Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 680 657 639
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 -22
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 545 730 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.12% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 429 630 689
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +1.19%

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 28247 34419 39044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22904 28591 31507
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SMTP in the UK

SMTP
Top 13 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
England -33 530 £45,000 +9.76% 28
UK excluding London -44 327 £40,000 +14.29% 29
London -5 216 £57,500 +8.49% 6
South East -75 91 £50,000 +25.00% 8
South West +30 84 £36,000 +28.57% 4
North of England +39 80 £38,500 -3.75% 6
North West -5 46 £38,500 -18.95% 3
Midlands +41 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +40 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East of England +10 30 £35,000 +32.08% 2
Yorkshire +15 23 £46,000 +22.67% 2
Scotland +22 14 £47,500 +66.67% 6
North East +26 11 £30,000 +36.36% 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 339 (62.20%) DNS
2 292 (53.58%) Windows
3 284 (52.11%) HTTP
4 229 (42.02%) TCP/IP
5 209 (38.35%) Linux
6 197 (36.15%) Firewall
7 183 (33.58%) DHCP
8 182 (33.39%) FTP
9 175 (32.11%) VMware
10 168 (30.83%) Microsoft
11 155 (28.44%) Active Directory
12 146 (26.79%) Cisco
13 141 (25.87%) SQL
14 137 (25.14%) Windows Server
15 136 (24.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 127 (23.30%) SSL
17 119 (21.83%) WAN
17 119 (21.83%) Internet
18 114 (20.92%) ITIL
19 101 (18.53%) IIS
20 100 (18.35%) SQL Server
20 100 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
21 95 (17.43%) Finance
22 94 (17.25%) LAN
23 93 (17.06%) VLAN
24 90 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
25 87 (15.96%) MS Exchange
26 86 (15.78%) LDAP
26 86 (15.78%) Unix
27 85 (15.60%) PHP

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
1 101 (18.53%) IIS
2 87 (15.96%) MS Exchange
3 82 (15.05%) Apache
4 63 (11.56%) SharePoint
5 48 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (5.87%) Tomcat
7 30 (5.50%) nginx
8 18 (3.30%) Skype for Business
9 17 (3.12%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (3.12%) WebLogic
10 16 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (2.02%) OpenStack
15 7 (1.28%) IBM Domino
15 7 (1.28%) WordPress
16 6 (1.10%) CMS
16 6 (1.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (10.83%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (5.87%) FileZilla
3 11 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 100 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.59%) Office 365
4 18 (3.30%) IaaS
5 14 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.10%) Sage Pay
8 5 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (0.92%) PaaS
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.55%) SaaS
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.37%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.37%) GitHub
11 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) Yammer
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 339 (62.20%) DNS
2 284 (52.11%) HTTP
3 229 (42.02%) TCP/IP
4 197 (36.15%) Firewall
5 183 (33.58%) DHCP
6 182 (33.39%) FTP
7 127 (23.30%) SSL
8 119 (21.83%) Internet
8 119 (21.83%) WAN
9 94 (17.25%) LAN
10 93 (17.06%) VLAN
11 86 (15.78%) LDAP
12 83 (15.23%) IMAP
13 81 (14.86%) SSH
14 72 (13.21%) Network Security
15 71 (13.03%) SNMP
16 65 (11.93%) Telnet
16 65 (11.93%) VPN
17 59 (10.83%) SAN
18 57 (10.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.81%) MySQL
3 36 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (6.42%) NoSQL
5 31 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.65%) Redis
10 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.73%) Informix
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 38 (6.97%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.12%) JIRA
3 17 (3.12%) TeamCity
4 16 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.75%) WinDbg
6 11 (2.02%) Mercurial
6 11 (2.02%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.65%) GitLab
7 9 (1.65%) IDA Disassembler
7 9 (1.65%) OllyDbg
8 8 (1.47%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.47%) Burp Suite
8 8 (1.47%) JUnit
8 8 (1.47%) Maven
8 8 (1.47%) Subversion
8 8 (1.47%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.28%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.10%) NUnit
10 6 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (17.43%) Finance
2 71 (13.03%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.79%) Marketing
4 31 (5.69%) Retail
5 28 (5.14%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.95%) Electronics
7 25 (4.59%) Banking
8 17 (3.12%) Investment Banking
8 17 (3.12%) Legal
8 17 (3.12%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.02%) Law
10 7 (1.28%) Back Office
11 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.73%) French Language
13 2 (0.37%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (16.88%) Analyst
2 90 (16.51%) Network Engineer
3 72 (13.21%) Developer
4 52 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 46 (8.44%) Administrator
6 43 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 35 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (6.42%) Team Leader
7 35 (6.42%) Web Developer
8 34 (6.24%) Security Engineer
9 33 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
10 32 (5.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 32 (5.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 32 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 31 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
12 29 (5.32%) Architect
13 28 (5.14%) IT Engineer
13 28 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
14 27 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
14 27 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.01%) HTML
2 54 (9.91%) CSS
3 44 (8.07%) JSON
4 43 (7.89%) jQuery
5 42 (7.71%) Web Services
6 41 (7.52%) .NET
7 40 (7.34%) Regular Expression
8 32 (5.87%) LAMP
9 29 (5.32%) SOAP
10 21 (3.85%) RESTful
10 21 (3.85%) WCF
11 19 (3.49%) XML
12 17 (3.12%) 802.1X
13 16 (2.94%) EDI
14 14 (2.57%) EDIFACT
14 14 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (2.57%) JMS
15 13 (2.39%) Ajax
16 11 (2.02%) HTML5
17 10 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.09%) Data Centre
3 40 (7.34%) Clustering
4 33 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.14%) Replication
6 27 (4.95%) CESG
7 22 (4.04%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.67%) Private Cloud
9 19 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (3.49%) Public Cloud
10 17 (3.12%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (2.75%) Derivative
13 14 (2.57%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (2.57%) Virtual Team
14 12 (2.20%) Blackberry
14 12 (2.20%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.47%) Blog
15 8 (1.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 8 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 292 (53.58%) Windows
2 209 (38.35%) Linux
3 137 (25.14%) Windows Server
4 86 (15.78%) Unix
5 70 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (9.54%) CentOS
7 47 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (5.32%) Solaris
11 24 (4.40%) Windows 7
12 23 (4.22%) Windows 10
13 22 (4.04%) Debian
14 18 (3.30%) Android
15 16 (2.94%) Windows 8
16 14 (2.57%) Ubuntu
17 12 (2.20%) Apple iOS
18 8 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
19 6 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
20 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (20.92%) ITIL
2 69 (12.66%) DevOps
3 57 (10.46%) Load Balancing
4 52 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (9.54%) SIEM
5 50 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 47 (8.62%) High Availability
7 45 (8.26%) Project Management
8 44 (8.07%) Web Development
9 42 (7.71%) Configuration Management
9 42 (7.71%) E-Commerce
10 37 (6.79%) Open Source
11 36 (6.61%) Service Management
12 35 (6.42%) Time Management
13 34 (6.24%) Information Security
13 34 (6.24%) Presales
14 33 (6.06%) Network Architecture
15 32 (5.87%) Front End Development
16 31 (5.69%) SEO
17 30 (5.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (25.87%) SQL
2 85 (15.60%) PHP
3 77 (14.13%) PowerShell
4 76 (13.94%) Python
5 75 (13.76%) JavaScript
6 69 (12.66%) Java
7 55 (10.09%) Perl
8 53 (9.72%) Shell Script
9 51 (9.36%) Ruby
10 49 (8.99%) VBScript
11 41 (7.52%) Bash Shell
12 34 (6.24%) T-SQL
13 29 (5.32%) C#
14 22 (4.04%) Groovy
15 14 (2.57%) ActionScript
15 14 (2.57%) ActionScript 2.0
15 14 (2.57%) C++
16 11 (2.02%) C
17 8 (1.47%) Korn
18 5 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (14.31%) Security Cleared
3 66 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (12.11%) SC Cleared
4 65 (11.93%) CCNA
5 44 (8.07%) DV Cleared
6 43 (7.89%) MCSE
7 38 (6.97%) Degree
8 30 (5.50%) CISSP
9 27 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (3.49%) CCIE
10 19 (3.49%) CCNP
10 19 (3.49%) MCSA
11 18 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (2.39%) CISMP
14 10 (1.83%) CCA
15 9 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.28%) RHCE
17 6 (1.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 23 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 20 (3.67%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.57%) SLA
5 11 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.83%) COBIT
6 10 (1.83%) QA
7 8 (1.47%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 155 (28.44%) Active Directory
2 136 (24.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.40%) Postfix
4 24 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (3.67%) Docker
5 20 (3.67%) vSphere
6 16 (2.94%) Snort
7 13 (2.39%) KVM
7 13 (2.39%) NFS
8 10 (1.83%) XenApp
9 9 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.47%) Dovecot
10 8 (1.47%) Sendmail
10 8 (1.47%) XenServer
11 7 (1.28%) ISA Server
12 6 (1.10%) ProxySG
12 6 (1.10%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.73%) Xen
14 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 63 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (11.38%) Ansible
3 58 (10.64%) Puppet
4 37 (6.79%) ZABBIX
5 35 (6.42%) Nagios
6 25 (4.59%) vCenter Server
7 19 (3.49%) Salt
8 16 (2.94%) SCCM
9 14 (2.57%) Nessus
10 12 (2.20%) Backup Exec
10 12 (2.20%) CFEngine
11 11 (2.02%) Cacti
11 11 (2.02%) Kibana
11 11 (2.02%) logstash
11 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (2.02%) Nmap
11 11 (2.02%) SCOM
12 9 (1.65%) CA Spectrum
13 6 (1.10%) Cobbler
13 6 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (32.11%) VMware
2 168 (30.83%) Microsoft
3 146 (26.79%) Cisco
4 55 (10.09%) CheckPoint
4 55 (10.09%) Citrix
5 51 (9.36%) HP
6 41 (7.52%) SAP
7 36 (6.61%) Red Hat
8 33 (6.06%) F5
9 32 (5.87%) Juniper
9 32 (5.87%) PayPal
10 22 (4.04%) Aruba
10 22 (4.04%) NetApp
11 21 (3.85%) Apple
12 19 (3.49%) Qualys
13 18 (3.30%) Dell
14 17 (3.12%) Oracle
14 17 (3.12%) Sun
15 15 (2.75%) Blue Coat
16 14 (2.57%) WatchGuard
Leeds
William Hill
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: Superb base with excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nuvola Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Negotiable based on experience + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Kilbride
Department for International Development
Salary: £31,949
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
East Kilbride
Department for International Development
Salary: £31,949
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago