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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 98 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 14 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 4.23% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -21.05%
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
227 142 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.12% 9.62% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 140 101 78
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £59,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) SIEM
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 16 (64.00%) CISSP
4 16 (64.00%) Regular Expression
4 16 (64.00%) CEH
5 15 (60.00%) GIAC
6 13 (52.00%) SSCP
6 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) Degree
7 12 (48.00%) Analytics
7 12 (48.00%) Open Source
7 12 (48.00%) Visualisation
7 12 (48.00%) XML
7 12 (48.00%) Finance
8 11 (44.00%) Information Security
8 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) Network Security
10 7 (28.00%) tcpdump
10 7 (28.00%) GCIA
11 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
11 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
11 4 (16.00%) GSEC
11 4 (16.00%) GCIH
11 4 (16.00%) SSH
11 4 (16.00%) GWAPT
11 4 (16.00%) GPEN

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security
3 7 (28.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (16.00%) SSH
4 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (16.00%) LDAP
4 4 (16.00%) FTP
4 4 (16.00%) HTTP
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Security Analyst
1 19 (76.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Regular Expression
2 12 (48.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Visualisation
1 12 (48.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) SIEM
2 12 (48.00%) Analytics
3 11 (44.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) Data Security
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CISSP
1 16 (64.00%) CEH
2 15 (60.00%) GIAC
3 13 (52.00%) Degree
3 13 (52.00%) SSCP
4 7 (28.00%) GCIA
5 4 (16.00%) GSEC
5 4 (16.00%) GCIH
5 4 (16.00%) GWAPT
5 4 (16.00%) GPEN
5 4 (16.00%) OSCP
5 4 (16.00%) OSCE
6 3 (12.00%) CISA
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.00%) MCSE
7 2 (8.00%) MCSA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (8.00%) LogRhythm
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago