The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 98 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.082% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 1.11% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £35,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -6.04%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 90 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.45% 7.42% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 111 56 72
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (92.86%) ITIL
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) HTTP
3 8 (57.14%) FTP
3 8 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (57.14%) CMS
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 8 (57.14%) Fault Management
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 8 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (50.00%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) COM
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) POP3
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) IMAP
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 8 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (28.57%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) FTP
2 8 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) IMAP
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) POP3
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) xDSL
4 4 (28.57%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) ADSL
5 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) COM
3 1 (7.14%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Fault Management
2 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds