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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 95 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 2.72% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
141 184 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.74% 12.25% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 115 109 58
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) CISSP
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (25.00%) Information Security
5 6 (25.00%) CISA
5 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) tcpdump
6 5 (20.83%) SIEM
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) GCIA
6 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
6 5 (20.83%) CEH
6 5 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
6 5 (20.83%) GIAC
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) tcpdump
4 5 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) MPLS
5 4 (16.67%) MRTG
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) LDAP
6 2 (8.33%) POP3
6 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) IMAP
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Auditor
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Graduate
7 2 (8.33%) Auditor
8 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Voice Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Security Risk Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Kindle
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) SIEM
2 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
2 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (12.50%) Database Security
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) BCP
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) SABSA
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
1 6 (25.00%) CISA
2 5 (20.83%) GCIA
2 5 (20.83%) CEH
2 5 (20.83%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 3 (12.50%) COBIT
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
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