Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 488 460 355
Rank change year-on-year -28 -105 +35
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 47 101 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.33% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.87% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 43 77 196
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £86,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 4,518 5,400 7,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.70% 17.66% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,552 4,310 5,997
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Hampshire -14 23 £41,125 +2.81% 2
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Thames Valley -5 4 £55,250 +16.32% 4
West Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Berkshire -16 3 £68,000 +43.16% 4
Surrey +26 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £38,500 -23.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 33 (70.21%) Firewall
2 29 (61.70%) Windows
3 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
4 24 (51.06%) DNS
5 21 (44.68%) Windows Server
6 20 (42.55%) Linux
6 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
7 19 (40.43%) Cisco
7 19 (40.43%) VMware
8 15 (31.91%) MPLS
8 15 (31.91%) WAN
8 15 (31.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
9 14 (29.79%) SQL
9 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (27.66%) Palo Alto
10 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
10 13 (27.66%) BGP
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (25.53%) CCIE
11 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
12 11 (23.40%) SonicWALL
12 11 (23.40%) CCNP
12 11 (23.40%) CCNA
12 11 (23.40%) HTTP
12 11 (23.40%) FreeBSD
12 11 (23.40%) DNA
12 11 (23.40%) L2TP
13 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.28%) Internet

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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) Apache
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.26%) nginx
6 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (70.21%) Firewall
2 24 (51.06%) DNS
3 15 (31.91%) MPLS
3 15 (31.91%) WAN
4 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
5 13 (27.66%) BGP
6 11 (23.40%) HTTP
6 11 (23.40%) L2TP
7 10 (21.28%) Internet
8 9 (19.15%) IMAP
9 5 (10.64%) FTP
9 5 (10.64%) VLAN
9 5 (10.64%) VPN
10 4 (8.51%) DHCP
10 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
10 4 (8.51%) LAN
10 4 (8.51%) Network Security
10 4 (8.51%) SSH
11 3 (6.38%) SAN
11 3 (6.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) InstallShield
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) IT Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) IT Security Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Security Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) LDAP
2 8 (17.02%) XML
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.89%) Ajax
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (14.89%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
3 7 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (14.89%) LINQ
3 7 (14.89%) RequireJS
3 7 (14.89%) WCF
4 6 (12.77%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) W3C
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
4 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 11 (23.40%) FreeBSD
5 3 (6.38%) Unix
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) DNA
3 9 (19.15%) Disk Encryption
4 8 (17.02%) Change Control
4 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 7 (14.89%) MVC
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) API Development
8 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.38%) Server Management
9 2 (4.26%) Fault Management
9 2 (4.26%) Network Design
9 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.26%) SIEM
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.89%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) VBScript
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) CCIE
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
2 11 (23.40%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
5 2 (4.26%) RHCE
5 2 (4.26%) RHCSA
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 22301
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.26%) cPanel
2 2 (4.26%) Plesk
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Cisco
2 19 (40.43%) VMware
3 13 (27.66%) Palo Alto
4 11 (23.40%) SonicWALL
5 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Aruba
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Apple
9 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) Google
9 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.13%) Sophos
9 1 (2.13%) Splunk
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec