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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 70 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 29 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.74% 2.10% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.90% 23.48% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 1
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.54%
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
162 115 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.28% 8.96% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 91 80 83
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £52,500
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
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 21 January 2017.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 41 (58.57%) Splunk
2 29 (41.43%) Data Centre
2 29 (41.43%) Finance
3 27 (38.57%) Firewall
3 27 (38.57%) Cisco
3 27 (38.57%) Security Operations
4 25 (35.71%) Information Security
5 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (32.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 22 (31.43%) Degree
8 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 19 (27.14%) CCNP
9 19 (27.14%) CCSE
9 19 (27.14%) Retail
10 17 (24.29%) CCSA
10 17 (24.29%) Security Architecture
11 15 (21.43%) PCI DSS
11 15 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
11 15 (21.43%) ArcSight
11 15 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (21.43%) Compliance Management
11 15 (21.43%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 15 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
11 15 (21.43%) IISP
11 15 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (21.43%) Fortinet
11 15 (21.43%) Performance Management
11 15 (21.43%) IIS
11 15 (21.43%) CISSP
12 14 (20.00%) Project Management

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 15 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) Firewall
2 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.14%) BGP
5 4 (5.71%) OSPF
6 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
6 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.86%) DNS
7 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.86%) MPLS
7 2 (2.86%) MRTG
7 2 (2.86%) VRRP
8 1 (1.43%) DHCP
8 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.43%) HTTP
8 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.43%) LAN
8 1 (1.43%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Retail
3 14 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (18.57%) Law
5 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.86%) Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Consultant
1 29 (41.43%) Security Consultant
2 28 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 28 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 10 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Head of Design
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.43%) Ext JS
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Data Centre
2 23 (32.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) CentOS
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Security Operations
2 25 (35.71%) Information Security
3 17 (24.29%) Security Architecture
4 15 (21.43%) Compliance Management
4 15 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 15 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
4 15 (21.43%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 15 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
4 15 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (14.29%) Coaching
7 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (12.86%) Test Strategy
8 9 (12.86%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (10.00%) SIEM
10 5 (7.14%) ITIL
11 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.29%) Network Management
12 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) Degree
3 19 (27.14%) CCNP
3 19 (27.14%) CCSE
4 17 (24.29%) CCSA
5 15 (21.43%) CISSP
5 15 (21.43%) IISP
6 14 (20.00%) CCSP
7 6 (8.57%) CISM
8 4 (5.71%) CCMSE
8 4 (5.71%) CCSM
9 3 (4.29%) CCDP
9 3 (4.29%) CCNA
10 1 (1.43%) CCIE
10 1 (1.43%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.86%) NDS
3 2 (2.86%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.43%) Firmware
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.86%) Cacti
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (1.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Splunk
2 27 (38.57%) Cisco
3 20 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.43%) ArcSight
4 15 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 7 (10.00%) Juniper
5 7 (10.00%) SAP
6 6 (8.57%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.14%) F5
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.86%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.43%) VMware