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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 103 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 3.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £22,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.27% -
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
242 114 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.98% 8.56% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 83 81
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 30 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 9 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
8 7 (33.33%) Information Security
8 7 (33.33%) Fault Management
9 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (28.57%) MCP
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 5 (23.81%) VMware
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (23.81%) CCNA

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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%) SharePoint
1 12 (57.14%) CMS
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%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) IMAP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) POP3
5 4 (19.05%) xDSL
5 4 (19.05%) Junos
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Applications Support
2 8 (38.10%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support 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 9 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Smalltalk
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Lua
4 1 (4.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCP
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
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%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
3 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) HP