Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 147 124
Rank change year-on-year -9 -23 +14
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 67 83 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.25% 1.50% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.60% 12.24% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 57
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,300 £23,050
90th Percentile £46,550 £46,583 £50,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,875 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.98% -1.51% +3.75%

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 632 678 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.82% 12.26% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 413 461 393
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,615 £24,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 36 £29,750 -16.27% 6
Edinburgh +1 25 £23,000 -38.67% 2
West Lothian -23 5 - - 2
Stirling +3 3 £23,000 -11.54%
South Lanarkshire +3 1 - - 1
Highlands -1 1 - -
Aberdeen -1 1 £26,500 -47.00% 3
Renfrewshire -4 1 £47,500 +37.68% 1
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (53.73%) DNS
2 35 (52.24%) Linux
3 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (35.82%) Firewall
5 23 (34.33%) Apache
6 22 (32.84%) Windows
7 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
8 18 (26.87%) SQL
9 17 (25.37%) VMware
10 16 (23.88%) Tomcat
10 16 (23.88%) HTTP
11 15 (22.39%) SSH
12 14 (20.90%) JBoss
12 14 (20.90%) IIS
12 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
12 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (19.40%) ITIL
13 13 (19.40%) NFS
13 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
14 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.91%) Degree
14 12 (17.91%) iSCSI
14 12 (17.91%) SOA
14 12 (17.91%) Samba
15 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
15 11 (16.42%) DHCP
15 11 (16.42%) Unix
16 10 (14.93%) Oracle
16 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.93%) Wireshark

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 23 (34.33%) Apache
2 16 (23.88%) Tomcat
3 14 (20.90%) IIS
3 14 (20.90%) JBoss
4 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (5.97%) nginx
7 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.48%) WordPress
8 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.45%) IaaS
4 6 (8.96%) Office 365
4 6 (8.96%) SaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Akamai
6 2 (2.99%) Apigee
6 2 (2.99%) PaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (53.73%) DNS
2 24 (35.82%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) HTTP
4 15 (22.39%) SSH
5 12 (17.91%) iSCSI
6 11 (16.42%) DHCP
7 10 (14.93%) Wireshark
8 9 (13.43%) Internet
8 9 (13.43%) Kerberos
9 8 (11.94%) Network Security
9 8 (11.94%) SAN
10 7 (10.45%) VLAN
10 7 (10.45%) VoIP
10 7 (10.45%) WAN
11 6 (8.96%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.96%) LAN
12 5 (7.46%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (7.46%) H.323
12 5 (7.46%) MPLS
12 5 (7.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) ClearCase
2 5 (7.46%) CppUnit
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Phabricator
2 5 (7.46%) Subversion
3 4 (5.97%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.49%) WebScarab
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Administrator
2 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Network Support
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
1 7 (10.45%) RESTful
1 7 (10.45%) SOAP
2 6 (8.96%) Kafka
3 5 (7.46%) 802.1X
3 5 (7.46%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (7.46%) JSON
3 5 (7.46%) LAMP
3 5 (7.46%) OAuth
3 5 (7.46%) OAuth2
3 5 (7.46%) OpenID
3 5 (7.46%) SAML
3 5 (7.46%) WebSockets
3 5 (7.46%) XML
4 4 (5.97%) JSP
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
4 4 (5.97%) Servlets
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (2.99%) REST
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.46%) Robotics
5 4 (5.97%) Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (4.48%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.48%) Replication
7 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.99%) PMI
7 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.49%) Fintech
8 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Linux
2 22 (32.84%) Windows
3 11 (16.42%) Unix
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Debian
6 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) VxWorks
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.49%) Solaris
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.91%) SOA
4 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
5 10 (14.93%) Open Source
6 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.94%) ITSM
6 8 (11.94%) Service Management
7 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) Software Delivery
9 5 (7.46%) Kanban
9 5 (7.46%) Microservices
9 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.46%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.94%) C
3 8 (11.94%) C++
3 8 (11.94%) Perl
3 8 (11.94%) Python
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) Bourne shell
5 6 (8.96%) Korn
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.46%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) sed
8 2 (2.99%) R
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) CCNA
5 4 (5.97%) CCNP
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.49%) HND
8 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.40%) NFS
3 12 (17.91%) Samba
4 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.46%) Dovecot
5 5 (7.46%) iptables
5 5 (7.46%) Postfix
5 5 (7.46%) QEMU
5 5 (7.46%) VirtualBox
5 5 (7.46%) Xen
6 3 (4.48%) Firmware
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.46%) Proxmox
2 4 (5.97%) Kibana
3 3 (4.48%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
4 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.49%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.49%) vMotion
4 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) Veritas
6 3 (4.48%) F5
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper
7 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.49%) Splunk
8 1 (1.49%) Sun