Period
to 27 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 383 467 522
Rank change year-on-year +84 +55 -63
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 27 51 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.20% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.19% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 45 24
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,700 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £66,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2,777 4,291 5,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.94% 16.45% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,130 3,343 3,948
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,231 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 +47 16 £47,500 +5.56%
Thames Valley +62 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +57 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey +57 3 £42,500 -30.61%
Kent - 2 £18,500 - 1
West Sussex +31 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (40.74%) Azure
5 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) SNMP
6 9 (33.33%) Firewall
7 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (29.63%) HTTP
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) C#
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) Terraform
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) DevOps
8 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) Degree
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 6 (22.22%) Perl
9 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (22.22%) Docker
9 6 (22.22%) SaaS
9 6 (22.22%) High Availability

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Azure
2 6 (22.22%) SaaS
3 5 (18.52%) NuGet
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.70%) AWS
6 1 (3.70%) GCP
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) SNMP
4 8 (29.63%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) HTTP
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
6 4 (14.81%) FTP
7 3 (11.11%) Broadband
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) NAS
7 3 (11.11%) SAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
8 2 (7.41%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Moq
2 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
3 4 (14.81%) JMeter
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.11%) WinDbg
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Developer in Test
2 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) Django
5 2 (7.41%) Express
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) Redux
5 2 (7.41%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) Keycloak
6 1 (3.70%) OAuth
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Handset
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 6 (22.22%) SIEM
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Active Listening
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Physics
5 4 (14.81%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) VBScript
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.41%) VBA
8 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 3 (11.11%) DBS Check
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCENT
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (11.11%) GDPR
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Terraform
2 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Icinga
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Nessus
4 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Dell
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) CommVault
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds