The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 613 595
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 251 376 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 2.12% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 209 301 296
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

SMTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13891 17757 20272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.18% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11283 14723 16086
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SMTP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in the UK

SMTP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP.

Salary trend for SMTP in the UK

SMTP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SMTP in the UK

SMTP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 248 £45,000 +16.88% 24
London +34 111 £57,500 +21.05% 11
South East -27 42 £47,000 +4.44% 5
South West +27 37 £32,500 -9.09%
West Midlands +27 18 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Surrey +58 17 £51,250 +46.42% 1
City of London +39 16 £51,250 +2.50% 1
East of England -4 13 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Yorkshire +12 12 £46,000 +61.40%
West Yorkshire +31 11 £46,000 +53.33%
Bristol +11 11 £36,000 +27.43%
Berkshire -12 11 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Birmingham +27 10 £38,750 +19.23%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £30,000 -
Leatherhead - 10 £50,000 -
North East - 10 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £30,000 -
Wiltshire +23 8 £32,500 -38.09%
Bradford +9 8 £46,000 +60.00%
Gloucestershire -7 7 - -
Essex -15 7 £40,000 +50.94%
North West -27 7 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Hampshire +14 6 £43,250 -13.50%
Dagenham - 6 £22,500 -
Slough - 6 £47,500 - 1
Swindon +19 5 £32,500 -38.09%
Cheltenham +9 5 - -
East Sussex -8 5 £33,000 +32.00% 1
Cornwall - 5 £22,500 -
Brighton -4 4 £33,000 +32.00% 1

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SMTP.

1 307 (65.88%) DNS
2 287 (61.59%) Windows
3 229 (49.14%) TCP/IP
4 212 (45.49%) Firewall
5 197 (42.27%) HTTP
6 191 (40.99%) DHCP
7 184 (39.48%) Microsoft
8 166 (35.62%) Linux
9 154 (33.05%) Windows Server
10 147 (31.55%) VMware
11 142 (30.47%) Active Directory
12 137 (29.40%) Cisco
13 133 (28.54%) MS Exchange
14 130 (27.90%) WAN
15 116 (24.89%) FTP
16 115 (24.68%) SSL
16 115 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 114 (24.46%) LAN
17 114 (24.46%) Internet
18 103 (22.10%) Hyper-V
18 103 (22.10%) Windows Server 2012
19 100 (21.46%) SQL
20 96 (20.60%) SNMP
21 93 (19.96%) VPN
21 93 (19.96%) SQL Server
22 89 (19.10%) Network Security
23 87 (18.67%) IIS
24 86 (18.45%) LDAP
25 84 (18.03%) ITIL
25 84 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 133 (28.54%) MS Exchange
2 87 (18.67%) IIS
3 71 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 69 (14.81%) Apache
5 44 (9.44%) Skype for Business
6 43 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (9.23%) Tomcat
7 40 (8.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 40 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (8.58%) SharePoint
8 29 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (3.65%) WebLogic
10 14 (3.00%) IBM Notes
10 14 (3.00%) nginx
11 13 (2.79%) IBM Domino
12 12 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (2.15%) JBoss
14 9 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 8 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.43%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.73%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (9.01%) Office 365
3 29 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.93%) IaaS
5 6 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.07%) PaaS
7 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Yammer
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 307 (65.88%) DNS
2 229 (49.14%) TCP/IP
3 212 (45.49%) Firewall
4 197 (42.27%) HTTP
5 191 (40.99%) DHCP
6 130 (27.90%) WAN
7 116 (24.89%) FTP
8 115 (24.68%) SSL
9 114 (24.46%) Internet
9 114 (24.46%) LAN
10 96 (20.60%) SNMP
11 93 (19.96%) VPN
12 89 (19.10%) Network Security
13 86 (18.45%) LDAP
14 77 (16.52%) Telnet
15 76 (16.31%) IMAP
16 58 (12.45%) VLAN
17 56 (12.02%) SAN
18 54 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
19 53 (11.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.51%) MySQL
3 31 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.51%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.86%) Informix
14 4 (0.86%) Redis
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.43%) Big Data
16 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (3.65%) TeamCity
3 13 (2.79%) WinDbg
4 12 (2.58%) JIRA
5 10 (2.15%) Mercurial
5 10 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.93%) GitLab
7 7 (1.50%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.50%) Subversion
8 6 (1.29%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.29%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.07%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.07%) Selenium
10 4 (0.86%) JMeter
10 4 (0.86%) NUnit
10 4 (0.86%) SilkPerformer
10 4 (0.86%) SilkTest
General
1 49 (10.52%) Finance
2 34 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.36%) Back Office
4 9 (1.93%) Marketing
5 7 (1.50%) Banking
6 5 (1.07%) Advertising
6 5 (1.07%) Legal
7 4 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (15.67%) Network Engineer
2 65 (13.95%) Analyst
3 62 (13.30%) Support Engineer
4 52 (11.16%) Administrator
5 45 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (7.51%) Windows Engineer
7 33 (7.08%) IT Engineer
7 33 (7.08%) Security Engineer
7 33 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (6.87%) Developer
8 32 (6.87%) Network Security Engineer
9 28 (6.01%) Field Engineer
10 27 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
11 25 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
13 22 (4.72%) SOC Analyst
14 21 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (4.29%) Technical Support
16 19 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 18 (3.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.30%) Web Services
2 28 (6.01%) SOAP
2 28 (6.01%) XML
3 27 (5.79%) .NET
4 24 (5.15%) HTML
5 23 (4.94%) CSS
6 16 (3.43%) LAMP
7 15 (3.22%) RESTful
8 14 (3.00%) MAPI
9 13 (2.79%) WCF
10 12 (2.58%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.58%) HTML5
11 11 (2.36%) Middleware
12 10 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (1.93%) 802.1X
13 9 (1.93%) Sensu
14 8 (1.72%) Ajax
14 8 (1.72%) EDI
15 7 (1.50%) JSON
16 6 (1.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.58%) Blackberry
1 40 (8.58%) Driving Licence
2 39 (8.37%) Clustering
3 34 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.87%) Data Centre
5 31 (6.65%) Public Cloud
6 24 (5.15%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.51%) Management Information System
8 19 (4.08%) Replication
9 17 (3.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (3.00%) Client/Server
10 14 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (2.79%) PKI
12 12 (2.58%) CESG
12 12 (2.58%) Private Cloud
13 11 (2.36%) iPad
14 10 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (1.93%) Handset
16 8 (1.72%) Derivative
16 8 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 287 (61.59%) Windows
2 166 (35.62%) Linux
3 154 (33.05%) Windows Server
4 103 (22.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (13.73%) Unix
7 48 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (10.30%) Windows 7
7 48 (10.30%) Windows 8
8 40 (8.58%) Windows 10
9 37 (7.94%) CentOS
10 30 (6.44%) Solaris
10 30 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (3.22%) Android
12 14 (3.00%) Debian
13 10 (2.15%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (2.15%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.72%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.03%) ITIL
2 54 (11.59%) High Availability
2 54 (11.59%) Load Balancing
3 42 (9.01%) SIEM
4 37 (7.94%) Project Management
5 35 (7.51%) DevOps
6 34 (7.30%) Network Architecture
7 32 (6.87%) Mentoring
8 31 (6.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 30 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (6.44%) Information Security
10 29 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (5.79%) OO
12 26 (5.58%) Change Management
13 24 (5.15%) Configuration Management
14 23 (4.94%) Infrastructure Management
14 23 (4.94%) OOP
14 23 (4.94%) Service Management
15 21 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.51%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 100 (21.46%) SQL
2 51 (10.94%) Java
3 48 (10.30%) PowerShell
4 45 (9.66%) JavaScript
5 44 (9.44%) Perl
5 44 (9.44%) Python
6 37 (7.94%) Shell Script
7 33 (7.08%) Ruby
8 31 (6.65%) PHP
9 20 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.29%) C#
10 18 (3.86%) Groovy
11 17 (3.65%) VBScript
12 11 (2.36%) C++
13 10 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.93%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.50%) C
16 6 (1.29%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.29%) ActionScript 2.0
17 5 (1.07%) sed
Qualifications
1 69 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (13.30%) Security Cleared
3 54 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (10.94%) Degree
5 45 (9.66%) SC Cleared
6 44 (9.44%) CCNA
7 42 (9.01%) MCSE
8 40 (8.58%) DV Cleared
9 34 (7.30%) CCNP
10 29 (6.22%) CISSP
11 15 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (2.58%) CREST Certified
12 12 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (2.36%) CCA
13 11 (2.36%) CCVP
14 10 (2.15%) MCSA
15 8 (1.72%) RHCE
16 7 (1.50%) CISM
17 6 (1.29%) MCP
17 6 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 23 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.94%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.65%) ISO27002
4 15 (3.22%) SLA
5 12 (2.58%) QA
6 7 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.86%) GDPR
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 142 (30.47%) Active Directory
2 115 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (22.10%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.44%) XenApp
5 20 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 17 (3.65%) Snort
7 16 (3.43%) NFS
7 16 (3.43%) vSphere
8 13 (2.79%) ISA Server
9 10 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.72%) Docker
10 8 (1.72%) Dovecot
11 7 (1.50%) Sendmail
12 6 (1.29%) ProxySG
13 5 (1.07%) KVM
13 5 (1.07%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.86%) iptables
14 4 (0.86%) Postfix
14 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (8.80%) Ansible
1 41 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (7.94%) Puppet
3 20 (4.29%) ZABBIX
4 19 (4.08%) Nagios
5 16 (3.43%) Salt
6 15 (3.22%) vCenter Server
7 14 (3.00%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (2.36%) Nmap
8 11 (2.36%) SCCM
9 10 (2.15%) Kibana
9 10 (2.15%) logstash
10 9 (1.93%) Nessus
10 9 (1.93%) SCOM
11 7 (1.50%) WSUS
12 6 (1.29%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.29%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (1.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 184 (39.48%) Microsoft
2 147 (31.55%) VMware
3 137 (29.40%) Cisco
4 70 (15.02%) Citrix
5 55 (11.80%) HP
6 39 (8.37%) CheckPoint
7 36 (7.73%) Apple
7 36 (7.73%) Red Hat
8 31 (6.65%) NetApp
9 28 (6.01%) Dell
10 24 (5.15%) F5
11 23 (4.94%) Oracle
12 21 (4.51%) Juniper
13 20 (4.29%) Sun
14 18 (3.86%) Aruba
14 18 (3.86%) IBM
14 18 (3.86%) Lotus
15 15 (3.22%) Blue Coat
16 14 (3.00%) Symantec
17 13 (2.79%) Extreme Networks
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Work fully remote
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Infoplus Technologies UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
UCL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
North London
Loyal Retainers Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago