Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 117 143
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +10
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 93 85 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.64% 1.83% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.57% 13.64% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 54 59 49
Scotland median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.67% +15.38% -12.16%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,921 £22,950
90th Percentile £46,508 £45,150 £49,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 740 623 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.08% 13.41% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 468 408 451
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £59,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 February 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 February 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
Edinburgh -15 34 £23,500 -35.17% 4
Glasgow -28 34 £37,000 -1.33% 5
West Lothian - 11 £40,000 -
Inverclyde +8 5 £37,500 -1.32%
Stirling - 3 £34,000 -
Fife -7 2 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Lanarkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Midlothian -1 1 £35,000 +27.27%
North Lanarkshire -11 1 £26,000 -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 43 (46.24%) Firewall
2 31 (33.33%) Python
3 29 (31.18%) Windows
4 28 (30.11%) DNS
4 28 (30.11%) VMware
5 27 (29.03%) VPN
6 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (26.88%) Degree
7 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
8 22 (23.66%) Security Monitoring
9 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
11 19 (20.43%) Linux
11 19 (20.43%) Hyper-V
11 19 (20.43%) Windows Server
12 18 (19.35%) C++
12 18 (19.35%) SQL
13 17 (18.28%) Unix
13 17 (18.28%) Management Information System
14 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
14 16 (17.20%) Perl
14 16 (17.20%) C
14 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
14 16 (17.20%) Change Management
14 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (16.13%) ITIL
15 15 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
16 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (15.05%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (15.05%) DHCP

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 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
2 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.53%) JBoss
3 6 (6.45%) iPlanet
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) IBM Domino
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) Office 365
3 5 (5.38%) SaaS
4 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.24%) Firewall
2 28 (30.11%) DNS
3 27 (29.03%) VPN
4 14 (15.05%) DHCP
4 14 (15.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (13.98%) HTTP
5 13 (13.98%) IPsec
5 13 (13.98%) Network Security
5 13 (13.98%) SMTP
5 13 (13.98%) SSL
5 13 (13.98%) VLAN
6 10 (10.75%) SAN
7 9 (9.68%) VoIP
7 9 (9.68%) WAN
8 8 (8.60%) Ethernet
8 8 (8.60%) LAN
9 7 (7.53%) BGP
10 5 (5.38%) EIGRP
11 4 (4.30%) NAS
12 3 (3.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) MySQL
2 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) MS Access
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.83%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.68%) Electronics
3 8 (8.60%) Finance
4 5 (5.38%) Back Office
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.23%) Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Dutch Language
7 2 (2.15%) French Language
7 2 (2.15%) German Language
7 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Administrator
2 13 (13.98%) Security Administrator
3 11 (11.83%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Firmware Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) XML
2 11 (11.83%) .NET
3 6 (6.45%) J2EE
4 2 (2.15%) COM
4 2 (2.15%) RFC 2547
5 1 (1.08%) Java EE
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) JSON
5 1 (1.08%) LDAP
5 1 (1.08%) RESTful
5 1 (1.08%) SOAP
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.28%) Management Information System
3 16 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (15.05%) Public Cloud
5 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
6 12 (12.90%) Clustering
7 11 (11.83%) Optoelectronics
8 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (2.15%) PKI
10 1 (1.08%) CCTV
10 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.08%) EPoS
10 1 (1.08%) iPad
10 1 (1.08%) iPhone
10 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.28%) Unix
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.68%) Solaris
7 6 (6.45%) AIX
7 6 (6.45%) HPUX
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.08%) CentOS
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Security Monitoring
2 16 (17.20%) Change Management
3 15 (16.13%) ITIL
4 13 (13.98%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
4 13 (13.98%) Information Management
4 13 (13.98%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (13.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 13 (13.98%) Password Management
4 13 (13.98%) Security Architecture
4 13 (13.98%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.83%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (11.83%) Load Balancing
6 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.75%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (10.75%) Migration
8 8 (8.60%) Information Security
9 7 (7.53%) Service Management
9 7 (7.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) Python
2 18 (19.35%) C++
2 18 (19.35%) SQL
3 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
3 16 (17.20%) C
3 16 (17.20%) Perl
4 11 (11.83%) C#
4 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) Java
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.38%) CCNA
4 5 (5.38%) CCNP
5 3 (3.23%) CCDP
6 2 (2.15%) CCIP
6 2 (2.15%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CISSP
7 1 (1.08%) GCIH
7 1 (1.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.08%) MCT
7 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (20.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.98%) Firmware
5 7 (7.53%) KVM
6 6 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.30%) Terminal Server
8 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Ansible
2 13 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.98%) Puppet
3 11 (11.83%) SCCM
4 5 (5.38%) SCOM
5 3 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (1.08%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) VMware
2 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco
4 10 (10.75%) Veritas
5 9 (9.68%) Citrix
6 8 (8.60%) Oracle
7 6 (6.45%) Cognizant
7 6 (6.45%) PlateSpin
7 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.45%) Sun
8 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.30%) F5
9 4 (4.30%) Lotus
10 2 (2.15%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Juniper
10 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.15%) Splunk
11 1 (1.08%) Adobe
11 1 (1.08%) Progress