The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 89 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.097% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 7.76% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £26,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 116 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.20% 10.10% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 80 76 98
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Glasgow region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 10 (66.67%) CISSP
3 10 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) Information Security Management
4 9 (60.00%) Security Management
4 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) Law
4 9 (60.00%) Legal
4 9 (60.00%) CEH
4 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (60.00%) ISMS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) NFS
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Blackberry

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (60.00%) Law
1 9 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 9 (60.00%) Security Specialist
2 9 (60.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 10 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (60.00%) Information Security Management
4 9 (60.00%) ISMS
4 9 (60.00%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISSP
2 9 (60.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) VMware