The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 5 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 8.33% 6.90% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 66.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
TCP/IP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Highlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 33.33% 10.34% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £28,414 £30,000 £19,629
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.28% +52.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Highlands region.

TCP/IP Salary Trend in the Highlands

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Inverness +7 1 - -
TCP/IP
Scotland

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Advertising
3 3 (33.33%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) SHDSL
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Field Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) SUSE
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware