The table below looks at the statistics for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 98 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +5.62%
SMTP
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 186 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.89% 12.37% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 99 128 97
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SMTP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) CentOS
7 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) NFS
7 3 (27.27%) POP3
7 3 (27.27%) FTP
7 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
7 3 (27.27%) SSL
7 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 3 (27.27%) PHP
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) LDAP
5 3 (27.27%) POP3
5 3 (27.27%) FTP
5 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) IMAP
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Junior
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Email Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Lua
5 1 (9.09%) Erlang
5 1 (9.09%) Smalltalk
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus