Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 139 111
Rank change year-on-year -26 -28 +48
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 63 85 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 1.53% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.33% 11.92% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 63
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,450 £25,150
90th Percentile £51,100 £48,750 £49,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +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 556 713 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.48% 12.84% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 363 472 445
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,875 £56,250
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -4 36 £32,200 -12.97% 4
Edinburgh -12 16 £30,500 -18.67% 2
West Lothian -24 6 - - 1
South Lanarkshire +1 2 - -
Inverclyde 0 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Aberdeen 0 2 £26,500 -47.00%
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 32 (50.79%) Linux
2 31 (49.21%) DNS
3 23 (36.51%) Apache
4 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
5 21 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (30.16%) SQL
6 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
6 19 (30.16%) Firewall
7 17 (26.98%) HTTP
8 16 (25.40%) JBoss
8 16 (25.40%) VMware
9 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (20.63%) Unix
10 13 (20.63%) Oracle
10 13 (20.63%) Degree
11 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 11 (17.46%) Cisco
12 11 (17.46%) ITIL
12 11 (17.46%) Python
12 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
12 11 (17.46%) SSH
12 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (15.87%) RESTful
13 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (15.87%) Finance
13 10 (15.87%) WebSphere

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 (36.51%) Apache
2 16 (25.40%) JBoss
3 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (15.87%) WebSphere
5 9 (14.29%) IIS
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (4.76%) nginx
8 3 (4.76%) WordPress
9 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
9 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
9 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.52%) IaaS
3 6 (9.52%) SaaS
4 5 (7.94%) Office 365
5 3 (4.76%) Akamai
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.17%) Apigee
6 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.17%) PaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) DNS
2 19 (30.16%) Firewall
3 17 (26.98%) HTTP
4 11 (17.46%) SSH
5 10 (15.87%) Internet
6 8 (12.70%) DHCP
6 8 (12.70%) iSCSI
6 8 (12.70%) LAN
6 8 (12.70%) MPLS
7 7 (11.11%) BGP
7 7 (11.11%) OSPF
7 7 (11.11%) SAN
8 6 (9.52%) WAN
9 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.94%) Network Security
9 5 (7.94%) SMTP
9 5 (7.94%) VPN
10 4 (6.35%) SSL
10 4 (6.35%) VLAN
10 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) ClearCase
2 6 (9.52%) CppUnit
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.59%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.59%) WebScarab
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Applications Engineer
1 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Administrator
2 10 (15.87%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.70%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.35%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Network Support
9 3 (4.76%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Technical Support
9 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) RESTful
2 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.70%) SOAP
3 7 (11.11%) JSON
3 7 (11.11%) Kafka
3 7 (11.11%) XML
4 6 (9.52%) LDAP
4 6 (9.52%) WebSockets
5 4 (6.35%) OAuth
5 4 (6.35%) OAuth2
5 4 (6.35%) OpenID
5 4 (6.35%) SAML
6 3 (4.76%) JSP
6 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.76%) Middleware
6 3 (4.76%) Servlets
7 2 (3.17%) REST
7 2 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Clustering
5 3 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.17%) PMI
7 1 (1.59%) CCTV
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.59%) Fintech
7 1 (1.59%) FMCG
7 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) Unix
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.46%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
4 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 8 (12.70%) SOA
6 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.52%) High Availability
7 6 (9.52%) Kanban
7 6 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (9.52%) Open Source
7 6 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Python
3 10 (15.87%) C++
3 10 (15.87%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.29%) C
4 9 (14.29%) Perl
5 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.52%) C#
6 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.94%) Bourne shell
7 5 (7.94%) Korn
8 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.17%) R
10 2 (3.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.70%) CCNP
4 6 (9.52%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.76%) CCIE
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.17%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCSA
8 1 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CISM
8 1 (1.59%) CISSP
8 1 (1.59%) HND
8 1 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.29%) NFS
3 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.70%) Samba
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Firmware
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.76%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.76%) Kibana
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) WMI
3 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.17%) Salt
3 2 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.59%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.59%) Nessus
4 1 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.59%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.59%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) VMware
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco
5 5 (7.94%) Veritas
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.76%) F5
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Ciena
9 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.59%) Nokia
9 1 (1.59%) Splunk
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec