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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 94 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 2.23% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,500 £39,500
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
152 179 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.67% 11.35% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 114 106 58
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,480
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £77,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 9 (33.33%) CISSP
3 9 (33.33%) CISA
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) GIAC
4 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
4 8 (29.63%) SIEM
4 8 (29.63%) GCIA
4 8 (29.63%) CEH
4 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) UNIX
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) vSphere
7 5 (18.52%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
8 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (14.81%) MPLS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (29.63%) tcpdump
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 7 (25.93%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) MPLS
5 4 (14.81%) MRTG
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.41%) IMAP
6 2 (7.41%) LDAP
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) POP3
6 2 (7.41%) SMTP
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) PBX
7 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Security Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Network Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate
7 2 (7.41%) IT Auditor
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Graduate
7 2 (7.41%) Auditor
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Security Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Voice Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Technology Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Kindle
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
1 8 (29.63%) SIEM
2 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) Database Security
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) IT Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
1 9 (33.33%) CISA
2 8 (29.63%) GIAC
2 8 (29.63%) GCIA
2 8 (29.63%) CEH
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) vSphere
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago