The first table below looks at the demand for SMTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMTP over the 3 months to 22 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 163 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 9 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.031% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 0.28% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 15
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,610 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 352 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.53% 10.82% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 278 230 270
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMTP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SMTP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP across the Scotland region.

SMTP Salary Trend in Scotland

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SMTP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SMTP Salary Histogram in Scotland

SMTP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 8 £27,500 -21.42%
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) ITIL
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) HTTP
5 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (45.00%) FTP
6 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) C#
7 8 (40.00%) HTTPS
7 8 (40.00%) CMS
7 8 (40.00%) Information Security
7 8 (40.00%) Fault Management
7 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
7 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (35.00%) VMware
8 7 (35.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) MCP
8 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) Windows 7

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (40.00%) CMS
3 4 (20.00%) Lync
4 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) FTP
3 8 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) IMAP
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) POP3
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) MPLS
6 4 (20.00%) xDSL
6 4 (20.00%) Junos
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 2 (10.00%) SNMP
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Support
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (5.00%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Fault Management
2 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
7 1 (5.00%) Zend
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle