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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 98 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.20% 0.090% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.43% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £60,000 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,305 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -
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
221 233 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.97% 21.01% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 185 205 156
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
SMTP
South East

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware