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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 100 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 3.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -
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
154 176 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.65% 11.33% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 118 103 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) SIEM
3 16 (59.26%) Data Centre
4 15 (55.56%) CEH
4 15 (55.56%) CISSP
5 14 (51.85%) GIAC
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) Law
7 8 (29.63%) CISA
7 8 (29.63%) GCIA
7 8 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Network Security
7 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
8 6 (22.22%) SSCP
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 5 (18.52%) Open Source
9 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
9 5 (18.52%) LogRhythm
9 5 (18.52%) Regular Expression
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) Sourcefire
10 2 (7.41%) Python

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Network Security
2 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Analyst
2 19 (70.37%) Security Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Network Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) SIEM
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CISSP
1 15 (55.56%) CEH
2 14 (51.85%) GIAC
3 8 (29.63%) GCIA
3 8 (29.63%) CISA
4 6 (22.22%) SSCP
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) Sourcefire
2 5 (18.52%) LogRhythm
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds