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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 88 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 5.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Median salary £52,500 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
137 173 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.00% 13.07% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 67 122 101
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 31 (64.58%) CISSP
3 29 (60.42%) SIEM
4 26 (54.17%) Security Operations
4 26 (54.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (50.00%) Degree
6 22 (45.83%) Splunk
7 18 (37.50%) Law
7 18 (37.50%) Project Management
7 18 (37.50%) IIS
7 18 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
7 18 (37.50%) ArcSight
7 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 18 (37.50%) Security Architecture
7 18 (37.50%) QRadar
7 18 (37.50%) IISP
7 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (37.50%) Performance Management
7 18 (37.50%) PCI DSS
8 12 (25.00%) Firewall
9 11 (22.92%) Cisco
10 10 (20.83%) CISA
10 10 (20.83%) GIAC
10 10 (20.83%) Retail
11 8 (16.67%) Finance
11 8 (16.67%) GCIA
11 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (16.67%) tcpdump
11 8 (16.67%) CEH

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 18 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) IPsec
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) SSL
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (37.50%) Law
2 10 (20.83%) Retail
3 8 (16.67%) Finance
4 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Consultant
2 19 (39.58%) Security Consultant
3 12 (25.00%) IT Consultant
4 9 (18.75%) IT Security Consultant
5 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Check Point Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Ajax
1 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) Ember.js
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) HTML5
1 1 (2.08%) jQuery
1 1 (2.08%) LAMP
1 1 (2.08%) React
1 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 26 (54.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) SIEM
2 26 (54.17%) Security Operations
3 18 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 18 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
3 18 (37.50%) Project Management
3 18 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 18 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (2.08%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.08%) Data Security
9 1 (2.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) CISSP
2 24 (50.00%) Degree
3 18 (37.50%) IISP
4 10 (20.83%) CISA
4 10 (20.83%) GIAC
5 8 (16.67%) CEH
5 8 (16.67%) GCIA
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.42%) CCNA
7 5 (10.42%) CCNP
7 5 (10.42%) CCSA
8 4 (8.33%) CCIE
8 4 (8.33%) CCSE
9 3 (6.25%) CISM
10 2 (4.17%) ISEB
11 1 (2.08%) CCSP
11 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) QRadar
2 5 (10.42%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Splunk
2 18 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Imperva
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet