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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 109 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 3 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.14% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 11.81% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 6
Average salary £48,750 £72,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.75% +52.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £72,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
232 144 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.25% 9.63% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 143 103 79
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (50.00%) GCIA
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 5 (35.71%) CEH
5 5 (35.71%) CISSP
6 4 (28.57%) Data Security
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) LDAP
6 4 (28.57%) FTP
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) GSEC
6 4 (28.57%) GCIH
6 4 (28.57%) SSH
6 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) GWAPT
6 4 (28.57%) GPEN
6 4 (28.57%) OSCP
6 4 (28.57%) OSCE
6 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
7 3 (21.43%) SIEM
7 3 (21.43%) Finance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 4 (28.57%) SSH
4 4 (28.57%) LDAP
4 4 (28.57%) FTP
4 4 (28.57%) HTTP
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (7.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) GCIA
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) CEH
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) GWAPT
3 4 (28.57%) GPEN
3 4 (28.57%) OSCP
3 4 (28.57%) OSCE
3 4 (28.57%) GSEC
3 4 (28.57%) GCIH
4 3 (21.43%) GIAC
4 3 (21.43%) CISA
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Munin
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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