Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SMTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMTP over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 216 209
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +28
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 5 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.093% 0.28% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 2.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +75.44% +14.00%
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

SMTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 591 704 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.98% 12.46% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 392 465 451
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,025 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £58,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SMTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SMTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SMTP in Scotland

SMTP
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMTP in Scotland.

Salary trend for SMTP in Scotland

SMTP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMTP in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SMTP in Scotland

SMTP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMTP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -18 2 - -
Edinburgh -2 1 £38,500 -
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Clusterware

SMTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) WordPress
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) C-shell
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (40.00%) Salt
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas