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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 97 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £28,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
240 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.16% 8.29% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 147 70 78
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 15 (71.43%) C#
4 15 (71.43%) HTTP
5 14 (66.67%) FTP
5 14 (66.67%) HTTPS
5 14 (66.67%) SQL
5 14 (66.67%) HTML
5 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
6 12 (57.14%) CMS
6 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
7 10 (47.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
8 8 (38.10%) Information Security
8 8 (38.10%) Fault Management
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) MCP
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (28.57%) Change Management
10 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (23.81%) VMware
11 5 (23.81%) Firewall
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (23.81%) CCNA
11 5 (23.81%) Active Directory

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (57.14%) CMS
1 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) HTTP
2 14 (66.67%) FTP
2 14 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) POP3
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) IMAP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) xDSL
5 4 (19.05%) Junos
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Applications Support Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Applications Support
3 6 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) COM
3 1 (4.76%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (38.10%) Capacity Management
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Fault Management
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Smalltalk
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Erlang
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter