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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 53 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 38 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.35% 0.70% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.57% 6.36% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 5
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
143 173 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.61% 11.00% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 97 115 148
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,200 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 25 (55.56%) Splunk
1 25 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 19 (42.22%) Information Security
3 19 (42.22%) Firewall
4 18 (40.00%) CCNP
4 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 15 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 14 (31.11%) Cisco
7 13 (28.89%) CISSP
7 13 (28.89%) IIS
7 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
7 13 (28.89%) Degree
7 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (28.89%) Performance Management
7 13 (28.89%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (28.89%) ArcSight
7 13 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (28.89%) IISP
7 13 (28.89%) Security Operations
7 13 (28.89%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (28.89%) Compliance Management
7 13 (28.89%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 12 (26.67%) FortiGate
8 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
8 12 (26.67%) Retail
8 12 (26.67%) CCSE
8 12 (26.67%) CCSP
8 12 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical

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 13 (28.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) BGP
3 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) IPsec
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (26.67%) Retail
3 7 (15.56%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Consultant
2 25 (55.56%) Security Consultant
3 22 (48.89%) Network Consultant
3 22 (48.89%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (20.00%) Head of Design
6 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Information Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) ISPF
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Information Security
2 15 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 13 (28.89%) Compliance Management
3 13 (28.89%) Performance Management
3 13 (28.89%) Portfolio Management
3 13 (28.89%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 13 (28.89%) Security Operations
3 13 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (20.00%) Coaching
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.67%) Security Management
8 3 (6.67%) SIEM
9 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.44%) IT Audit
9 2 (4.44%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
1 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.22%) CLIST
1 1 (2.22%) JCL
1 1 (2.22%) Perl
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) REXX
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) CCNP
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.89%) CISSP
2 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 13 (28.89%) IISP
3 12 (26.67%) CCSA
3 12 (26.67%) CCSE
3 12 (26.67%) CCSP
4 6 (13.33%) CISM
5 5 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (28.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.67%) QRadar
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Splunk
2 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco
4 13 (28.89%) ArcSight
5 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
6 7 (15.56%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.22%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Sybase