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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Rank 147 150 147
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 8 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 2.70% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +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
380 370 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.32% 11.30% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 250 245 322
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 7 £27,500 -21.42%
Aberdeen - 1 £22,500 -
SMTP
UK

SMTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (72.00%) HTTP
4 16 (64.00%) ITIL
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (60.00%) C#
6 13 (52.00%) SQL
6 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (48.00%) DNS
7 12 (48.00%) HTTPS
7 12 (48.00%) FTP
7 12 (48.00%) HTML
8 11 (44.00%) Finance
9 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (32.00%) CMS
10 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (28.00%) Change Management
11 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (24.00%) LDAP
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 5 (20.00%) HP
13 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 4 (16.00%) Linux
14 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
14 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
15 3 (12.00%) WebSphere

SMTP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (32.00%) CMS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Mule
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) HTTP
2 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (48.00%) DNS
3 12 (48.00%) HTTPS
3 12 (48.00%) FTP
4 6 (24.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) SNMP
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) SSL
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
6 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) IGRP
6 2 (8.00%) TACACS
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) IT Support
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Java EE
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (8.00%) Online Games
1 2 (8.00%) Social Gaming
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Lua
4 2 (8.00%) Erlang
4 2 (8.00%) Smalltalk
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView
1 3 (12.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (8.00%) HP NNM
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint