The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 101 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 2.22% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 90 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.45% 7.42% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 111 56 72
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (60.00%) GCIA
2 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (50.00%) CEH
3 5 (50.00%) GIAC
3 5 (50.00%) CISA
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (10.00%) GPEN
6 1 (10.00%) OSCP
6 1 (10.00%) OSCE
6 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) GCIA
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CISA
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) GWAPT
4 1 (10.00%) GPEN
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
4 1 (10.00%) OSCE
4 1 (10.00%) GSEC
4 1 (10.00%) GCIH
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Juniper
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago