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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 96 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.64% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 5.65% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
150 177 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.47% 11.38% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 116 105 56
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) IMAP
2 7 (77.78%) POP3
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) nginx
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) IMAP
2 7 (77.78%) POP3
3 6 (66.67%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Email Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace