Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 215 240
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 -14
Permanent jobs citing SMTP 16 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 0.56% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.57% +12.00% -12.28%
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 702 720 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.56% 13.94% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 465 465 466
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 19 November 2017. 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 - 11 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 - -
SMTP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SMTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SMTP.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Nagios
2 14 (87.50%) Open Source
2 14 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 11 (68.75%) HTTP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) SSL
4 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) Python
4 9 (56.25%) Perl
4 9 (56.25%) PHP
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
4 9 (56.25%) ZABBIX
4 9 (56.25%) Web Development
4 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
4 9 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (56.25%) IPsec
4 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (56.25%) Grafana
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (43.75%) Redis
5 7 (43.75%) CFEngine

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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
1 11 (68.75%) HTTP
1 11 (68.75%) SSL
2 9 (56.25%) IPsec
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 5 (31.25%) IMAP
4 5 (31.25%) Kerberos
4 5 (31.25%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) FTP
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 2 (12.50%) SSH
5 2 (12.50%) Telnet
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Artifactory
2 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
2 5 (31.25%) CMake
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 5 (31.25%) MSBuild
2 5 (31.25%) NuGet
2 5 (31.25%) Phabricator
2 5 (31.25%) Ranorex
2 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) IT Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Robotics
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Debian
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Open Source
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) Web Development
4 7 (43.75%) Data Management
4 7 (43.75%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Innovative Thinking
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 9 (56.25%) Perl
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Nagios
2 9 (56.25%) Grafana
2 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 9 (56.25%) ZABBIX
3 7 (43.75%) CFEngine
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) VMware