The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 89 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 1.56% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 13.21% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £56,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Intrusion Detection
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 159 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.75% 11.80% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 83 89 113
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Edinburgh region.

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Intrusion Detection
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection.

1 14 (100.00%) SIEM
2 13 (92.86%) Security Operations
3 10 (71.43%) CISA
3 10 (71.43%) CISSP
4 9 (64.29%) CEH
4 9 (64.29%) Network Security
4 9 (64.29%) GIAC
4 9 (64.29%) GCIA
4 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
4 9 (64.29%) tcpdump
5 8 (57.14%) Retail
6 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Security
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (28.57%) Information Security
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) CISM
8 1 (7.14%) Firewall
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security
1 9 (64.29%) tcpdump
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Security Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Network Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Network Intrusion Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Operations Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
1 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) SIEM
2 13 (92.86%) Security Operations
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISA
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) CEH
2 9 (64.29%) GCIA
2 9 (64.29%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) Degree