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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 76 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 19 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.19% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.42% 9.82% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £51,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -11.57%
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
153 163 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.23% 12.09% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85 109 108
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £58,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) SIEM
3 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 18 (56.25%) Cisco
4 17 (53.13%) CISSP
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) CEH
5 15 (46.88%) GIAC
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) SSCP
6 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
7 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
7 13 (40.63%) Degree
7 13 (40.63%) Regular Expression
8 10 (31.25%) Analytics
8 10 (31.25%) Visualisation
8 10 (31.25%) Open Source
8 10 (31.25%) Information Security
8 10 (31.25%) XML
9 8 (25.00%) Law
9 8 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (25.00%) Network Security
10 6 (18.75%) GCIA
10 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
10 6 (18.75%) tcpdump
11 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
12 3 (9.38%) Data Security
12 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
12 3 (9.38%) GSEC

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security
3 6 (18.75%) tcpdump
4 3 (9.38%) LDAP
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) FTP
4 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) SSH
4 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) MPLS
6 1 (3.13%) OSPF
6 1 (3.13%) BGP
6 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) MRTG
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 20 (62.50%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Security Specialist
5 6 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Regular Expression
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Visualisation
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Kindle
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) SIEM
2 10 (31.25%) Analytics
2 10 (31.25%) Information Security
3 8 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Security
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) CISSP
1 17 (53.13%) CEH
2 15 (46.88%) GIAC
3 14 (43.75%) SSCP
4 13 (40.63%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) GCIA
6 3 (9.38%) GSEC
6 3 (9.38%) GCIH
6 3 (9.38%) CISA
6 3 (9.38%) GWAPT
6 3 (9.38%) GPEN
6 3 (9.38%) OSCP
6 3 (9.38%) OSCE
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
7 2 (6.25%) MCSA
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCIE
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
6 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) F5