Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 314 325
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 20 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.20% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 3
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% +2.94% +23.64%
10th Percentile £28,025 £32,100 £26,000
90th Percentile £50,250 £57,950 £36,400
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1581 1804 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.66% 15.95% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1399 1536
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,825 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,175 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in the West Midlands

SMTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SMTP in the West Midlands

SMTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMTP in the West Midlands

SMTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham +18 8 £48,500 -3.00%
Worcestershire -3 5 £37,500 -25.37% 1
Coventry - 2 £35,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £26,500 -
Staffordshire -2 1 £30,000 -14.29%
SMTP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 13 (65.00%) Internet
2 12 (60.00%) HTTP
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
3 10 (50.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) SNMP
5 8 (40.00%) Python
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (30.00%) SSH
7 6 (30.00%) FTP
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) Information Security
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) S/MIME
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) IMAP
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Internal Audit
9 4 (20.00%) IT Audit
9 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (20.00%) Degree

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Internet
2 12 (60.00%) HTTP
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) SNMP
6 6 (30.00%) FTP
6 6 (30.00%) SSH
7 5 (25.00%) IMAP
7 5 (25.00%) S/MIME
7 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) Telnet
9 3 (15.00%) VLAN
9 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) ADSL
10 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (10.00%) IGMP
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Email Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Network Support
2 2 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (10.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (10.00%) Unix Team Leader
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 4 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) PHP
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (10.00%) AirMagnet
4 2 (10.00%) Aruba
4 2 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (10.00%) Motorola
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Proofpoint