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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 84 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 17 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.50% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.12% 11.05% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,850 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
168 190 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.43% 13.54% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 128 109
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CEH
2 9 (45.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (40.00%) SIEM
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) CISA
4 7 (35.00%) GIAC
4 7 (35.00%) GCIA
4 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
4 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Kindle
7 4 (20.00%) EMC
7 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (10.00%) BCP
9 2 (10.00%) ERP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (35.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) PBX
6 1 (5.00%) MRTG
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Network Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) IT Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) IT Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) Auditor
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) COM
2 1 (5.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Kindle
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SIEM
2 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
1 9 (45.00%) CEH
2 7 (35.00%) CISA
2 7 (35.00%) GIAC
2 7 (35.00%) GCIA
3 2 (10.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Munin
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago