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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 96 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 2.11% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £28,500 - £24,250
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
218 95 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.56% 7.92% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 133 62 83
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £49,400 £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 29 August 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) HTTP
5 11 (61.11%) FTP
5 11 (61.11%) HTTPS
5 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) CMS
5 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
6 9 (50.00%) Capacity Management
6 9 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (50.00%) Information Security
6 9 (50.00%) Fault Management
7 8 (44.44%) MCP
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) CCNA
9 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (27.78%) Change Management
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) VMware

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
1 11 (61.11%) CMS
2 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) HTTP
2 11 (61.11%) FTP
2 11 (61.11%) HTTPS
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) IMAP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) POP3
5 4 (22.22%) xDSL
5 4 (22.22%) Junos
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Support Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) COM
3 1 (5.56%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 9 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Smalltalk
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Lua
4 1 (5.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) MCP
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) HP