The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 80 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.12% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 1.14% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £34,750 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £30,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Network Security
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
185 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.55% 10.73% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 117 122 83
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Network Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Edinburgh region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Network Security 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 Network Security.

1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) CISSP
4 9 (37.50%) LAN
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) CEH
4 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (37.50%) SIEM
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 8 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 8 (33.33%) GCIA
5 8 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 8 (33.33%) CISA
5 8 (33.33%) GIAC
5 8 (33.33%) SAN
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) vSphere
7 4 (16.67%) Kindle
7 4 (16.67%) MRTG
7 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Network Security 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) MRTG
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) IMAP
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) POP3
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) PBX
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Auditor
6 2 (8.33%) IT Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Auditor
7 1 (4.17%) Voice Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
7 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Kindle
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) BCP
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CISSP
1 9 (37.50%) CEH
2 8 (33.33%) GCIA
2 8 (33.33%) CISA
2 8 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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