Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 163 154
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -46
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 61 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.30% 1.19% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.09% 10.83% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 59
Scotland median annual salary £41,250 £32,200 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.11% -14.13% -3.02%
10th Percentile £26,400 £23,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £58,627 £47,900 £47,130
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +3.70%

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 550 591 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.72% 10.98% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 284 392 465
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,025 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £67,500 £67,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +22 39 £45,000 +95.65% 3
Glasgow +1 12 £33,750 +18.94% 9
Fife - 5 - - 1
Aberdeen -9 2 £27,500 +3.77% 3
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
3 31 (50.82%) DNS
4 27 (44.26%) DHCP
5 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.79%) Cisco
7 19 (31.15%) Office 365
8 18 (29.51%) Firewall
9 17 (27.87%) LAN
9 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
9 17 (27.87%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (26.23%) Linux
10 16 (26.23%) WAN
10 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (26.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (22.95%) Azure
12 14 (22.95%) Degree
12 14 (22.95%) Windows 10
13 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
13 13 (21.31%) VMware
14 12 (19.67%) IBM
14 12 (19.67%) SQL
15 11 (18.03%) SDLC
15 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (16.39%) Service Management
16 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
16 10 (16.39%) IBM HTTP Server
16 10 (16.39%) Wi-Fi

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 10 (16.39%) IBM HTTP Server
1 10 (16.39%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Office 365
2 14 (22.95%) Azure
3 8 (13.11%) AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.64%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.82%) DNS
2 27 (44.26%) DHCP
3 18 (29.51%) Firewall
4 17 (27.87%) LAN
5 16 (26.23%) WAN
6 10 (16.39%) HTTP
6 10 (16.39%) VPN
6 10 (16.39%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (14.75%) Network Security
7 9 (14.75%) VoIP
8 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (11.48%) Wireless
9 5 (8.20%) Internet
10 4 (6.56%) VLAN
11 2 (3.28%) BGP
11 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
11 2 (3.28%) SAN
11 2 (3.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
1 1 (1.64%) TestLink
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) German Language
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Administrator
2 7 (11.48%) Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.84%) IT Support
4 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LDAP
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) JPA
2 1 (1.64%) JSON
2 1 (1.64%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.64%) PDA
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
3 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (22.95%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.11%) Unix
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.56%) Android
8 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (26.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.03%) SDLC
5 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) Customer-Centricity
5 10 (16.39%) Decision-Making
5 10 (16.39%) Proactive Management
5 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
5 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (16.39%) Service Management
6 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Logistics
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) SIEM
8 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Python
3 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.28%) C-shell
6 2 (3.28%) Java
6 2 (3.28%) Korn
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Master's Degree
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCDP
6 2 (3.28%) CCIE
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSA
6 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) HNC
7 1 (1.64%) MCDST
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.28%) Docker
5 2 (3.28%) NFS
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) KVM
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) SCSM
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) Cisco
3 13 (21.31%) VMware
4 12 (19.67%) IBM
5 10 (16.39%) Apple
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix
6 6 (9.84%) Dell
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle
8 3 (4.92%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) Juniper
9 2 (3.28%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.64%) F5
10 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.64%) Splunk