Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 141 131
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 +23
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 79 71 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.36% 1.44% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.52% 12.98% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 59
Scotland median annual salary £27,750 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.00% +8.70% -13.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £41,250 £43,400 £51,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 751 547 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.98% 11.06% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 481 363 387
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £59,850
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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 -14 37 £24,600 -29.71% 3
Edinburgh -18 28 £23,000 -38.67% 6
Stirling 0 8 £23,000 -11.54%
West Lothian +3 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Fife -6 2 £32,500 +23.81%
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Highlands - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 40 (50.63%) Firewall
2 36 (45.57%) DNS
3 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.44%) VMware
4 27 (34.18%) Linux
5 25 (31.65%) Data Centre
6 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (29.11%) Windows
7 22 (27.85%) Hyper-V
8 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (24.05%) Apache
9 19 (24.05%) Tomcat
10 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
11 16 (20.25%) VPN
11 16 (20.25%) Python
11 16 (20.25%) ITSM
11 16 (20.25%) Service Management
12 15 (18.99%) DHCP
12 15 (18.99%) Unix
12 15 (18.99%) Degree
13 14 (17.72%) QA
13 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
13 14 (17.72%) JBoss
13 14 (17.72%) MS Exchange
13 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (17.72%) Security Monitoring
14 13 (16.46%) KVM
14 13 (16.46%) Clustering
14 13 (16.46%) Migration
14 13 (16.46%) HTTP

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 19 (24.05%) Apache
1 19 (24.05%) Tomcat
2 14 (17.72%) JBoss
2 14 (17.72%) MS Exchange
3 12 (15.19%) iPlanet
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (15.19%) WebLogic
4 9 (11.39%) IIS
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.53%) nginx
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (10.13%) Office 365
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.53%) Akamai
5 2 (2.53%) IaaS
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.63%) Firewall
2 36 (45.57%) DNS
3 16 (20.25%) VPN
4 15 (18.99%) DHCP
5 13 (16.46%) HTTP
5 13 (16.46%) Network Security
6 10 (12.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (11.39%) IPsec
7 9 (11.39%) SAN
7 9 (11.39%) SMTP
7 9 (11.39%) SSL
8 8 (10.13%) VoIP
8 8 (10.13%) Wireshark
9 7 (8.86%) iSCSI
9 7 (8.86%) Kerberos
9 7 (8.86%) SSH
9 7 (8.86%) VLAN
10 5 (6.33%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.33%) H.323
10 5 (6.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.33%) Phabricator
1 5 (6.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.53%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Electronics
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Build Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Migration Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Unix Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Security Administrator
5 8 (10.13%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.59%) IT Support
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) J2EE
2 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) 802.1X
3 5 (6.33%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (6.33%) LAMP
4 4 (5.06%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) JSP
5 2 (2.53%) OAuth
5 2 (2.53%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.53%) SAML
5 2 (2.53%) Servlets
6 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Clustering
3 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.19%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
5 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
6 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.33%) Robotics
7 3 (3.80%) Optoelectronics
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.53%) iPad
8 2 (2.53%) iPhone
9 1 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.27%) CCTV
9 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.27%) EPoS
9 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Linux
2 23 (29.11%) Windows
3 15 (18.99%) Unix
4 12 (15.19%) AIX
4 12 (15.19%) HPUX
4 12 (15.19%) Solaris
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.33%) Debian
7 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (20.25%) ITSM
2 16 (20.25%) Service Management
3 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (17.72%) Security Monitoring
4 13 (16.46%) ITIL
4 13 (16.46%) Migration
5 12 (15.19%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (15.19%) Converged Infrastructure
5 12 (15.19%) High Availability
5 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
5 12 (15.19%) Programme Management
5 12 (15.19%) Runbook
5 12 (15.19%) Tech Ops
5 12 (15.19%) TOGAF
6 10 (12.66%) Change Management
6 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.39%) Information Management
7 9 (11.39%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) Python
2 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 10 (12.66%) Perl
5 5 (6.33%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) C++
6 4 (5.06%) C
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
8 2 (2.53%) sed
9 1 (1.27%) Java
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) CCNP
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) GCIH
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
7 1 (1.27%) MCT
7 1 (1.27%) SANS
7 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Hyper-V
2 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
4 13 (16.46%) KVM
5 12 (15.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (8.86%) NFS
6 7 (8.86%) Samba
7 5 (6.33%) Dovecot
7 5 (6.33%) iptables
7 5 (6.33%) Postfix
7 5 (6.33%) QEMU
7 5 (6.33%) VirtualBox
7 5 (6.33%) Xen
8 3 (3.80%) Firmware
9 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Ansible
2 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.39%) Puppet
3 5 (6.33%) Proxmox
4 3 (3.80%) SCCM
5 2 (2.53%) Kibana
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (1.27%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
1 28 (35.44%) VMware
2 12 (15.19%) Cognizant
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) PlateSpin
2 12 (15.19%) Sun
2 12 (15.19%) Veritas
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.80%) F5
4 3 (3.80%) Splunk
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) Avaya
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) Draytek
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Juniper
6 1 (1.27%) Meraki
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Sophos