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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 152 168 157
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 1.85% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -31.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
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
393 432 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.62% 10.92% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 256 328 238
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,600 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +5 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Glasgow +13 3 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 13 (72.22%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) HTTP
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (33.33%) SNMP
6 6 (33.33%) LDAP
7 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
7 5 (27.78%) UNIX
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) Veritas
7 5 (27.78%) X-Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Big Data
7 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
7 5 (27.78%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) NAS
8 4 (22.22%) IMAP
8 4 (22.22%) SSL
8 4 (22.22%) SQL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (72.22%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) HTTP
5 6 (33.33%) SNMP
5 6 (33.33%) LDAP
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) NAS
7 4 (22.22%) IMAP
7 4 (22.22%) SSL
7 4 (22.22%) POP3
8 3 (16.67%) Internet
9 1 (5.56%) OSPF
9 1 (5.56%) BGP
9 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.56%) IGRP
9 1 (5.56%) TACACS
9 1 (5.56%) Network Security
9 1 (5.56%) FTP
9 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Junior
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) X-Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) COM
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) NFS
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
1 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
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Posted: 5 days ago