Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > South East
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 347 471 539
Rank change year-on-year +124 +68 -89
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 28 45 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.03% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 24
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,875 £36,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £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 2,438 4,375 5,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.45% 16.27% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,879 3,380 4,045
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,350
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +92 19 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Surrey +79 6 £30,000 -51.02%
Thames Valley +76 1 - - 1
Berkshire +62 1 - - 1
West Sussex +37 1 £50,000 +17.65%
Kent - 1 £19,000 -
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (64.29%) DNS
2 16 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) Azure
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) HTTP
7 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
7 9 (32.14%) SIEM
8 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
8 8 (28.57%) SNMP
9 7 (25.00%) DHCP
9 7 (25.00%) C#
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (25.00%) Office 365
9 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (21.43%) High Availability
10 6 (21.43%) Terraform
10 6 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Python
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Git (software)

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 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Azure
2 7 (25.00%) Office 365
3 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (17.86%) NuGet
3 5 (17.86%) SaaS
4 3 (10.71%) AWS
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) DNS
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) HTTP
5 8 (28.57%) SNMP
6 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (10.71%) Broadband
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.71%) FTP
9 3 (10.71%) NAS
9 3 (10.71%) SAN
9 3 (10.71%) WAN
10 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
11 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
11 1 (3.57%) LAN
11 1 (3.57%) SSL
11 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Moq
1 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
2 4 (14.29%) JMeter
2 4 (14.29%) Locust
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 4 (14.29%) WebSurge
3 3 (10.71%) WinDbg
4 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) .NET Core
3 4 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) Django
5 2 (7.14%) Express
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) Redux
5 2 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Handset
3 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) SIEM
2 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (21.43%) High Availability
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
5 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Active Listening
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) Python
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) Perl
7 3 (10.71%) VBScript
8 2 (7.14%) PHP
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) CISM
3 4 (14.29%) CISSP
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) CCENT
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
6 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (10.71%) GDPR
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Docker
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Terraform
2 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.29%) Nessus
4 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (3.57%) MOM
6 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.57%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) SCOM
6 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Dell
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.57%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds