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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 146 159 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 12 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 3.20% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £35,000 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
390 406 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.84% 10.35% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 258 296 216
Average salary £42,500 £36,895 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.19% -11.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 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 28 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 +16 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Glasgow +12 4 - -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) HTTP
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (36.84%) LDAP
6 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) POP3
6 7 (36.84%) IMAP
6 7 (36.84%) Puppet
6 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (31.58%) Big Data
7 6 (31.58%) NAS
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (31.58%) SNMP
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Veritas
7 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
7 6 (31.58%) X-Windows
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
7 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 3 (15.79%) SSL

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) HTTP
4 7 (36.84%) LDAP
4 7 (36.84%) POP3
4 7 (36.84%) IMAP
5 6 (31.58%) NAS
5 6 (31.58%) SNMP
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (15.79%) SSL
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) IGRP
8 1 (5.26%) TACACS
8 1 (5.26%) LAN
8 1 (5.26%) WAN
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Email Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) X-Windows
2 1 (5.26%) COM
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (31.58%) Strategic Planning
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
1 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Veritas
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace