba
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) Forcepoint
8 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.92%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.92%) IronPort
8 3 (4.92%) NETGEAR
8 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.92%) Veeam