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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 90 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 15 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.84% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.67% 7.64% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.95% -10.00%
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
173 157 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.33% 10.98% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 85
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £64,250
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 24 December 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
3 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) SIEM
4 15 (60.00%) Cisco
4 15 (60.00%) Finance
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) Regular Expression
6 13 (52.00%) CISSP
6 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
6 13 (52.00%) SSCP
6 13 (52.00%) CEH
6 13 (52.00%) Degree
7 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (44.00%) GIAC
8 11 (44.00%) Information Security
9 10 (40.00%) XML
9 10 (40.00%) Visualisation
9 10 (40.00%) Open Source
9 10 (40.00%) Analytics
10 6 (24.00%) Network Security
11 5 (20.00%) Law
11 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (16.00%) UNIX
12 4 (16.00%) LDAP
12 4 (16.00%) FTP
12 4 (16.00%) HTTP
12 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
12 4 (16.00%) Data Security

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (16.00%) SSH
3 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 4 (16.00%) FTP
3 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
5 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.00%) MRTG
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 16 (64.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 5 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Regular Expression
2 10 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 10 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) SIEM
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
3 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) SSCP
1 13 (52.00%) CEH
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 11 (44.00%) GIAC
3 4 (16.00%) GCIA
3 4 (16.00%) GSEC
3 4 (16.00%) GCIH
3 4 (16.00%) GWAPT
3 4 (16.00%) GPEN
3 4 (16.00%) OSCP
3 4 (16.00%) OSCE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
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