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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 60 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 37 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.91% 0.74% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.84% 6.29% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 7
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
124 159 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.75% 11.80% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 83 89 113
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (66.00%) CISSP
2 32 (64.00%) Data Centre
3 27 (54.00%) SIEM
4 25 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 25 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (48.00%) Degree
6 19 (38.00%) Splunk
7 18 (36.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (32.00%) Portfolio Management
8 16 (32.00%) Test Strategy
8 16 (32.00%) PCI DSS
8 16 (32.00%) Security Architecture
8 16 (32.00%) Performance Management
8 16 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (32.00%) Project Management
8 16 (32.00%) Law
8 16 (32.00%) IIS
8 16 (32.00%) IISP
9 15 (30.00%) QRadar
9 15 (30.00%) ArcSight
10 12 (24.00%) CISA
10 12 (24.00%) Firewall
10 12 (24.00%) Retail
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Cisco
12 10 (20.00%) GIAC
13 9 (18.00%) GCIA
13 9 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (18.00%) CEH
13 9 (18.00%) tcpdump

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (32.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (18.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 16 (32.00%) Law
2 12 (24.00%) Retail
3 11 (22.00%) Finance
4 5 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Consultant
2 15 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) IT Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Network Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Check Point Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) SIEM Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Splunk Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Security Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (2.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) React
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (64.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.00%) PKI
7 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) SIEM
2 25 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 18 (36.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (32.00%) Performance Management
4 16 (32.00%) Portfolio Management
4 16 (32.00%) Project Management
4 16 (32.00%) Security Architecture
4 16 (32.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
6 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.00%) Analytics
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Network Management
8 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Java
1 4 (8.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (66.00%) CISSP
2 24 (48.00%) Degree
3 16 (32.00%) IISP
4 12 (24.00%) CISA
5 10 (20.00%) GIAC
6 9 (18.00%) CEH
6 9 (18.00%) GCIA
7 5 (10.00%) CCNA
7 5 (10.00%) CCSE
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.00%) CISM
8 4 (8.00%) CCIE
8 4 (8.00%) CCNP
8 4 (8.00%) CCSA
9 2 (4.00%) ISEB
9 2 (4.00%) LPIC
9 2 (4.00%) RHCE
10 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (32.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) QRadar
2 4 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Splunk
2 15 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco
4 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) IBM
8 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) Imperva
10 1 (2.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.00%) HP
10 1 (2.00%) Juniper
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