Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 148 125
Rank change year-on-year -26 -23 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 58 85 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 1.48% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.89% 11.32% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 66
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,000 £24,802
90th Percentile £58,750 £45,000 £45,375
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

TCP/IP 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 488 751 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.11% 13.05% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 329 473 407
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -4.48%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £60,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Scotland

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Scotland

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Scotland

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. 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
Edinburgh -14 24 £40,000 +79.78% 1
Glasgow +4 19 £38,000 +15.15% 2
Fife -2 3 £27,500 -15.38%
West Lothian -18 3 £40,250 +0.63%
Inverclyde +2 2 £42,500 -0.58%
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, IT jobs citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
4 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 17 (29.31%) DNS
5 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (27.59%) Degree
7 15 (25.86%) Information Security
7 15 (25.86%) Network Security
7 15 (25.86%) Cisco
7 15 (25.86%) LAN
7 15 (25.86%) Internet
8 14 (24.14%) Firewall
8 14 (24.14%) DHCP
9 13 (22.41%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (22.41%) SAN
9 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
9 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (20.69%) Security Operations
10 12 (20.69%) SIEM
10 12 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (18.97%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (18.97%) VMware
12 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.24%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (15.52%) Threat Modelling

TCP/IP
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 9 (15.52%) Apache
1 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) JBoss
2 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.90%) Documentum
3 4 (6.90%) FileNet
3 4 (6.90%) OnBase
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.17%) WordPress
5 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) nginx
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) SaaS
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.17%) Office 365
4 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.72%) Akamai
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) Internet
2 15 (25.86%) LAN
2 15 (25.86%) Network Security
3 14 (24.14%) DHCP
3 14 (24.14%) Firewall
4 13 (22.41%) SAN
5 9 (15.52%) HTTP
5 9 (15.52%) WAN
6 8 (13.79%) Ethernet
6 8 (13.79%) VPN
7 7 (12.07%) NAS
8 6 (10.34%) BGP
8 6 (10.34%) MPLS
9 4 (6.90%) VoIP
10 3 (5.17%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.17%) OSPF
10 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.17%) Wireless
10 3 (5.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.45%) CppUnit
3 2 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.72%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.72%) Hudson
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) SOC Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Graduate
6 5 (8.62%) Graduate Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Graduate IT Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Graduate Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) IT Graduate
6 5 (8.62%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) RESTful
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) JSON
3 4 (6.90%) Regular Expression
4 3 (5.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.45%) Kafka
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) STL
5 2 (3.45%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.72%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.72%) OpenID
6 1 (1.72%) SAML
6 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.17%) User Experience
6 2 (3.45%) Cyberattack
6 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) CCTV
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) Fintech
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.90%) Unix
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.17%) Android
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Information Security
2 13 (22.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (20.69%) Security Operations
3 12 (20.69%) SIEM
4 10 (17.24%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (15.52%) High Availability
5 9 (15.52%) Threat Modelling
6 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
6 7 (12.07%) Patch Management
7 6 (10.34%) Analytics
7 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.62%) Cloud Operations
8 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
8 5 (8.62%) DevOps
8 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) C++
3 6 (10.34%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) R
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) CCNA
5 3 (5.17%) CCIE
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.45%) ISEB
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CCSA
7 1 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CISM
7 1 (1.72%) CISSP
7 1 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.17%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) XenApp
4 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.17%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.17%) MaaS360
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) Salt
3 2 (3.45%) WMI
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) Kibana
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Cisco
3 11 (18.97%) VMware
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix
5 7 (12.07%) Oracle
6 6 (10.34%) Apple
6 6 (10.34%) HP
7 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.90%) Laserfiche
9 3 (5.17%) 3Com
9 3 (5.17%) BMC
9 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.17%) Mitel
9 3 (5.17%) MobileIron
9 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.17%) Remedy
9 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.17%) Splunk
10 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto