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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 145 156 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.87% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +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
353 383 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 11.61% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 216 268 307
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,902 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,950
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Edinburgh +1 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Dundee +12 2 £52,500 +138.63%
Glasgow +8 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) HTTP
4 14 (53.85%) ITIL
4 14 (53.85%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 11 (42.31%) HTTPS
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (42.31%) FTP
7 11 (42.31%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
9 7 (26.92%) CMS
10 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (19.23%) SNMP
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (19.23%) Change Management
11 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (15.38%) LDAP
13 3 (11.54%) Apache

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
1 7 (26.92%) CMS
2 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) HTTP
2 13 (50.00%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) HTTPS
3 11 (42.31%) FTP
3 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) SNMP
5 4 (15.38%) LDAP
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) NAS
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
7 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) DHCP
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) IT Support
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile Games
1 2 (7.69%) Online Games
1 2 (7.69%) Social Gaming
1 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) C
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Lua
4 2 (7.69%) Erlang
4 2 (7.69%) Smalltalk
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) OpenView
2 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Apple
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace