The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 99 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.091% 0.20% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.87% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.29% +5.33%
SMTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 230 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.94% 22.59% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 184 188 201
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SMTP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SMTP Salary Trend in Kent

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) IIS
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 8 (66.67%) DHCP
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Vista
5 7 (58.33%) IMAP
5 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (58.33%) Draytek
5 7 (58.33%) PDA
5 7 (58.33%) VLAN
5 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (58.33%) Android
5 7 (58.33%) iPhone
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) Mac OS
5 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (58.33%) NAS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SMTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) IIS
1 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) DMZ
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 7 (58.33%) VLAN
3 7 (58.33%) IMAP
3 7 (58.33%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Systems Support Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Systems Support
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) MAPI
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) EDI
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CGI
3 2 (16.67%) SGML
3 2 (16.67%) VRML
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (58.33%) Replication
2 7 (58.33%) PDA
2 7 (58.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 7 (58.33%) Android
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Mac OS
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Scrum
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (58.33%) vSphere
1 7 (58.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Draytek
3 7 (58.33%) Veeam
3 7 (58.33%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint