Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 105 153
Rank change year-on-year -37 +48 -11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 82 112 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 2.16% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 15.53% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 61 66 62
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £38,670 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.02% +12.90% -8.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £57,500
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 713 721 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.59% 13.93% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 475 464 459
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £57,500 £57,500
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -24 29 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Edinburgh -35 28 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Lothian +3 11 £40,000 +128.57%
Inverclyde +3 4 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire -8 2 £42,500 +30.77%
Lanarkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £34,500 -
Stirling 0 1 £26,000 -42.22%
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £32,500 +14.04%
Aberdeen -3 1 £50,000 +51.52%
Fife -4 1 £26,000 -5.45%
Highlands - 1 £23,500 -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Python
3 27 (32.93%) DNS
4 26 (31.71%) Firewall
5 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
6 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 23 (28.05%) SQL
8 22 (26.83%) Linux
9 21 (25.61%) C++
10 20 (24.39%) C
10 20 (24.39%) Unix
11 19 (23.17%) Windows Server
12 18 (21.95%) Cisco
12 18 (21.95%) VMware
13 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
13 17 (20.73%) Degree
14 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (17.07%) DHCP
15 14 (17.07%) PowerShell
15 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
16 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
16 13 (15.85%) Firmware
17 12 (14.63%) IPsec
17 12 (14.63%) XML
17 12 (14.63%) Perl
17 12 (14.63%) MySQL
17 12 (14.63%) LAN
17 12 (14.63%) SSL
17 12 (14.63%) 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 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.66%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) DNS
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
3 14 (17.07%) DHCP
4 12 (14.63%) HTTP
4 12 (14.63%) IPsec
4 12 (14.63%) LAN
4 12 (14.63%) SSL
4 12 (14.63%) VLAN
5 11 (13.41%) VPN
6 10 (12.20%) Network Security
6 10 (12.20%) VoIP
6 10 (12.20%) WAN
7 9 (10.98%) BGP
7 9 (10.98%) SAN
7 9 (10.98%) SMTP
8 8 (9.76%) EIGRP
8 8 (9.76%) Ethernet
9 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (6.10%) NAS
9 5 (6.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) MySQL
2 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.54%) Redis
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
1 11 (13.41%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.54%) Electronics
3 6 (7.32%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.44%) French Language
5 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Firmware Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Manual Tester
4 7 (8.54%) Security Tester
4 7 (8.54%) Tester
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Designer
6 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Network Specialist
7 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) XML
2 11 (13.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) COM
4 1 (1.22%) Java EE
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) JSON
4 1 (1.22%) RESTful
4 1 (1.22%) RFC 2547
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
1 11 (13.41%) Optoelectronics
2 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Clustering
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) PKI
6 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Linux
3 20 (24.39%) Unix
4 19 (23.17%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.76%) Solaris
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.22%) Android
11 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
2 11 (13.41%) Defect Tracking
3 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.20%) DevOps
3 10 (12.20%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Open Source
4 9 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.98%) Web Development
5 8 (9.76%) Data Management
6 7 (8.54%) Security Testing
6 7 (8.54%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.32%) Physics
8 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.66%) CRM
9 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) Python
2 23 (28.05%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) C++
4 20 (24.39%) C
5 14 (17.07%) PowerShell
6 12 (14.63%) Perl
7 11 (13.41%) C#
7 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (12.20%) PHP
9 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
9 9 (10.98%) Java
10 7 (8.54%) Ruby
10 7 (8.54%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.20%) CCNP
4 7 (8.54%) CREST Certified
4 7 (8.54%) RHCE
5 5 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.88%) CCDP
6 4 (4.88%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE
7 1 (1.22%) CCIP
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) GCIH
7 1 (1.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) Firmware
4 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.66%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.44%) NFS
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.22%) Samba
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Nagios
2 10 (12.20%) Grafana
2 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (12.20%) Puppet
2 10 (12.20%) SCCM
2 10 (12.20%) ZABBIX
3 8 (9.76%) CFEngine
4 4 (4.88%) SCOM
5 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (1.22%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.22%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) Cisco
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.98%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.76%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) F5
7 3 (3.66%) HP
7 3 (3.66%) IBM
7 3 (3.66%) Lotus
7 3 (3.66%) Veritas
8 2 (2.44%) Juniper
8 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.22%) Adobe
9 1 (1.22%) Avaya
9 1 (1.22%) BT
9 1 (1.22%) McAfee
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Progress
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec