The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 151 158 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.65% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £42,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,500 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
SMTP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
360 415 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.63% 11.96% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 211 305 288
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Glasgow +15 3 - -
Edinburgh +6 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Dundee +3 2 £52,500 +128.26%
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) HTTP
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) C#
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
7 8 (36.36%) FTP
7 8 (36.36%) HTTPS
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
9 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) SNMP
10 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
10 5 (22.73%) LDAP
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 5 (22.73%) Puppet
10 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) CMS
11 4 (18.18%) Change Management
11 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (18.18%) Python

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
5 1 (4.55%) Mule
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) HTTP
2 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 8 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 8 (36.36%) FTP
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) LDAP
5 5 (22.73%) SNMP
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) NAS
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Support
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) X-Windows
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Lua
7 1 (4.55%) Erlang
7 1 (4.55%) Smalltalk
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) OpenView
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) Apple
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com