Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 406 468
Rank change year-on-year -78 +62 -2
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 71 157 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 2.35% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 99 157
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £81,500 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%

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 5,451 6,685 8,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.26% 21.22% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,263 5,346 6,818
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -34 34 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Hampshire -30 19 £40,000 -6.98% 2
Berkshire -24 15 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Kent +30 13 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Oxfordshire -27 12 £50,000 +75.44%
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Surrey -19 1 £75,000 +87.50%
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 47 (66.20%) HTTP
2 31 (43.66%) Internet
3 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
4 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 26 (36.62%) HTML
6 25 (35.21%) DNS
6 25 (35.21%) VMware
7 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
7 24 (33.80%) Windows
8 22 (30.99%) Linux
8 22 (30.99%) Firewall
9 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
10 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
11 19 (26.76%) Python
12 18 (25.35%) Degree
13 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (22.54%) SQL
14 16 (22.54%) Windows 10
15 15 (21.13%) Windows Server
15 15 (21.13%) Java
15 15 (21.13%) C++
15 15 (21.13%) .NET
15 15 (21.13%) EDI
15 15 (21.13%) XML
16 14 (19.72%) SSL
16 14 (19.72%) JSON
17 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
17 13 (18.31%) SOAP
17 13 (18.31%) Perl

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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) WordPress
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (66.20%) HTTP
2 31 (43.66%) Internet
3 25 (35.21%) DNS
4 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
5 22 (30.99%) Firewall
6 14 (19.72%) SSL
7 12 (16.90%) AMQP
8 10 (14.08%) VPN
9 9 (12.68%) Wireless
10 8 (11.27%) DHCP
11 7 (9.86%) VLAN
12 6 (8.45%) FTP
13 4 (5.63%) SAN
13 4 (5.63%) SSH
14 3 (4.23%) LAN
14 3 (4.23%) MPLS
14 3 (4.23%) Network Security
14 3 (4.23%) WAN
15 2 (2.82%) ADSL
15 2 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) Redis
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) IDA Disassembler
1 9 (12.68%) OllyDbg
1 9 (12.68%) WinDbg
2 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Grunt
5 1 (1.41%) gulp
5 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Consultant
2 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.49%) Blue Coat Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) IT Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) IT Security Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Administrator
6 6 (8.45%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Junior
9 3 (4.23%) C++ Team Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) HTML
2 15 (21.13%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) EDI
2 15 (21.13%) XML
3 14 (19.72%) JSON
4 13 (18.31%) SOAP
5 11 (15.49%) LDAP
6 9 (12.68%) CSS
6 9 (12.68%) CSS3
6 9 (12.68%) HTML5
6 9 (12.68%) Regular Expression
7 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.86%) Middleware
7 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.82%) jQuery
8 2 (2.82%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 1 (1.41%) IDoc
9 1 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.41%) Node.js
9 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Blog
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) iSeries
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Linux
3 16 (22.54%) Windows 10
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
6 8 (11.27%) Solaris
6 8 (11.27%) Unix
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.41%) CentOS
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Change Control
2 12 (16.90%) Mentoring
3 11 (15.49%) Disk Encryption
3 11 (15.49%) SDLC
4 9 (12.68%) Computer Security
4 9 (12.68%) Data Protection
4 9 (12.68%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 9 (12.68%) Project Management
4 9 (12.68%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (12.68%) Workflow
5 8 (11.27%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (11.27%) Presales
6 7 (9.86%) Content Management
6 7 (9.86%) Cryptanalysis
6 7 (9.86%) DevOps
6 7 (9.86%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (9.86%) Information Security
6 7 (9.86%) SOA
6 7 (9.86%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 15 (21.13%) C++
4 15 (21.13%) Java
5 13 (18.31%) Perl
6 12 (16.90%) C
7 9 (12.68%) C#
8 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
8 8 (11.27%) VB.NET
9 7 (9.86%) TypeScript
10 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.63%) PHP
11 4 (5.63%) VBScript
12 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.82%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) CCNP
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CCIE
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.41%) CCIE Security
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.63%) Docker
5 2 (2.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Ansible
1 4 (5.63%) Puppet
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
1 4 (5.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Cacti
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.21%) VMware
3 11 (15.49%) Blue Coat
4 9 (12.68%) Sophos
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) Capita
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Mitel
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.41%) Sun
7 1 (1.41%) webMethods