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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 151 154 158
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 18 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 1.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £29,250 £22,750 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
474 332 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.69% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 303 227 265
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £54,000 £55,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -6 11 £29,250 +28.57%
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £16,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) HTTP
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) ITIL
4 17 (54.84%) SQL
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
5 15 (48.39%) C#
6 14 (45.16%) HTML
6 14 (45.16%) DNS
6 14 (45.16%) HTTPS
6 14 (45.16%) FTP
6 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
7 12 (38.71%) CMS
7 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
7 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
8 10 (32.26%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
10 8 (25.81%) Capacity Management
10 8 (25.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (22.58%) Information Security
11 7 (22.58%) Games
11 7 (22.58%) Change Management
11 7 (22.58%) Firewall
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (19.35%) Internet
12 6 (19.35%) Juniper

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
1 12 (38.71%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) Lync
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) HTTP
2 14 (45.16%) FTP
2 14 (45.16%) DNS
2 14 (45.16%) HTTPS
3 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) SSL
7 4 (12.90%) MPLS
7 4 (12.90%) POP3
7 4 (12.90%) LDAP
7 4 (12.90%) IMAP
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.90%) xDSL
7 4 (12.90%) Junos
8 3 (9.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Support Analyst
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
2 8 (25.81%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) IT Support
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) COM
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.23%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile Games
2 3 (9.68%) Social Gaming
2 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Online Games
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Capacity Management
2 8 (25.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Information Security
4 6 (19.35%) Fault Management
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Lua
6 1 (3.23%) Erlang
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCP
1 5 (16.13%) CCNA
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
4 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (6.45%) HP NNM
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Ganglia
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.68%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) Zend
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle