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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 587 584
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 300 388 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 2.33% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 219 329 353
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.40% -21.17%  

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 14351 16668 19314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.16% 16.90% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11670 13853 15719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -21 292 £45,000 +12.50% 44
London +2 113 £57,500 +9.52% 15
South East -38 56 £59,000 +68.57% 13
South West +6 46 £35,000 +40.00% 2
North West -19 29 £38,500 -24.87% 7
Manchester -6 26 £38,500 -31.55% 4
Wiltshire - 21 £40,000 -
Berkshire +3 19 £62,500 +25.00% 4
West Midlands +23 18 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Salisbury - 18 £40,000 -
Hampshire +33 17 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England -2 17 £40,000 +50.94% 4
Surrey +46 14 £67,500 +92.85%
Yorkshire +5 12 £51,500 +24.84% 1
Birmingham +19 11 £40,000 -30.43%
West Yorkshire +21 10 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Gloucestershire -3 10 £47,500 +41.79% 2
Egham - 10 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire -4 9 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Farnborough - 9 £54,500 -
Leeds +15 8 £53,250 +18.33% 1
City of London +11 8 £53,750 +4.87% 2
Reading +1 8 £65,000 +20.37% 1
Bristol -32 8 £35,000 +52.17%
Watford - 8 £40,000 -
Scotland +14 7 £60,000 +110.52% 2
Essex -7 7 £40,000 +50.94%
Southampton +19 5 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Gloucester +7 5 £50,000 +78.57%
Edinburgh -4 5 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 344 (62.89%) DNS
2 306 (55.94%) Windows
3 272 (49.73%) HTTP
4 243 (44.42%) TCP/IP
5 222 (40.59%) Firewall
6 202 (36.93%) DHCP
7 198 (36.20%) Linux
8 193 (35.28%) Microsoft
9 172 (31.44%) Active Directory
10 171 (31.26%) VMware
11 170 (31.08%) FTP
12 158 (28.88%) Windows Server
13 149 (27.24%) Cisco
14 132 (24.13%) WAN
15 130 (23.77%) SSL
16 129 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 125 (22.85%) SQL
18 123 (22.49%) Internet
19 114 (20.84%) MS Exchange
20 106 (19.38%) LAN
21 103 (18.83%) ITIL
22 102 (18.65%) SQL Server
23 99 (18.10%) IIS
24 98 (17.92%) Hyper-V
25 95 (17.37%) LDAP
26 94 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
27 91 (16.64%) Finance
28 89 (16.27%) VLAN
28 89 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
29 86 (15.72%) Network Security

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
1 114 (20.84%) MS Exchange
2 99 (18.10%) IIS
3 80 (14.63%) Apache
4 63 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (11.33%) SharePoint
6 37 (6.76%) Tomcat
7 31 (5.67%) Skype for Business
8 29 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 27 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (4.20%) nginx
12 18 (3.29%) WebLogic
13 16 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (1.65%) IBM Domino
17 9 (1.65%) IBM Notes
17 9 (1.65%) OpenStack
18 5 (0.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 73 (13.35%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.20%) FileZilla
3 10 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.46%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.40%) Office 365
4 15 (2.74%) IaaS
5 10 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.73%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.37%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) SaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Yammer
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 344 (62.89%) DNS
2 272 (49.73%) HTTP
3 243 (44.42%) TCP/IP
4 222 (40.59%) Firewall
5 202 (36.93%) DHCP
6 170 (31.08%) FTP
7 132 (24.13%) WAN
8 130 (23.77%) SSL
9 123 (22.49%) Internet
10 106 (19.38%) LAN
11 95 (17.37%) LDAP
12 89 (16.27%) VLAN
13 86 (15.72%) Network Security
13 86 (15.72%) SNMP
14 84 (15.36%) IMAP
15 79 (14.44%) Telnet
16 76 (13.89%) SSH
17 74 (13.53%) VPN
18 66 (12.07%) SAN
19 59 (10.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (7.13%) MySQL
4 25 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.73%) Informix
12 4 (0.73%) Redis
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.29%) TeamCity
4 16 (2.93%) JIRA
4 16 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (2.93%) WinDbg
5 11 (2.01%) Mercurial
6 10 (1.83%) GitLab
7 9 (1.65%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.46%) Maven
8 8 (1.46%) Subversion
8 8 (1.46%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.28%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.10%) Selenium
10 6 (1.10%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.91%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.91%) JUnit
11 5 (0.91%) NuGet
11 5 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 91 (16.64%) Finance
2 61 (11.15%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.30%) Marketing
4 26 (4.75%) Retail
5 24 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.20%) Electronics
7 18 (3.29%) Banking
8 16 (2.93%) Legal
9 15 (2.74%) Investment Banking
9 15 (2.74%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.19%) Back Office
11 9 (1.65%) Law
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.37%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (16.82%) Network Engineer
2 83 (15.17%) Analyst
3 61 (11.15%) Support Engineer
4 55 (10.05%) Developer
5 54 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (9.69%) Administrator
7 38 (6.95%) Security Engineer
8 37 (6.76%) IT Engineer
8 37 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 32 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
9 32 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (5.85%) Team Leader
9 32 (5.85%) Windows Engineer
10 28 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 25 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
12 24 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (4.39%) Web Developer
13 23 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 23 (4.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 23 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.50%) HTML
2 39 (7.13%) Web Services
3 37 (6.76%) CSS
4 31 (5.67%) .NET
5 29 (5.30%) JSON
6 27 (4.94%) jQuery
6 27 (4.94%) LAMP
6 27 (4.94%) Regular Expression
7 22 (4.02%) SOAP
8 20 (3.66%) WCF
9 17 (3.11%) RESTful
10 16 (2.93%) EDI
11 15 (2.74%) 802.1X
11 15 (2.74%) XML
12 14 (2.56%) EDIFACT
12 14 (2.56%) JMS
13 11 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (1.83%) Middleware
14 10 (1.83%) Sensu
15 7 (1.28%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (9.87%) Data Centre
3 48 (8.78%) Clustering
4 30 (5.48%) Driving Licence
5 29 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 29 (5.30%) Public Cloud
6 27 (4.94%) Blackberry
6 27 (4.94%) Replication
7 24 (4.39%) CESG
8 20 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 20 (3.66%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.29%) Private Cloud
9 18 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (2.56%) PKI
11 13 (2.38%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.19%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (2.19%) Virtual Team
13 11 (2.01%) Derivative
14 7 (1.28%) Handset
14 7 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 306 (55.94%) Windows
2 198 (36.20%) Linux
3 158 (28.88%) Windows Server
4 84 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (14.63%) Unix
6 63 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (8.23%) CentOS
9 40 (7.31%) Windows 7
10 36 (6.58%) Windows 10
11 33 (6.03%) Windows 8
11 33 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (5.67%) Solaris
13 22 (4.02%) Debian
14 18 (3.29%) Android
15 13 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
16 12 (2.19%) Apple iOS
17 10 (1.83%) Ubuntu
18 8 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (18.83%) ITIL
2 61 (11.15%) Load Balancing
3 57 (10.42%) DevOps
4 53 (9.69%) High Availability
5 52 (9.51%) SIEM
6 48 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (8.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 47 (8.59%) Project Management
8 37 (6.76%) Network Architecture
9 36 (6.58%) Service Management
10 35 (6.40%) Information Security
11 34 (6.22%) Configuration Management
11 34 (6.22%) E-Commerce
11 34 (6.22%) Presales
12 30 (5.48%) Time Management
13 29 (5.30%) Virtual Environments
14 28 (5.12%) Mentoring
15 27 (4.94%) Change Management
16 26 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (4.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (22.85%) SQL
2 70 (12.80%) PowerShell
3 60 (10.97%) Java
4 57 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 56 (10.24%) PHP
6 52 (9.51%) Python
7 46 (8.41%) Shell Script
8 45 (8.23%) Perl
9 43 (7.86%) VBScript
10 41 (7.50%) Ruby
11 33 (6.03%) Bash Shell
12 25 (4.57%) T-SQL
13 21 (3.84%) C#
14 19 (3.47%) Groovy
15 14 (2.56%) ActionScript
15 14 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
16 13 (2.38%) C++
17 10 (1.83%) C
18 8 (1.46%) Korn
19 5 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (14.26%) Security Cleared
3 73 (13.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (11.88%) CCNA
4 65 (11.88%) SC Cleared
5 48 (8.78%) DV Cleared
6 47 (8.59%) MCSE
7 44 (8.04%) Degree
8 29 (5.30%) CISSP
9 27 (4.94%) CCNP
10 24 (4.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 18 (3.29%) MCSA
12 17 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (2.93%) CCIE
14 15 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (2.01%) CCVP
16 10 (1.83%) CCA
16 10 (1.83%) CISMP
16 10 (1.83%) CREST Certified
17 8 (1.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 26 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.75%) PCI DSS
3 22 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (2.74%) SLA
5 13 (2.38%) QA
6 11 (2.01%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (1.83%) COBIT
8 8 (1.46%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 172 (31.44%) Active Directory
2 129 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (17.92%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (4.02%) XenApp
6 20 (3.66%) Snort
6 20 (3.66%) vSphere
7 18 (3.29%) Docker
7 18 (3.29%) Postfix
8 15 (2.74%) NFS
9 13 (2.38%) ISA Server
9 13 (2.38%) KVM
10 12 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (1.65%) Dovecot
12 8 (1.46%) XenServer
13 6 (1.10%) ProxySG
13 6 (1.10%) Sendmail
13 6 (1.10%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.73%) Xen
15 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (9.69%) Ansible
2 51 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (8.41%) Puppet
4 27 (4.94%) Nagios
4 27 (4.94%) ZABBIX
5 20 (3.66%) vCenter Server
6 17 (3.11%) Salt
6 17 (3.11%) SCCM
7 14 (2.56%) Nessus
8 13 (2.38%) Backup Exec
9 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (2.01%) Kibana
10 11 (2.01%) logstash
10 11 (2.01%) Nmap
10 11 (2.01%) SCOM
11 9 (1.65%) CA Spectrum
11 9 (1.65%) Cacti
12 6 (1.10%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.10%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 193 (35.28%) Microsoft
2 171 (31.26%) VMware
3 149 (27.24%) Cisco
4 70 (12.80%) Citrix
5 59 (10.79%) HP
6 58 (10.60%) CheckPoint
7 37 (6.76%) SAP
8 34 (6.22%) F5
9 32 (5.85%) Juniper
9 32 (5.85%) Red Hat
10 30 (5.48%) Apple
11 29 (5.30%) NetApp
12 26 (4.75%) Dell
13 23 (4.20%) PayPal
14 22 (4.02%) Oracle
15 20 (3.66%) Aruba
15 20 (3.66%) Sun
16 19 (3.47%) Qualys
17 15 (2.74%) Blue Coat
17 15 (2.74%) Extreme Networks
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Explore Group
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Coded People
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Performance related Annual Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago