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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 96 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% - 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £53,750 - £80,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 - £78,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 - £82,000
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
167 153 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.61% 9.82% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 63
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) SIEM
3 18 (58.06%) Data Centre
4 15 (48.39%) CEH
4 15 (48.39%) CISSP
5 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 13 (41.94%) GIAC
6 10 (32.26%) Law
6 10 (32.26%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (29.03%) Network Security
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco
8 8 (25.81%) CISA
8 8 (25.81%) GCIA
8 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
8 8 (25.81%) tcpdump
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 6 (19.35%) SSCP
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
11 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 4 (12.90%) XML
12 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
12 4 (12.90%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) Open Source
12 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
12 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
12 4 (12.90%) LogRhythm
12 4 (12.90%) Regular Expression

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Network Security
3 8 (25.81%) tcpdump
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.23%) MRTG
5 1 (3.23%) WAAS
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.23%) Multicast
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Security Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
1 4 (12.90%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.68%) Kindle
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) SIEM
2 10 (32.26%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Python
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CEH
1 15 (48.39%) CISSP
2 13 (41.94%) GIAC
3 8 (25.81%) CISA
3 8 (25.81%) GCIA
4 6 (19.35%) SSCP
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) CISM
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
4 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.90%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) EMC