The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 136 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 20 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 4.97% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -11.57%
Intrusion Detection
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 382 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.57% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 217 271 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,902 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region.

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Intrusion Detection Salary Histogram in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 19 £51,250 +70.83%
Glasgow +14 4 £35,000 -
Dundee - 3 - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Intrusion Detection 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 Intrusion Detection.

1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) SIEM
3 20 (55.56%) Windows
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco
5 18 (50.00%) Finance
6 17 (47.22%) CISSP
6 17 (47.22%) CEH
7 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (41.67%) Linux
7 15 (41.67%) GIAC
8 14 (38.89%) SSCP
8 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
9 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 13 (36.11%) Degree
9 13 (36.11%) Regular Expression
10 10 (27.78%) Analytics
10 10 (27.78%) Open Source
10 10 (27.78%) Visualisation
10 10 (27.78%) XML
10 10 (27.78%) Information Security
11 8 (22.22%) Law
11 8 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (22.22%) Network Security
12 6 (16.67%) GCIA
12 6 (16.67%) tcpdump
12 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 6 (16.67%) UNIX
12 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.11%) DNS
13 4 (11.11%) WAN

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Intrusion Detection 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 Intrusion Detection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) Network Security
3 6 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) FTP
5 3 (8.33%) HTTP
5 3 (8.33%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) DMZ
5 3 (8.33%) SSH
5 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (5.56%) BGP
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Analyst
2 20 (55.56%) Security Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Security Operations Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Security Specialist
6 6 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Web Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Operations Support Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Web Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Regular Expression
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (8.33%) JSP
4 2 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Visualisation
1 10 (27.78%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Kindle
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) SIEM
2 10 (27.78%) Analytics
2 10 (27.78%) Information Security
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.33%) Data Security
4 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CISSP
1 17 (47.22%) CEH
2 15 (41.67%) GIAC
3 14 (38.89%) SSCP
4 13 (36.11%) Degree
5 6 (16.67%) GCIA
6 3 (8.33%) GSEC
6 3 (8.33%) GCIH
6 3 (8.33%) GWAPT
6 3 (8.33%) GPEN
6 3 (8.33%) OSCP
6 3 (8.33%) OSCE
6 3 (8.33%) CISA
7 2 (5.56%) MCSE
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
8 1 (2.78%) CCNP
8 1 (2.78%) CCNA
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.33%) LogRhythm
6 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) VMware