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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 88 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 5.10% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
119 157 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.03% 11.15% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 115 99
Median salary £38,835 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,675 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 27 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 26 (61.90%) CISSP
3 24 (57.14%) SIEM
4 23 (54.76%) Splunk
5 21 (50.00%) Degree
5 21 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 21 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (38.10%) Law
6 16 (38.10%) Project Management
6 16 (38.10%) IIS
6 16 (38.10%) QRadar
6 16 (38.10%) IISP
6 16 (38.10%) Test Strategy
6 16 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
6 16 (38.10%) Performance Management
6 16 (38.10%) PCI DSS
6 16 (38.10%) Portfolio Management
6 16 (38.10%) ArcSight
6 16 (38.10%) Security Architecture
6 16 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (28.57%) Firewall
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco
9 10 (23.81%) Retail
10 9 (21.43%) Finance
11 7 (16.67%) GIAC
11 7 (16.67%) CISA
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
12 6 (14.29%) CCNP
12 6 (14.29%) CCSA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (11.90%) tcpdump
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) IPsec
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
General
1 16 (38.10%) Law
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 9 (21.43%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Consultant
2 20 (47.62%) Security Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) IT Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Network Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ISPF
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 21 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) SIEM
2 21 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 16 (38.10%) Performance Management
3 16 (38.10%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (38.10%) Project Management
3 16 (38.10%) Security Architecture
3 16 (38.10%) Test Strategy
3 16 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Line Management
7 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (2.38%) Data Security
8 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.38%) CLIST
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JCL
2 1 (2.38%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) REXX
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) CISSP
2 21 (50.00%) Degree
3 16 (38.10%) IISP
4 7 (16.67%) CISA
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (16.67%) GIAC
5 6 (14.29%) CCNP
5 6 (14.29%) CCSA
5 6 (14.29%) CCSE
6 5 (11.90%) CEH
6 5 (11.90%) GCIA
7 4 (9.52%) CCSP
8 3 (7.14%) CCNA
8 3 (7.14%) CISM
9 2 (4.76%) CCIE
9 2 (4.76%) ISEB
10 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (38.10%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (2.38%) Snort
2 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) QRadar
2 6 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 3 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Splunk
2 16 (38.10%) ArcSight
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Imperva
7 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.38%) CA
8 1 (2.38%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago