Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 142 122
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 +39
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 62 78 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 1.46% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.34% 12.70% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 71
Scotland median annual salary £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 664 614 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.15% 11.51% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 434 409 397
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -17 34 £26,200 -25.71% 5
Edinburgh -2 24 £23,000 -38.67% 2
Stirling +5 6 £23,000 -11.54% 1
Highlands +1 1 - -
Renfrewshire -2 1 £47,500 +37.68%
West Lothian -9 1 - - 2
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 31 (50.00%) DNS
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 28 (45.16%) Firewall
4 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 22 (35.48%) VMware
6 21 (33.87%) Windows
7 19 (30.65%) Apache
8 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
8 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
8 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
9 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
10 15 (24.19%) ITSM
10 15 (24.19%) Service Management
11 13 (20.97%) Unix
11 13 (20.97%) DHCP
12 12 (19.35%) JBoss
12 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (17.74%) Wireshark
13 11 (17.74%) SOA
13 11 (17.74%) IIS
13 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (16.13%) Oracle
14 10 (16.13%) SQL
14 10 (16.13%) QA
14 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
15 9 (14.52%) Oracle Application Server
15 9 (14.52%) SSH
15 9 (14.52%) TOGAF

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 (30.65%) Apache
2 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.35%) JBoss
4 11 (17.74%) IIS
5 9 (14.52%) iPlanet
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
6 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
7 4 (6.45%) nginx
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Office 365
3 6 (9.68%) IaaS
4 5 (8.06%) SaaS
5 4 (6.45%) Akamai
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) DNS
2 28 (45.16%) Firewall
3 13 (20.97%) DHCP
4 11 (17.74%) Wireshark
5 9 (14.52%) HTTP
5 9 (14.52%) iSCSI
5 9 (14.52%) Kerberos
5 9 (14.52%) SSH
6 7 (11.29%) SAN
6 7 (11.29%) VLAN
6 7 (11.29%) VoIP
7 6 (9.68%) Internet
7 6 (9.68%) Network Security
8 5 (8.06%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (8.06%) Ethernet
8 5 (8.06%) H.323
8 5 (8.06%) PBX
9 4 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Phabricator
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.61%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Build Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Migration Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support
5 5 (8.06%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) J2EE
2 5 (8.06%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.06%) FreeSWITCH
2 5 (8.06%) LAMP
3 4 (6.45%) OAuth
3 4 (6.45%) OAuth2
3 4 (6.45%) SAML
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) JSP
5 2 (3.23%) Kafka
5 2 (3.23%) Servlets
5 2 (3.23%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) JSON
6 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.61%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Clustering
2 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Robotics
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.23%) PMI
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.61%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (1.61%) iPhone
8 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Unix
4 9 (14.52%) AIX
4 9 (14.52%) HPUX
4 9 (14.52%) Solaris
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.06%) Debian
6 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) VxWorks
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITSM
1 15 (24.19%) Service Management
2 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (17.74%) SOA
4 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.52%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (14.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 9 (14.52%) High Availability
5 9 (14.52%) ITIL
5 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
5 9 (14.52%) Migration
5 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
5 9 (14.52%) Runbook
5 9 (14.52%) Tech Ops
5 9 (14.52%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) Open Source
6 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) C++
3 4 (6.45%) C
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded C++
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) Bourne shell
5 2 (3.23%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Korn
5 2 (3.23%) sed
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) R
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) CCNA
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.84%) CCNP
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
1 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.52%) KVM
3 9 (14.52%) NFS
3 9 (14.52%) Samba
3 9 (14.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Dovecot
4 5 (8.06%) iptables
4 5 (8.06%) Postfix
4 5 (8.06%) QEMU
4 5 (8.06%) VirtualBox
4 5 (8.06%) Xen
5 3 (4.84%) Firmware
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Proxmox
2 4 (6.45%) Kibana
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Oracle
4 9 (14.52%) Cognizant
4 9 (14.52%) PlateSpin
4 9 (14.52%) Sun
4 9 (14.52%) Veritas
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.84%) F5
7 2 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.61%) Apple
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.61%) Juniper