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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 57 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 34 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.75% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.61% 7.04% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 3
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +11.76%
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
144 142 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.64% 9.24% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 87 103 127
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £28,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 29 August 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (50.00%) Splunk
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
3 16 (38.10%) CCNP
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 14 (33.33%) Information Security
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco
5 13 (30.95%) Security Architecture
6 12 (28.57%) CISSP
7 11 (26.19%) IIS
7 11 (26.19%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (26.19%) ArcSight
7 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (26.19%) IISP
7 11 (26.19%) Security Operations
7 11 (26.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (26.19%) Degree
7 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (26.19%) Performance Management
7 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
7 11 (26.19%) Compliance Management
7 11 (26.19%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 10 (23.81%) Fortinet
8 10 (23.81%) CCSE
8 10 (23.81%) CCSA
8 10 (23.81%) Retail
8 10 (23.81%) FortiGate
8 10 (23.81%) CCSP

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 11 (26.19%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) BGP
3 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
3 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.90%) VoIP
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) IPsec
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 8 (19.05%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Consultant
2 21 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 15 (35.71%) Network Consultant
3 15 (35.71%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (19.05%) Head of Design
5 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ISPF
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Security Architecture
3 11 (26.19%) Compliance Management
3 11 (26.19%) Performance Management
3 11 (26.19%) Portfolio Management
3 11 (26.19%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 11 (26.19%) Security Operations
3 11 (26.19%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Coaching
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 6 (14.29%) SIEM
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) Security Management
10 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
1 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.38%) CLIST
1 1 (2.38%) JCL
1 1 (2.38%) Perl
1 1 (2.38%) Python
1 1 (2.38%) REXX
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) CCNP
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CISSP
3 11 (26.19%) Degree
3 11 (26.19%) IISP
4 10 (23.81%) CCSA
4 10 (23.81%) CCSE
4 10 (23.81%) CCSP
5 5 (11.90%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CISA
7 1 (2.38%) GIAC
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Firmware
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 6 (14.29%) QRadar
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Splunk
2 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) ArcSight
5 10 (23.81%) Fortinet
6 8 (19.05%) VMware
7 6 (14.29%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.38%) CA
8 1 (2.38%) F5
8 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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