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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 87 111 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 2.14% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -61.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
188 187 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.71% 11.46% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115 133 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 2015, 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 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 26 (76.47%) SIEM
3 18 (52.94%) CEH
3 18 (52.94%) CISSP
4 17 (50.00%) GIAC
5 15 (44.12%) Finance
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) Law
7 10 (29.41%) SSCP
7 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (26.47%) Network Security
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (26.47%) Windows
8 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) CISA
9 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
9 8 (23.53%) GCIA
9 8 (23.53%) tcpdump
10 7 (20.59%) Open Source
10 7 (20.59%) Regular Expression
10 7 (20.59%) Analytics
10 7 (20.59%) Visualisation
10 7 (20.59%) Degree
10 7 (20.59%) XML
11 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
12 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
12 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm
13 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security
3 8 (23.53%) tcpdump
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.94%) WAAS
6 1 (2.94%) MRTG
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.94%) Multicast
6 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) OSPF
6 1 (2.94%) BGP
6 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Analyst
2 21 (61.76%) Security Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Network Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Security Specialist
5 6 (17.65%) Security Specialist
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
1 7 (20.59%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Visualisation
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) Kindle
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) SIEM
2 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Python
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) CISSP
1 18 (52.94%) CEH
2 17 (50.00%) GIAC
3 10 (29.41%) SSCP
4 8 (23.53%) CISA
4 8 (23.53%) GCIA
5 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
7 1 (2.94%) CCNP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
5 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm
6 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
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