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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 96 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.74% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 5.12% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £60,000 £33,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.10% -56.77%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
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
141 215 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.20% 14.40% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 126 60
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,700 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) CEH
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
5 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
6 3 (21.43%) GIAC
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) CISA
6 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) SSCP
7 2 (14.29%) Network Design
7 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
7 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) IT Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CEH
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) CISA
3 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) GIAC
4 2 (14.29%) SSCP
5 1 (7.14%) GCIA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago