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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 95 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.74% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 5.12% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -34.48%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
141 215 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.20% 14.40% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 126 60
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,700 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) CISSP
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 4 (21.05%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Database Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) MRTG
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 2 (10.53%) IMAP
5 2 (10.53%) POP3
5 2 (10.53%) SMTP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
2 3 (15.79%) Security Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Database Security
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) GCIA
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 24 days ago