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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 101 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.16% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 2.38% 0.78%
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 £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 84 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.08% 6.85% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 115 52 74
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 £23,200 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,200 £53,000
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 1 August 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (75.00%) GCIA
2 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (50.00%) GIAC
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) CISA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) GSEC
5 2 (25.00%) GCIH
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
5 2 (25.00%) GPEN
5 2 (25.00%) OSCP
5 2 (25.00%) OSCE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Security Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
1 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) GCIA
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) GIAC
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) GSEC
3 2 (25.00%) GCIH
3 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
3 2 (25.00%) GPEN
3 2 (25.00%) OSCP
3 2 (25.00%) OSCE
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago