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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 53 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 3.10% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 32.23% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 5
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
123 121 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.35% 9.61% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 80 88 88
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 36 (61.02%) Splunk
2 25 (42.37%) Finance
3 24 (40.68%) Firewall
3 24 (40.68%) Cisco
4 23 (38.98%) Security Operations
5 22 (37.29%) Data Centre
6 21 (35.59%) Degree
7 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (32.20%) Retail
8 19 (32.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (27.12%) CCSE
9 16 (27.12%) CheckPoint
10 15 (25.42%) CCNP
11 14 (23.73%) CCSA
11 14 (23.73%) Information Security
12 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
12 13 (22.03%) Project Management
13 12 (20.34%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (20.34%) Fortinet
14 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS
14 11 (18.64%) Performance Management
14 11 (18.64%) Security Architecture
14 11 (18.64%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (18.64%) ArcSight
14 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (18.64%) FortiGate
14 11 (18.64%) Compliance Management
14 11 (18.64%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 11 (18.64%) Security Monitoring
14 11 (18.64%) IISP

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 (18.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.08%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.78%) BGP
4 4 (6.78%) OSPF
5 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) MPLS
6 2 (3.39%) MRTG
6 2 (3.39%) VoIP
6 2 (3.39%) VRRP
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) TACACS
7 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.39%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Retail
3 11 (18.64%) Law
3 11 (18.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (8.47%) Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Consultant
1 24 (40.68%) Security Consultant
2 22 (37.29%) Network Consultant
2 22 (37.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 11 (18.64%) Information Security Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Backbone.js
1 2 (3.39%) Ext JS
1 2 (3.39%) jQuery
1 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (32.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) CentOS
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Security Operations
2 14 (23.73%) Information Security
3 13 (22.03%) Project Management
4 12 (20.34%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (18.64%) Compliance Management
5 11 (18.64%) Performance Management
5 11 (18.64%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (18.64%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 11 (18.64%) Security Architecture
5 11 (18.64%) Security Monitoring
5 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.17%) SIEM
9 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.08%) SOA
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (27.12%) CCSE
4 15 (25.42%) CCNP
5 14 (23.73%) CCSA
6 11 (18.64%) CCSP
6 11 (18.64%) CISSP
6 11 (18.64%) IISP
7 4 (6.78%) CCMSE
7 4 (6.78%) CCSM
7 4 (6.78%) CISM
8 3 (5.08%) CCDP
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
10 1 (1.69%) CCIE
10 1 (1.69%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.39%) NDS
3 2 (3.39%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Cacti
2 2 (3.39%) Nagios
2 2 (3.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Splunk
2 24 (40.68%) Cisco
3 16 (27.12%) CheckPoint
4 12 (20.34%) Fortinet
5 11 (18.64%) ArcSight
6 8 (13.56%) Juniper
7 6 (10.17%) Blue Coat
8 5 (8.47%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.39%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.69%) SAP
10 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
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